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Witness services manager wins award for caring.
A West Yorkshire Magistrates Court worker who has helped expert witnesses with her care and attention has been recognised as the best in West Yorkshire.
The 42-year-old Witness Services Manager Lisa Carter, transformed the department when she arrived in 2005.
Mrs Carter of Brighouse, was awarded the outstanding achievement in caring for witnesses title at the West Yorkshire Justice Awards. She was named in the UK's top 10 for her category.
She was praised on how she familiarised witnesses with court before they testified, liasied with officials to make their appearance easier and extended post-case care for vulnerable or child witnesses.
Mrs Carter was nominated her for the award by Court manager Andrew Dickinson.