Lee Giddings the manager of Refresh Cafe in Oxford
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Inmates recruited as cafe volunteers

25 February 2013 Last updated at 10:11 GMT

Prisoners serving life sentences for violent crimes have been working as volunteers at a café in Oxford.

Former drug addicts and others facing social exclusion have also been recruited at Refresh Cafe.

The Oxfordshire Recovery Network said it helped reintegrate inmates into society ahead of their release.