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Young people in Ipswich to benefit from new project

21 Nov 2016

St Giles Trust will be tackling anti-social behaviour and crime amongst young people in Ipswich through a new …

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Jenny Agutter appeals for your help this Christmas

15 Nov 2016

This Christmas, can you help a vulnerable young person like Shelley get her life back on track? 17-year …

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Welcome news in today’s White Paper

03 Nov 2016

St Giles Trust welcomes the pledge of much-needed extra funding for prisons by Justice Secretary Liz Truss in …

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Gangs project celebrates 10 years and 3,000 lives transformed

01 Nov 2016

Our SOS Project, helping young people out of gangs, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Since its start, it has …

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Prison should be reserved for most serious young offenders

25 Oct 2016

St Giles Trust welcomes today’s report from the Justice Select Committee calling for a distinctive approach towards working …

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SOS – A rational solution to an irrational problem

10 Oct 2016

SOS Project Founder, Junior Smart reflects on ten years of SOS and why ex-offenders are the most rational solution to solving …

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Evaluation ‍into‍ Choices concludes excellent returns to the public purse

02 Oct 2016

An independent study by Pro Bono Economics has shown that support for disadvantaged young people who are not in employment, …

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Our prison trainer Piero is celebrated by prisoners

22 Sep 2016

Our staff member Piero Izzolino has been won a Prisoner Learning Alliance award for going the extra mile …

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Tackling sexual harassment in schools is down to us all

13 Sep 2016

Our SOS+ Co-ordinator CJ welcomes that the issue of sexual harassment in schools is being addressed and explains how SOS+ …

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St Giles Trust staff member wins prestigious learning award

13 Sep 2016

One of our long-standing staff members has been recognised for her contribution and dedication in helping disadvantaged adults …

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Jamal has Choices thanks to HSBC’s support

07 Sep 2016

From April 2013 to March 2015, our Choices programme has been supported by HSBC under it's Opportunity Partnership which saw …

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We are included in the Top 50 List of Most Inclusive Employers

31 Aug 2016

St Giles Trust has ranked in the Top 50 list of Most Inclusive Employers. The list from the …

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London riots: five years on

01 Aug 2016

Once the smoke cleared from that terrifying week in August 2011 it gave us all the opportunity to …

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SOS+ ranks tops amongst young people

25 Jul 2016

An evaluation carried out by SOS+ and Coventry University found that over half of all young people who participated in …

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Peer Power will help ex-offenders ‍into‍ work

10 Jul 2016

Jacob Hill set up his business The Lazy Camper at just 18 whilst studying for a degree. However, …

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Our Peer Advisor Programme returns home to HMP Wandsworth

29 Jun 2016

We will be training 50 men in HMP Wandsworth under our award-winning Peer Advisor Programme – the prison where it initially started …

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Caroline’s Day

23 Jun 2016

Caroline works as a Team Leader in our Children & Families support service. Here is what a typical …

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MBE for Elroy in the Queens Birthday Honours List

12 Jun 2016

There is another accolade for St Giles Trust’s multi-award winning SOS Project following the news that Elroy Palmer, Team Leader …

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