Celebrating and promoting the best in UK prisons, probation and youth justice

Nov 3, 2021

Notable Practice Trophies

We are delighted to announce that the inaugural Ruth Mann and Kathy Biggar Trophies, for notable practice in custodial and community settings, respectively, go to: HMP Maghaberry, for “Making visits autism friendly”; and London NPS, for their “Young Adult Transitions” programme.
Oct 20, 2021
Hidden Heroes Charity Challenge

#HiddenHeroes #CharityChallenge

In the run up to #HiddenHeroesDay 2021, staff across the country took part in a national #CharityChallenge, organised by the Butler Trust, to raise awareness and funding for mental health.
Sep 30, 2021

#HiddenHeroesDay 2021

Wednesday 29 September saw the second annual #HiddenHeroesDay in tribute to staff working in prisons, IRCs, probation services and youth justice settings right across the UK.
Jun 3, 2021

Nominations open for 2021-22 Butler Trust Awards!

Nominations are now open for this year’s Butler Trust Awards - help us give credit where it's due #HiddenHeroes
Feb 22, 2021
Knowledge Exchange

The Knowledge Exchange launched

Today we launched the Knowledge Exchange website, as part of our work to help promote good practice across the criminal justice system.
Jan 12, 2021
2020-21 Butler Trust Winners Announced

2020-21 Butler Trust Winners Announced

The 2020-21 Butler Trust Award Winners and Commendees have just been announced.
Dec 1, 2020

A HiddenHeroes Advent Calendar

In the run up to what’s likely to be an especially challenging Christmas, the Trust today launched an online Advent Calendar for all the #HiddenHeroes working in prisons, IRCs, probation and youth justice.
Nov 5, 2020

A Royal thank you

Over the last six weeks, our Patron HRH The Princess Royal visited five prisons across the country, to thank the #HiddenHeroes working there for their service at this time.
Oct 20, 2020

Shortlist Announced for 2020-21 Butler Trust Awards

We've just announced the shortlist for the 2020-21 Butler Trust Awards - congratulations to everyone who's made it this far, and good luck!
Oct 6, 2020

#HiddenHeroesDay 29.09.20

A look back across the country at last week's first national #HiddenHeroesDay
Jul 3, 2020

Second Highest Nominations On Record!

When we decided to go ahead with this year’s nominations, we were a little nervous (under the circumstances) about how many we’d receive. We needn’t have worried… #ButlerTrustAwards
Apr 10, 2020

A new site for our #HiddenHeroes

Check out the tributes to prison, probation and youth justice staff and add one of your own, at: www.HiddenHeroes.UK #HiddenHeroes
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