#HiddenHeroes in the Pandemic

#HiddenHeroes in the Pandemic

Written by the Butler Trust, based on interviews with staff across the criminal justice system, #HiddenHeroes in the Pandemic is an account, largely in their own words, of what staff achieved in the face of Covid-19, and how they did it.  Open…


Covid #HiddenHeroes message board

Covid #HiddenHeroes message board

Launched shortly after lockdown in April 2020, the message board includes hundreds of tributes to staff from public figures, prisoners, colleagues, and the public at large. View the message board…


#HiddenHeroesDay 29.09.20

#HiddenHeroesDay

At the end of September 2020, and again in 2021, prisons, IRCs, probation services and youth justice settings across the UK paid tribute to staff for their service during Covid-19, on #HiddenHeroesDay. Read more…


A Royal Thank you

A Royal Thank you

HRH The Princess Royal paid tribute to staff by video, and in person  – visiting prisons across the UK when restrictions allowed, and joining staff on #HiddenHeroesDay in both 2020 and 2021. Read more…


Thank you #HiddenHeroes artwork

Thank you #HiddenHeroes artwork

Painted by Butler Trust winner Nikki Dennington, made into prints and flags, and distributed across prisons, probation and youth justice, the artwork features some of the 100s of posts on the #HiddenHeroes message board. Read more…


#HiddenHeroes pin badges

The Butler Trust, in partnership with HMPPS, SPS and NI Prison Service, sent out 60,000 Covid-19 #HiddenHeroes badges in tribute to all those working in custodial settings during the pandemic.

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