Case Studies

Realising Restorative Justice – Human Rights and Personal Realities

Realising Restorative Justice – Human Rights and Personal Realities 9th International Conference of the European Forum for Restorative Justice 22-24 June 2016 Marian Liebmann This conference takes place every two years and is a wonderful chance to meet all sorts of people involved in restorative justice across Europe. There were ...

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Road Sharing A Restorative Approach

‘Road Sharing – A Restorative Approach’ was an innovative project funded by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner through Bristol City Council Crime Reduction Team, linked to Bristol’s status as European Green Capital for 2015. It was undertaken by Bristol Mediation.

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The R e s t Δ r e Pilot Project- The Greenhouse

The Restore Pilot Year One Evaluation (RB) The R e s t Δ r e Pilot, led by The Green House in collaboration with the North Bristol NHS Trust Be Safe Service and the Bristol City Council Youth Offending Team (YOT) is a multiagency restorative justice pilot project. The aim of the pilot is to […]

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Does RJ Work? My Nephew’s Experience

Today, I met one of the three boys who assaulted me on the bus last year. It was in a safe space with a liaison from Westminster youth offending team. When I asked people for advice, nearly everyone said not to go. Not to meet him, because what would I get out of it? And […]

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Tania’s Story

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For me, because of the way the mugging had made me feel, I thought that restorative justice would give me back control. I would be the one making decisions. I would be in charge. That wasn’t something I got from reading the victim impact statement in court.

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Working with Supporters

Ms K and Ms C have lived in a block of flats managed by a mental health charity for a number of years.  It is a very stable community where everyone knows everyone and both the tenants have assured tenancies, so re-housing would be a poor option. Both parties have mental health issues and are […]

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Restorative Justice Conference

Youth Offending Team

In September 2014 a face to face restorative justice conference took place at Bristol Youth Offending Team.  The young person involved was the subject of a Referral Order for two offences of criminal damage.  The victim of the offences was the young person’s mother. The facilitators of the meeting were trained volunteer ...

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Mediation Experiences

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We work with individuals, neighbours, communities, young people, organisations and people at risk of being made homeless. Earlier this year we were able to film some of our clients who had experienced conflict with their neighbours which enabled us to capture their stories of what was happening and how they were feeling, how they ...

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Workplace Mediation

By the time the school asked Mediation at Work for help, the rift between the head of department (HoD) and her deputy was seriously hindering the performance of the school’s senior management team. Their long-standing dispute had been inflamed by a formal grievance procedure, which had failed to improve the situation and had ...

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Common ground

A dispute between two council tenants (both single women in their 60s, living in house-flats, one above the other), mainly centering around alleged noise and verbal abuse on both sides.

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