Probation Awards 2012: Winners and finalists

The Probation Chiefs Association would like to offer its congratulations to the winners and finalists of this year’s Probation Awards 2012.  Held at Crewe Hall, Nathalie Allard, a Probation Officer for Leicestershire & Rutland Probation Trust, was named Probation Champion of the Year 2012.

Michael Spurr, NOMS Chief Executive Officer selected Nathalie as the overall winner from the seven categories, one of which – Public Protection – she won. Her prizes and certificate of achievement were presented by Crispin Blunt MP, Probation Minister.  Read the full awards line up.

Winning Gold – Probation achieves supreme business award.

BQF Gold awardThe Probation service in England and Wales has become the first public sector organisation to win the British Quality Foundation’s 2011 Gold medal for Excellence. PCA Chair Sue Hall together with Sebert Cox, Chair of the Probation Association accepted the award on behalf of the service for its outstanding commitment to sustained excellence.