Manchester Says No to a New “Mega-Prison”

Yesterday, Wednesday August 10th, Manchester residents and supporters marked International Prisoner Justice day by demanding that local councils reject proposals for a new “mega-prison”. The group assembled at Manchester Town Hall in Albert Square and marched to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) offices, …

Zaun prison posts land at Wrexham super prison

Source: http://www.securitynewsdesk.com/zaun-prison-posts-land-at-wrexham-super-prison/ The first MoJ approved prison posts have rolled off the production line at Zaun and been delivered to the new £250m super prison at Wrexham. Zaun Group companies were appointed to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) approved supplier …

Tell GMCA: No New Manchester Prisons!

Where: Manchester Town Hall, ALBERT SQUARE, M60 8 Manchester, United Kingdom August 10th is Prisoners’ Justice Day, an international call for “mourning, remembrance, advocacy and protest” in solidarity with those victimised by the world’s un-just prison systems. With prison conditions …

Another site considered for new Highland prison

Source: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/homenews/14583964.Another_site_considered_for_new_Highland_prison/ Concerned residents in a suburb of Inverness have welcomed the news that the Scottish Prison Service (SPS) is now looking elsewhere for a site for a new Highland jail. However it could yet return to their community. The …

Bunting calls on Montague to detail plans to build new prisons

Source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Bunting-calls-on-Montague-to-detail-plans-to-build-new-prisons Peter Bunting (File photo) KINGSTON, Jamaica — People’s National Party (PNP) spokesman on national security Peter Bunting says replacing the country’s two main prisons is a matter of national security. “It is a matter of national security, and …

Merseyside Prison to close next year

No doubt a new mega prison is on the horizon for Merseyside… Source: http://www.itv.com/news/granada/2016-05-26/merseyside-prison-to-close/ HMP Kennet Photo: PA A prison in Merseyside which is one of the most overcrowded in the country will close next year. HMP Kennet in Maghull will …