Yearly Archives: 2014


Report: Transforming Lives: Reducing Women’s Imprisonment

The Prison Reform Trust and Soroptimist International recently produced a report containing a distillation of the wealth of information on the state of women’s justice that Soroptimists have gathered since the launch of the Reducing Women’s Imprisonment Action Pack in 2013. It presents a mixed picture, profiling some excellent local practice whilst highlighting a lack [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:10+00:00 December 18th, 2014|Stepping Stones News|0 Comments

Stepping Stones Nominated For Luton’s Best 2014 Award

Stepping Stones Luton are very proud to announce that we've been nominated for this year's Luton's Best Award in the Community Company category for our work supporting "vulnerable women with issues of domestic abuse, drugs, alcohol, criminal justice and social care." We'd love for you to show your support by voting for us. Voting takes [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:10+00:00 November 4th, 2014|Stepping Stones News|0 Comments

Caritas Harmony Concert

Stepping Stones are proud to be associated with Caritas Harmony, a Luton based ladies' choir, and they have an performance coming up on Saturday 29th November 2014 in aid of our cause. It promises to be a wonderful event and you can get ticket information here. Please also take the time to visit their website [...]

By | 2014-10-21T18:14:55+00:00 October 21st, 2014|Stepping Stones News|0 Comments

Stepping Stones Receives Support

Stepping Stones has received an award to support our work, and can now count on the support from the Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation's London Luton Airport Ltd fund. The Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation is an award/grant maker supporting local community groups and charities. It encourages philanthropy and its funds come from local businesses [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:10+00:00 September 30th, 2014|Stepping Stones News|0 Comments

New Domestic Abuse Website

At Stepping Stones we are always happy to see websites taking affirmative action against all types of abuse. Recently, soLUTiONs launched a new domestic abuse website to help those living with domestic abuse to recognise the symptoms, and to find support services to help them change their situations, whether that is leaving or staying. They [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:10+00:00 May 11th, 2014|Domestic Abuse in Luton|0 Comments

Police Failing Domestic Abuse Victims

A recent report by the HMIC (Her Majesty's Inspectorate for Constabularies) has indicated that the Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire police forces are increasingly failing victims of domestic abuse, stating that "victims face a lottery in the way their cases are treated". To read the full report, follow the link to the ITV/ Anglia News website below: [...]

Stepping Stones receives a High Sheriff’s Citizenship Award

The High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, Deborah Inskip, presented awards to 26 citizens and 10 community groups at her 2013-14 High Sheriff's Citizenship Awards ceremony at the Higgins Museum and Art Gallery in Bedford on Wednesday 5th March. The Stepping Stones team were delighted, honoured and encouraged to receive a High Sheriff's Citizenship Award in recognition [...]

By | 2014-03-26T14:36:27+00:00 March 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Transforming Rehabilitation – Bedfordshire Probation Trust and Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones feature in this short film made by Will Douglas, an ex-service user taking part in a peer research project for service user involvement with Bedfordshire Probation Trust.

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:11+00:00 March 25th, 2014|Stepping Stones News|0 Comments

Visit from Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis.

On Wednesday, 19 February, Stepping Stones Luton was honoured with a visit from Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis.  The Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire is Her Majesty's representative within the county. The Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis said "I was very inspired by the excellent work that is being carried out by Stepping Stones.  [...]

By | 2018-05-15T23:54:11+00:00 February 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments