Victim’s Commissioner for England and Wales makes RJ Recommendation in response to Victim’s Bill Consultation.

  “Our justice system only works when it delivers justice to both victim and offender. And justice for victims means having their voice heard.” – Dame Vera Baird   The Victim’s Commissioner for England and Wales published the Victim’s Bill consultation document in February 2022.  The paper is in response to “Delivering justice for victims: … Read more Victim’s Commissioner for England and Wales makes RJ Recommendation in response to Victim’s Bill Consultation.

Martin Wright receives the Restorative Justice Council’s first ever Lifetime Award

  “It is  a great honour to receive this award,  but I feel a little uncomfortable at being singled out from so many others without whom, in the early days, the flag would not have been raised and kept flying.  We also owe a big debt to Jim Simon and his team for maintaining the … Read more Martin Wright receives the Restorative Justice Council’s first ever Lifetime Award

Restorative Justice Week

International Restorative Justice Week 2021 commenced with the 3rd Restorative Justice Council Annual Conference delivered over 2 days.  The theme of this year’s conference was Restorative Networks: bridging divides and strengthening communities.  It was lovely to see so many of our Facilitators in attendance.  Wearing her RJC Trustee hat, our very own Janet delivered a … Read more Restorative Justice Week

Calm Mediation Joins the Advisory Board for the Restorative Justice All Party Parliamentary Group

The Restorative Justice APPG advisory board was established in April 2021. Oral and written evidence gathering sessions took place over the summer. The goals of the APPG were: To examine the use of Restorative Justice principles within the UK Justice System and beyond To raise the profile of Restorative Justice principles within Parliament To provide … Read more Calm Mediation Joins the Advisory Board for the Restorative Justice All Party Parliamentary Group

Restorative Justice Helpline for Referrers 

From the 1st June 2020 all practitioners working with victims and offenders will have access to our dedicated helpline.   Our team will be on hand from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday to answer your queries;    offering advice and information   discuss potential referrals and provide case updates   referral forms    and the option for victims and/or offenders to speak directly to … Read more Restorative Justice Helpline for Referrers 

Our RJ Service Manager takes part in the Crimestoppers podcast series, Community Conversations.

Crimestoppers have produced a series of podcasts called Community Conversations where a panel and audience discuss knife crime in local communities.  Each episode focuses on a specific issue and Julie our Restorative Justice Service manager, was invited to attend the Community Conversation on RJ. As well as Julie you will hear from two other panellists; … Read more Our RJ Service Manager takes part in the Crimestoppers podcast series, Community Conversations.