Pies Not Prisons protest mega prison in Wigan

Source: http://www.wigantoday.net/news/mega-prison-campaigners-hold-protest-outside-planning-meeting-1-8657627 Campaigners against proposals to massively expand HMP Hindley took their demands to the elected members who will ultimately say yes or no. The group trying to prevent …

Wigan: Expanded prison to hold 1,300 inmates

Source: http://www.wigantoday.net/news/expanded-prison-to-hold-1-300-inmates-1-8649937 Expanded prison to hold 1,300 inmates Prison officers at HMP Hindley YOI – Hindley Prison, stage a protest over working conditions and health and safety fears, as …

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 …

Opposition to jail expansion is growing

Source: http://www.wigantoday.net/news/opposition-to-jail-expansion-is-growing-1-8607616 Councillors are being urged to reject controversial plans to expand Hindley Prison as trade unionists join the ranks opposing the idea. A public meeting has been arranged …