Posts Categorized: News

Tristan’s story in his own words

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  “I’m 27 years old and work on the recycling team with Veolia in Richmond. It’s hard work but I really enjoy being outdoors everyday. By giving me this job Blue Sky has definitely helped to keep me on the straight and narrow. Being in work has improved my family life loads, especially my relationship… Read more »

Carwyn’s blog – Closing the loop on re-offending

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Blue Sky is growing, winning an increasing number of commercial contracts to create jobs for ex-offenders. Since 2005 we have now employed over 940 ex-offenders, and currently have over 100 on our payroll. Building on our mainstay work over the years in grounds maintenance, Blue Sky has diversified in recent times to create employment opportunities… Read more »

Working in Gloucester

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  We have a new partnership with Gloucester City Homes where we can place ex-offenders into their Estate Services Team. Click on their logo below to read more and hear about Neville, the first Blue Sky employee to be start with them.

Clement’s Story

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Until relatively recently Clement had been in and out of jail for almost 7 years. Now aged 44 he thought ‘enough is enough’ and when he was released in December he said to himself he would not be going back this time. He says: “It was so tough on release but I was persistent about… Read more »

Working with Amey

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  Amey has published an article in its internal magazine ‘The Hub’ about the work it does to support Blue Sky.

Success at the London Triathlon

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Huge congratulations to John, Dave, Steve and Malcolm (along with Steve’s mate and honorary Blue Sky employee Toby) who completed the London Triathlon on Sunday 7 months after Steve signed everyone up saying that “it would be a bit of fun”. It is fair to say that the office thought that TEAM BLUE SKY were ‘all the… Read more »

Steve telling his story

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Steve was recently asked to go on Prison Radio to talk about Blue Sky and explain to the listeners about what it means to him specifically. 84% of England & Wales’ prison population reportedly listen to Prison Radio so this broadcast would have reached a huge number of people. We are pleased that we are also… Read more »