Peter Redfern ‘OPeN’ for success at Interserve staff awards

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OPeN helps the CRCs identify areas of work that we need to focus upon as well as highlights our successes. Peter Redfern joined Merseyside Probation Trust in 2007 as a learning and development administrator. He was responsible for organising training and the Practice Development Programme for the Northwest Consortium, which consisted of five probation areas.…

Charity Football Match

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The match being held on Saturday 6th August at Camp Hill Woolton L25 is the 4th annual game organised in aid of Alder Hey. Previous events have raised £5,500 for the childrens hospital in memory of Sophie Huges, daughter of one of Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company’s Interchange Managers. These events have been fabulous celebrations of…

High Sheriff of Liverpool praises probation

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“The people I met are extraordinary individuals because they all completed these courses to help them support others who have committed crime.” SIX people who successfully completed probation have passed qualifications that enable them to peer mentor offenders.   The High Sheriff of Liverpool Jim Davies presented certificates to each of the course’s graduates at…

Volunteer role reaps rewards

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 ALISON Jarvis is one of 40 volunteers who support people on probation to help them turn their lives around. The mum-of-three, from Liverpool, developed an interest while completing a Community Order in 2011 following a first time offence. Alison volunteers with the Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company (M CRC) at Kirkdale’s Womens Turnaround Centre. She said:…

Praise for CP work

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March 2016 February 2016 North Liverpool Community Payback teams have been thanked by Liverpool Mutual Homes for their work clearing and preparing the gardens of a vacant property. A representative for LMH said that, “Without their hard work to clear the front and rear gardens then LMH would not have been able to move a…

Pedal Power for Charity

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what will be tough is the emotion of it all coupled with the fact that I’ll be away from my family for so long. You can see how John prepared for his trip here PROBATION officer John Edwards is gearing up for a continental-sized cycle ride, as he aims to raise cash for a cancer charity…

Big Love My Brother

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Big Love My Brother Summit The Juicy Big Love Sista Thursday, February 18, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (GMT) Huyton   See here for Invitation to Big Love my Brother summit   Top City Businessmen Set To Gather For Inspirational Wellbeing Project A local artist is gathering key male leaders from Merseyside to take…

Make a Resolution to Make a Difference

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Can you make a difference to young peoples’ lives by helping them to get their voices heard? Sefton Council is currently recruiting Volunteer Independent Visitors and advocates to work with looked after children. Volunteers are not part of social care services but commit to making a difference to children and young people by volunteering their…