PROBATION services in West Yorkshire were awarded four stars by the British Quality Foundation.
The Foundation is Europe's largest corporate membership organisation promoting performance improvement and excellence. West Yorkshire Probation supervises more than 11,600 offenders and more than 330,000 hours of unpaid work each year. Sue Hall, chief officer of West Yorkshire Probation, said: "In these challenging times we are delighted to have received this award.’’ recognising the outstanding efforts of our staff in working with offenders. "This was a rigorous assessment, looking at the development of the organisation and the impact it has on society."