Andrew Corrigan

Written 2 posts

Christmas – A time for giving… and paying back

21st December 2018

For the past ten years East Dunbartonshire Council’s unpaid work team have been involved in a project where more than 700 of the community’s most disadvantaged families receive donations of presents in the run up to Christmas. The scheme was set up to help families who often struggle to buy gifts for Christmas. The inclusion…

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Community Payback Orders: Fife Council’s drive to get the ‘Best’ from people on community sentences

18th January 2018

In December 2015, Fife Council Criminal Justice Social Work team was approached by Mark Brown, the founder and author of the award-winning programme ‘The Best of You’, to take part in a pilot of the programme aimed at people serving statutory orders such as Community Payback Orders (CPO), the main community sentence in Scotland. With 20 years of…

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