Inverness Archive

Opposition to new prison in Inverness

Source: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/inverness/1281922/inverness-retail-park-moves-to-block-new-66million-prison-next-to-shops/ Retail park bosses are on a collision course with Scottish prison chiefs over plans to build a £66million jail next door to shops in Inverness. The owners of the Inverness Shopping Park are battling to block the proposed …

Plans for new £66million Inverness prison do not require environment study

Source: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/inverness/1217929/plans-for-new-66million-inverness-prison-do-not-require-environment-study/ Prison chiefs will be able to proceed with plans for a new £66million jail in Inverness without carrying out a detailed study of its impact on the local environment. Highland Council officials have ruled that the Scottish Prison …

Artist’s impressions released of new Inverness prison

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-39442743 The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) has released an artist’s impression of its planned new prison for Inverness. SPS has proposed building a new Inverness prison on a site behind the Inverness Retail Park on the A96. The site, …

Have your say on the new £66million jail being built in Inverness

Source: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/inverness/1200309/first-public-event-for-new-inverness-prison-to-be-held-next-week/ The public will be consulted on the new proposed location for a £66million jail in Inverness next week. The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) has confirmed it will hold a drop-in event at Inshes Church on Thursday, March 30. …

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 …