COMMENDEE 2019-20: Keith is Commended for his work at HMYOI Wetherby since 1978, including the last ten years as a volunteer on the Army Cadet Programme, and is viewed by many of the young men he works with as “the grandad they never had”.
Winners by setting (since 2012) - Prisons
COMMENDEE 2019-20: Barry is the Programme Manager at HMP Wymott’s Recycling Lives Academy. He is granted a Commendation for his inspirational leadership of a team transforming the lives of prisoners, both in custody and after release.
COMMENDEE 2019-20: Mark is a Prison Officer at HMP/YOI East Sutton Park. He receives a Commendation for being “an outstanding Officer” who “is invariably willing to go the extra mile” on behalf of the women in his care.
COMMENDEE 2019-20: Yvonne is a Manager with Recycling Lives at HMP/YOI Styal and is granted a Commendation for her caring approach and dedication, not only as a manager, but also as a “mentor and role model” to the women there.
COMMENDEE 2019-20: A former Resettlement Manager at HMP Oakwood, Pauline is Commended for setting up ‘Restart Enterprise’, a charity offering support to prisoners on release, from a community hub and food bank, to transport and accommodation.