Leicester Archive

End Toxic Prisons Tour Dates & Details

This autumn, the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons from the US will be touring the UK. All over the world prisons are toxic environments causing social and ecological harm. Folks from the US have been organising resistance at the …

End Toxic Prisons Tour – Autumn 2017

Announcing the End Toxic Prisons Tour – Autumn 2017! This Autumn, the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons from the US will be touring the UK with Community Action on Prison Expansion. We need you to help organise tour dates in …

First look at new £170 million Glen Parva prison ahead of key Blaby council meeting

Source: http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/council-set-to-approve-170-million-plans-for-bigger-prison-at-glen-parva/story-30346326-detail/story.html Plans for a new £170 million prison to replace Glen Parva’s aging jail look set to be approved. Planning officers at Blaby District Council have recommended councillors approve the demolition of the former 1970s-built borstal and the construction …

Plans to build new prison move step closer

Source: http://www.itv.com/news/central/2017-05-26/plans-to-build-new-prison-move-step-closer/ A new £170m pound prison in Leicestershire moved a step closer after plans to build the new site were approved. But many people are furious about the plans to replace the Glen Parva Young Offenders Institute with a …