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A new film published by the Probation Board for Northern Ireland aims to raise awareness of and confidence in community sentencing. The 10-minute-long film, Changing Lives: The Inside Story of the Probation Service, shines a light on the impact community sentences have on the lives of people who hav

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Northern Ireland’s High Court has found that several curfew provisions added to a probation order by a probation officer were unlawful. The court determined that such curfews could only be imposed by the court, and attempting to enforce them without a legislative basis or court order was unlaw

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The Probation Board for Northern Ireland has delivered a new restorative project in partnership with Quaker Service to give victims and survivors a platform to share their experiences. The RESTORE project, facilitated by Voicing the Void, aims to amplify the voices of victims and survivors of seriou

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The Probation Board for Northern Ireland has announced the appointment of two new directors. Gillian Montgomery has been appointed as director for courts and community and Stephen Hamilton has been appointed as director for programmes, prison and public protection.

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Amanda Stewart, the chief executive of the Probation Board for Northern Ireland, has been recognised with the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Ms Stewart said: "I feel very humbled to have received this honour and it is recognition of all those working within justic

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New members have been appointed to the Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI) for a three-year term. Max Murray CBE, who previously spent 37 years working for the Northern Ireland Prison Service and consults for the Council of Europe on criminal justice and prison reform in the Western Balkans,

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A charity supporting prisoners, former prisoners and their families has received a festive boost from Northern Ireland's prison and probation services. The Northern Ireland Prison Service and Probation Board NI have donated a sack of toys to the Prison Fellowship NI's Christmas Hope appeal.

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Proposals to shrink the Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI) and rename it simply "Probation Northern Ireland" have gone out for consultation. Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJINI) last year recommended that the Department of Justice should review PBNI's founding legislation an

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Proposals to reform the Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI) will go out to consultation "in the coming weeks", justice minister Naomi Long has said. Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland (CJINI) last year recommended that the Department of Justice should review the founding legislatio

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Amanda Stewart has taken up the reins of the Probation Board for Northern Ireland as its chief executive with effect from today. Ms Stewart previously worked for the Policing Board since its inception and has a wide range of experience across Probation's responsibilities, including policing with the

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A new programme which aims to tackle offending among young men by looking at how masculinity and gender stereotypes impact their decision-making has been launched by the Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI). The groundbreaking "Back on Track" programme, which will be piloted later this year,

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The Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI) has launched a new restorative justice practice framework setting out its ambition to become the leading organisation for the delivery of restorative practices for adults at all stages of the criminal justice system. As one of the first steps in implem

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There should be greater emphasis within the criminal justice system on prevention and early intervention, the Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI) has said. Launching its corporate plan for 2020-23 this week, PBNI said it will continue to work with partners to "shape and influence criminal ju

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