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The garden centre run by Askham Grange prisoners

/ March 11, 2019 at 8:29 AM 88 views

The garden centre run by Askham Grange prisoners Tucked away in the North Yorkshire village of Askham Richard is The Grange garden centre. Run by Askham Grange prison, many of the women who work there are prisoners. The centre is…

Surge in prison deaths a national scandal, say campaigners

/ February 1, 2019 at 12:33 PM 184 views

Campaigners have branded a surge in deaths in prisons in England and Wales a “national scandal” as the justice secretary, David Gauke, conceded fresh figures revealing a deterioration in safety behind bars was “disturbing”.Prisoner-on-prisoner assaults and self-harm incidents hit record…

Demoralising activities in prison – From Katie H

/ January 29, 2019 at 7:31 PM 135 views

Imagine my shock when I received a letter from an inmate with a 'colouring in' page attached to it. The 'colouring in' page was from a guy in his 40's, of sound mind, and educated. I was absolutely appalled that given…

GTL Connect Network – from Kazi

/ January 29, 2019 at 6:55 PM 111 views

Hello.I have been reading comments about GTL Connect Network and I live in Europe.After trying for weeks on end to top up my advance international account, I am getting nowhere. All I want to do is speak to my loved…

Electroconvulsive therapy being used on teens in NHS trusts

/ January 13, 2019 at 7:36 PM 137 views

Thousands of patients with mental health issues, including teenagers, are being given electroconvulsive therapy despite links to brain damage. Labour has branded it "deeply concerning" after Sunday Mirror figures revealed that 5,165 patients aged 16 to 98 were given the…

For God Steak! – From Bernadette

/ January 10, 2019 at 12:29 PM 110 views

Whilst I completely sympathise with federal correctional officers working without pay cheques due to Trumps Government shutdown; I find it laughable that some officers have used inmate Christmas meals has a dig to get their stories in to the media. The…