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When prison spaces are designed to foster personal change and hope, they are more likely to reduce re-offending and prison violence. Over the last 2 years we have been exploring new ways to use our painting and decorating expertise to enhance spaces within the prisons. Our...

As a member of The Corbett Network it was an honour for Dabs and Fran to be invited to speak at their  inaugural landmark event  "Tap into New Talent"  - a conference spearheaded by The Corbett Network, Nacro and Dominic Headley Associates (DHA) employer, underlining the...

  “The support they gave me in writing a CV and disclosure letter made me feel more like I was going somewhere. I’m trying to change my life around and that means you’ve got to be on it and take things step by step. That’s why...

With a hint of Halloween our Annual Awards ceremony was held at the end of last month at Centrepoint's Dean Street Cafe. Hosted by Tom Watt, guest enjoyed a humorous evening with delicious food presented by the trainees at the cafe. This year the awards were...

Transforming the Environment: HMP High Down Our funded pilot project, which was part of the Ministry of Justice’s Reform Prison programme, "Improving the prison environment"  in HMP High Down was completed in September 2017. The project involved a number of inmates in the painting and decorating of various rooms...

We are delighted to be in partnership with a number of organisations working on employer led training and pathways into construction for ex-offenders in a unique project entitled “Mind/Fill the Gap”. Specifically responding to the needs of employees in the construction industry the objective is...

Following the success of our first Out for Good project in HMP Brixton, funded by Sheriffs and Recorders, we are about to embark upon our second programme.  Having worked on the outcomes with the partner employers involved we are able to evaluate the learnings from...

We were so pleased that Raphael Rowe was so inspired by our work that following his visit to open the scaffolding centre that he campaigned to run a feature on our training and employment on the BBC The One Show in early December. The comprehensive piece started in HMP...

At an event attended by in excess of 100 people held at the Clink Restaurant our scaffolding centre was officially opened by Paul Elliott,  eminent football governing body ambassador and passionate supporter of youth engagement, and hosted by TV presenter and journalist Raphael Rowe. The launch...

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