Community Mediation   Community Mediation
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The Community Mediation Team  

Our paid staff

Alyson Halcrow

Alyson is Manager of the Community Mediation Team and has been involved since the start of the project (September 2004).

The Project now provides a Restorative Justice service for young people and adults as well as being the independent agents who can negotiate Acceptable Behaviour Contracts. Both paid members of staff are trained to work in all areas of the Teams remit.

Alyson works fulltime and can be contacted on Lerwick 743934 or

Bryan Hepburn

Bryan joined the CMT in April 2012 and provides the RJ service for adults and negotiates acceptable behaviour contracts. Bryan is also trained to work as a Community Mediator and with children on the RJ project.

Bryan can be contacted on Lerwick 743951 or 

Leona Scott

Leona joined the team in June 2013, and she is the team's administrator.

Leona can be contacted on Lerwick 743935 or



All volunteers:

  • Are fully trained before they work in either Community Mediation or Restorative Justice

  • Are enhanced disclosure checked

  • Are interviewed and have references followed up

  • Have regular support and supervision

  • Take part in continuing professional development meetings once a month.



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