Midlands Archive

More mega-prisons won’t fix a broken society

Source: https://www.opendemocracy.net/uk/rebecca-roberts/more-mega-prisons-wont-fix-broken-society The British government is building more prisons to lock up more people in the most incarcerated country in Europe. In the next few weeks a new mega prison, HMP Berwyn, in north Wales, will open its gates and …

Film Showing & Discussion in Leicester

Members of Community Action on Prison Expansion and the Empty Cages Collective will be joining this great event in Leicester: When: Tuesday 6th December 2016 7 – 11pm Where: Duffy’s Bar, 18 Pocklingtons Walk, Leicester, LE1 6BU Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/545718008954973 …

Plans for Wellingborough’s new prison could be submitted within weeks

Source: http://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/plans-for-wellingborough-s-new-prison-could-be-submitted-within-weeks-1-7663550 By Stephanie Weaver Plans for Wellingborough’s new prison could be submitted within a matter of weeks. Leader of Wellingborough Council Martin Griffiths was delighted with Thursday’s announcement by the Ministry of Justice that a new category C prison …