Case study

Stow Cemetery


Community Payback provides the skills

To get offenders back into the community

Watch how a team of offenders 

clean up a cemetery and discover unkown graves

Offenders have brightened up a cemetery in the Cotswolds after ‘paying back’ for their crimes.

A team carrying out their community orders with Bristol, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire Community Rehabilitation Company worked with Stow-on-the-wold Town Council to cut back greenery and unveil some of the churchyard’s hidden treasures.

People learn new skills and can use them to find employment


George had a drug problem and committed crime to fund his habit, but is now looking forward to his future.

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Alex is looking to turn his back on crime after receiving help from Dorset, Devon and Cornwall Community Rehabilitation Company.

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