Manchester 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 …

Pies Not Prisons protest new mega-prison in Wigan

Source: http://www.wigantoday.net/news/mega-prison-campaigners-hold-protest-outside-planning-meeting-1-8657627 Campaigners against proposals to massively expand HMP Hindley took their demands to the elected members who will ultimately say yes or no. The group trying to prevent the building of a so-called mega-prison at HMP Hindley, now called …

Wigan: Expanded prison to hold 1,300 inmates

Source: http://www.wigantoday.net/news/expanded-prison-to-hold-1-300-inmates-1-8649937 Expanded prison to hold 1,300 inmates Prison officers at HMP Hindley YOI – Hindley Prison, stage a protest over working conditions and health and safety fears, as the members of the union are not allowed to strike, they …

Expanded prison to hold 1,300 inmates

Source: https://www.wigantoday.net/news/expanded-prison-to-hold-1-300-inmates-1-8649937 The borough’s prison is set to be massively expanded under controversial rebuilding plans, ministers have admitted to a local MP. HMP Hindley will hold 1,300 adult inmates if Ministry of Justice (MoJ) plans to transform the site become …

Public protest: No new mega-prison in Wigan

July 18th at 12 pm at Wigan town Hall, Library Street, WN1 1 Wigan Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/276795716061695 A public demonstration against the proposed new 1,300 capacity mega prison in Bickershaw has been organised outside of Wigan council offices. Prisons are …

Abolition Skillshare: Learning to fight prison society

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/253630855121250 15th of July 10 am, Manchester – fill the access needs form to register and we will let you know the location (https://goo.gl/forms/zVBpY5LonARwHlvf2) We’re holding a skillshare! There’s a huge wealth of experience and skills across the …

Podcast: Is Greater Manchester set for a ‘mega-jail’?

Source: www.mancunianmatters.co.uk/content/300176422-listen-greater-manchester-set-%E2%80%98mega-jail%E2%80%99 Is Greater Manchester on the verge of building a ‘mega-prison’? Following initial plans made by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority in July of last year to potentially build a new prison in the region, there has been outcry …