Troy says: “if I’d gone to a place like this, it would have probably stopped me going in the second time…”

  Troy says: “I have been working with Graham, I’ve been doing quite a lot of carpentry and stuff like that, yeah it’s been interesting, it’s work that suits me to be fair, being out and practical, and stuff, they’re pretty simple to make as well, it’s all pretty simple, you don’t realise, it’s just … More Troy says: “if I’d gone to a place like this, it would have probably stopped me going in the second time…”

Graham says: “I’ve been out of prison for nearly a year now…”

“A* company are having about ten tables and benches, which is quite a big order we got and that’s got to be by the end of May, beginning of June, I find it very rewarding working with the guys, actually it’s not that different from before I left prison and I knew what I was … More Graham says: “I’ve been out of prison for nearly a year now…”

Sandy says: “it wouldn’t be worth me trying to change my life, to just hang around with the same people…”

“I’ve recently moved down here… I know a couple of people, but I don’t go and see them and that, I’ve met them once and I feel they’re like the exact same mates as I’ve got in [the old place], pretty pointless, it wouldn’t be worth me trying to change my life to just hang … More Sandy says: “it wouldn’t be worth me trying to change my life, to just hang around with the same people…”

Graham says: “it’s been a good project for training the lads, but it’s also brought income in…”

“We’ve been working at the new café and James has done an awful lot of work up there, I think he’s quite enjoyed it… when [LandWorks was closed for a week], James carried on working up there and has now been offered a job by [the Contractors]… James has been given a job… he should … More Graham says: “it’s been a good project for training the lads, but it’s also brought income in…”

James says: “We’ve just started a criminology class…”

“I was working up there [off site at a local cafe] for a couple of weeks… seeing it out from the start, from the beginning, we made the cabinets down here, yeah that’s it, we made the cabinets down here and then when they were ready for us up there, we took them up there, … More James says: “We’ve just started a criminology class…”

Graham says: “I think it might be a good idea to let him know that I’ve been to prison…”

“So we’re all just doing a couple of hours [gardening] in the morning… [we’ve been sanding the worktops too] that is really hard work,  it’s tedious, we did it yesterday three of us and it was alright, we got it done quite quick, and I’ve done most of that one this morning, we’ve got one … More Graham says: “I think it might be a good idea to let him know that I’ve been to prison…”

James says: “you can see, you know when you’ve had a good day…”

“…when I was working I’d get up like half six every morning and then on the weekends you find you still wake up at that time, and to wake up really early you struggle you know… I’m coming in tomorrow as well, instead of doing four days, I’m doing five, again so it’s a bit … More James says: “you can see, you know when you’ve had a good day…”

Rodney says: “you just go into a different place…”

“Today though, I’ve got to make one of those Leopold chairs with Graham, I’ve got to make a bread bin for Chris… I’ll sort that out today… I helped Graham put that [picnic table] together, I can’t say I helped him make it, I mean I cut a few pieces off at angles and then … More Rodney says: “you just go into a different place…”