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

Nov 5, 2015

FATIMA BOUKILI (HMP Grendon)

COMMENDEE 2015-16: Fatima, an Officer & Therapeutic Community Specialist at HMP Grendon, is Commended after being nominated by five prisoners for the dedication and caring approach she demonstrates in her role.
Nov 3, 2015

CHRIS BOWDITCH, DAVID HAYES, CHRIS JONES & MATTHEW WILLIAMS (HMP/YOI Parc)

COMMENDEES 2015-16: Chris, David, Chris and Matthew, who together comprise the gym team at HMP/YOI Parc, are Commended for their contribution both to the health and wellbeing of prisoners, and to the wider prison regime.
Nov 1, 2015

PAUL BROWN (Essex CRC)

COMMENDEE 2015-16: Paul is granted a Commendation for the high level dedication, skill and creativity he has brought to all aspects of his role as a Housing Liaison Officer with Essex CRC.
Oct 31, 2015

ANDY CERESETO (DLNR CRC)

COMMENDEE 2015-16: Andy receives a Commendation for his work as a volunteer with Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire & Rutland CRC, in helping to turn around ‘Minnie’s Friends’, a drop-in centre “for vulnerable people of all ages”.
Oct 29, 2015

LYNDA ELLIOTT (HMP Durham)

COMMENDEE 2015-16: Lynda, Learning & Skills Manager at HMP Durham, is Commended for setting up the ‘Judge & Barista’ coffee shop, which is open to staff and the public, and provides jobs to local unemployed people, including former offenders.
Oct 27, 2015

PAUL ELLIOTT (HMP/YOI Castle Huntly)

COMMENDEE 2015-16: Paul is a Residential Officer at HMP Castle Huntly who was nominated by a prisoner and receives a Commendation for his role in developing support for veterans in the prison.
Oct 25, 2015

PHIL FORDER (HMP Parc)

COMMENDEE 2015-16: Phil is the Community Inclusion Manager (and Arts & Community Lead) at HMP/YOI Parc and is Commended for his work in promoting a more inclusive LGBT environment in the prison and across the sector.
Oct 23, 2015

BELINDA GARRATT (HMP Hewell)

COMMENDEE 2015-16: Belinda, a Custodial Manager at HMP Hewell, receives a Commendation for the dedication, compassion and skill she shows in all aspects of her work, towards prisoners, her colleagues and the wider community.
Oct 21, 2015

NIGEL HOSKING (London CRC)

COMMENDEE 2015-16: Nigel, a Senior Probation Officer with London CRC, is Commended in particular for his work in developing one-to-one interventions for offenders not suitable for accredited group programmes.
Oct 19, 2015

KIRSTY HUISH (HMP Peterborough)

COMMENDEE 2015-16: Kirsty earns a Commendation for her work as an Offender Supervisor at HMP Peterborough, and is described in her nomination, supported by a number of prisoners, as “exceptional”, “inspiring” and “a great role model”.
Oct 17, 2015

WALTER LOGAN (HMP Shotts)

COMMENDEE 2015-16: Walter, formerly a Residential Officer at HMP Shotts, receives a Commendation for his contribution to the management and care of Veterans in Custody, both in the prison and across the Scottish Prison Service.
Oct 15, 2015

ALLAN MCGINLEY (South Lanarkshire Council)

COMMENDEE 2015-16: Allan, from the Wise Group, is Commended for his work, drawing on personal experience, in supporting offenders with complex needs and helping to prevent knife crime in South Lanarkshire.
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