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Jan 11, 2022

2021-22 Butler Trust Winners Announced

We are delighted to announce the names of our 2021-22 Butler Trust Award Winners and Commendees; and as always, the Awards once again reflect some of the most outstanding examples of the dedication, skill, and creativity found throughout the criminal justice system. A huge congratulations to all of our Winners!
Jan 12, 2021

2020-21 Butler Trust Winners Announced

The 2020-21 Butler Trust Award Winners and Commendees have just been announced.
Jan 9, 2020

2019-20 Butler Trust Winners Announced

The 2019-20 Butler Trust Award Winners and Commendees have just been announced.
Jul 12, 2019

2019-20 nominations highlight our #HiddenHeroes

Hundreds of nominations for the 35th Annual Butler Trust Awards have now arrived (with the usual deadline rush!). As always, they shine a light on the impressive work everyone in the sector knows about – but which the wider public rarely gets to see.
Jun 11, 2019

#HiddenHeroes & the Annual Awards

While you've been busy thinking about your Butler Trust nominations for this year, we've been busy finishing work on two new publications: a booklet, #HiddenHeroes: The Prison Officer, and a film: #HiddenHeroes: The Probation Officer.
Jul 16, 2018

Our highest ever number of nominations!

Although Spring took her time turning up, she arrived in some style – with the early-May Bank Holiday the warmest since the holiday began in 1978. With the World Cup getting closer, temperatures climbing, and long Midsummer nights, we started to wonder if the famous - in our office, anyway - last minute rush of nominations would happen this year.
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