from the article by Anna Bawden in The Guardian:
In a small workshop on an industrial estate, Jordan Lee Caffyn is putting the finishing touches to a beautifully handcrafted wooden memory box. The box is the culmination of several days' graft tha... READ MORE
from the article in the Leicester Mercury:
Two men who sprayed graffiti over a number of buildings have paid their dues with community work.
The men, aged 18 and 20, sprayed paint over a number of commercial buildings, bridges, food vans and... READ MORE
from the article in the Guardian:
Convicted criminals serving community sentences are to be put to work restoring Surrey's war memorials.
The Respect and Remember project will offer improvement works across the county to tidy up and restore ... READ MORE
from the article in the Bristol Post:
Young offenders in Bristol have been giving back to the community by raising funds for the Victim Support charity through selling home grown produce. READ MORE
from the article by William R. Wood in Criminal Justice Policy Review:
In 2001, the Clark County Juvenile Court (CCJC) in Washington State adopted what it calls “restorative community service” (RCS). Prior to 2001, youth sentenced to commun... READ MORE
Source: (2008) Pittsburgh, PA: National Center for Juvenile Justice.Community service is a common strategy used by juvenile courts and probation departments as part of their strategies for dealing with juvenile offenders. In this bulletin, the pos... READ MORE
from the article by Harriet Ernstsons in Reddich Standard:
HMP Hewell staff and two prisoners worked alongside students from the Forge Short Stay School on Easemore Road to create a flower bed as part of the programme which sees offenders putting... READ MORE
from the article on This Is Cheshire:
A plaque put up to mark the Warrington bombings has been returned to the River of Life memorial on Bridge Street.
The plaque, which was damaged and stolen earlier in the year, has been recovered and returned... READ MORE
from the article in the North Devon Journal:
....Dylan, who works as a butcher at Turton's in the High Street, said: "We were bored so we went and stood on the boat and pretended to be fishermen for a laugh.
"I don't know why we cut the ropes bu... READ MORE
from the article on BBC News Cambridgeshire:
Inmates from HMP Littlehey in Cambridgeshire have been refurbishing run-down bicycles recovered by police, before they are donated to charities.
Chief Constable Simon Parr said the scheme was part of ... READ MORE