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Wellingborough Prison rebuild expected to start in 2018

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-41927657 Work to build a new prison on the site of mothballed HMP Wellingborough is expected to begin next year. A year ago the government confirmed the category C prison in Northamptonshire would be the first redevelopment site in …

Commercial Property: Inverness prison plan takes step forward

https://www.scotsman.com/business/companies/commercial-property-inverness-prison-plan-takes-step-forward-1-4601304 Planning permission in principle (PPP) has been agreed for the first new prison in the north of Scotland for more than a century. HMP Highland will replace HMP Inverness, also known as Porterfield prison, which is near to the …

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 …

Prison healthcare so bad it would be shut down on outside, say doctors

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/aug/22/prison-healthcare-so-bad-it-would-be-shut-down-on-outside-say-doctors Doctors tell of understaffed services, with patients missing hospital appointments due to clerical errors or lack of escort NHS doctors working in prisons have warned that the conditions in which they operate are so unsafe that the services …

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 …