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    Running for a Yurt

    Hello, A few things are coming together, rather well! Let me explain. We have had an ambition (for a while now) to continue and develop our support for improving well-being at LandWorks. Recently Becca (our regular…

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    We won it

    Hello, “We’ve only gone and won it”. This amazing news came through on Wednesday evening. Live from the red carpet at the Odeon cinema, Leicester square, London. The LandWorks film ‘One Day’ has won in its…

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    LandWorks triumphs at 2024 Charity Film Awards

    26 March 2024 – One Day, a short film about LandWorks’ pioneering approach to prisoner resettlement directed and produced by Graeme and Jennie Montgomery, has been named a winner at the 2024 Smiley Charity Film Awards! One Day highlights…

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    LandWorks partners on a unique learning experience

    19 March 2024 – LandWorks has partnered with the University of Plymouth’s School of Society and Culture on a unique education programme to support the university’s criminology and sociology degree studies and provide a powerful learning…

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    Six of the best

    Hello, Unusually, I’m sat down on a sofa in our main building. I’m part of a small audience and we are about to witness three presentations.  There is palpable sense of excitement and nervousness. This is…

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    They Laughed At Us

    Hello, Back then when we started. In fact, before we had even got going. Our partners to be, HM Prison Service, the Probation Service and the Ministry of Justice, thought our ambition to remain in contact…

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    Spiral

    Hello, Interesting times. The prison population is being reduced, or at least they are attempting to reduce numbers by using an end of custody licence. This scheme was previously used in 2007 and 2010 to allow some…

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    One Day makes the final cut in the Charity Film Awards!

    14 February 2024 – We’re incredibly excited to share the news that One Day, a short film about LandWorks’ pioneering approach to prisoner resettlement produced by Graeme and Jennie Montgomery, has been selected as a finalist in the…

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    “LandWorks might be on to something….”

    8 February 2024 – LandWorks was recently visited by Richard Torne, a journalist from South Hams Newspapers. Richard spent the morning with us exploring the site, learning about our resettlement project, and talking to trainees to…

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    The week that was

    Hello, Not bad for a Monday morning, mild weather, good turnout, and a sense of motivation about the place. I’m just feeling a teeny bit stressed about getting the Annual Report finished and submitted to the Charity…

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    Can you hear the voice of the voiceless?

    Hello, “Chris, I reckon if I’d been loved as child, I might have been okay.” I agreed but felt a bit, I don’t know really, I guess a bit shaken. So many of the people who…

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    Change in 2024!

    Hello, A lot of people have been asking how Josh is getting on. His partner has just had a baby and Josh, a carpenter by trade, is desperate to be with, and support his young family….

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    Award-winning LandWorks film needs your votes!

    18 December 2023 – One Day, a short film about LandWorks’ pioneering approach to prisoner resettlement produced by Graeme and Jennie Montgomery, was named winner of the ‘Human Rights Award’ at the Canberra International Mental Health Film…

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    One Day…

    Hello, A busy lunch today. As so often, the meal starts off quietly, a few grumpy folks, but the food’s good, chat breaks out, then laughter and more chat. Wonderful. I’m looking around (as I do),…

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    LandWorks shares resettlement vision at US Criminology Conference

    27 November 2023 – LandWorks contributed to the annual American Society of Criminology Conference for the first time in November, where our vision for a more effective resettlement process was shared by PeN project lead Dr Julie Parsons…