Offenders' work is praised
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 something back into society.
Headteacher Roger Satterthwaite said it had been a very important partnership for them with a beneficial impact on the school.
“The power of learning from a reformed person is considerable and students have come to value the relationship with Hewell.
“The raised flower bed completed in the worst weather imaginable has been a triumph. Our students have been very motivated by the enthusiasm and commitment of the men working at school.”
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