North West England

Family fun day

Here in the north west we're a great big family that’s used to working together, but now it’s time to play together – all for a very good cause. I'm really excited about us holding our first ever Family Fun Day. It starts at 10.00 on …

Kerslake comes to Kirkham

Sir Bob Kerslake with the north west team

Did you do anything interesting last Friday? I spent the day in prison with Sir Bob Kerslake. That’s to say, I went along to HMP Kirkham, joining other civil servants who met him during his visit to the north west of England, at which he shared the message of Reform.

‘Bake-Off’ is the icing on the cake

One of the winners

They say, “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen”. Luckily for us, 6 young offenders still volunteered to showcase their skills to potential employers by competing in the first ever ‘Bake off’ event between Hindley and Thorncross – two of Her Majesty’s Young Offenders Institutions in the north west of England.