Conviction of Inmate Caught with Mobiles Highlights Need for Safe, Affordable Phone Access

Published on June 19, 2017

The conviction of a prisoner who was caught with three mobile phones highlights the need…

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Ex-Prison Officer Reveals How He Ended Up in Jail for Smuggling Phones

Published on March 27, 2017

A former prison officer has revealed how he ended up in jail for delivering mobile…

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Damning Report on Staffordshire Prison Sparks Claims of ‘National Emergency’

Published on March 20, 2017

Inmates at a Staffordshire prison are living in “squalid” conditions, according to a new report….

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Will Britain’s New ‘Super Prison’ Ease Pressure on Prison System?

Published on March 13, 2017

It’s hoped the opening of Britain’s first ‘super prison’ will reduce overcrowding and increase the…

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Exeter Prison Plagued by Drugs, Hooch, Staff Shortages & Self-Harm

Published on February 9, 2017

Violence, staff shortages, hooch and drugs are serious problems at HMP Exeter, according to a…

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Ex-Inmate’s Scheme Breaks Cycle of Reoffending in Leeds

Published on January 26, 2017

A former inmate’s scheme to reduce reoffending among men released from prison has been remarkably…

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Prisoner Debt, Bullying & Violence Exposed at HMP Hewell

Published on January 19, 2017

Levels of violence at HMP Hewell remain unacceptably high, according to a new report. There…

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A Great Result for HMP Ford

Published on November 7, 2016

All too often, prison inspections provide bleak insight into the reality of life behind bars….

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HMP Dartmoor – The UK’s Most Atmospheric Prison?

Published on October 31, 2016

Mention Dartmoor Prison, and an image of a stark, forbidding building comes to mind, standing…

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Rehabilitation Reimagined – Wakefield Prison

Published on October 17, 2016

HMP Wakefield, a category A prison in West Yorkshire, is offering a new form of…

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