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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 …

Demonstration at the Planning Committee in Leicester

Demonstration at the Planning Committee Meeting Where: Blaby District Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough Leicestershire, LE19 2EP When: Thursday 30th March 2017, 3.30pm – 5pm What: Come and demonstrate outside the Council Offices to influence the Planning Committee to REJECT …