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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Newly Released Ipsos MORI Polling on Restorative Justice

Newly released Ipsos MORI polling, commissioned by the Restorative Justice Council, confirms that 80% of the public believe that victims of crime should have the right to meet their offender. Among people who had been a victim of crime, this figure rose to 85%. Restorative justice gives victims the chance to meet or communicate with ...

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Community Resolve

Managing change?  Work in teams?  Dealing with frontline interactions?  Feedback from our learners: ‘brilliant training – one of the best I have been on… very useful tools’ A must for managers and community facing workers. Relevant, honest and thought provoking’ The subject matter is fascinating. It is hugely ...

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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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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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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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Restorative Bristol

In December 2013, Restorative Bristol produced a report following on from its launch in December 2012.

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Gillian Douglas Talks About Restorative Bristol

Previous Restorative Bristol Chair, Gillian Douglas talks about her hopes for Bristol and her commitment to help make the city a restorative one.

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Partnership Working

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A case of persistent noise nuisance has been resolved in South Bristol, through the use of restorative approaches and informal interventions by Bristol City Council, Avon and Somerset Police and Bristol Mediation. In August 2012, a family made a number of complaints to the Police, ASB & Noise Pollution Teams regarding the ...

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