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Government Announces 'Loss of Privileges' for UK Convicts...

I remember, not long before the end of the 90s, the moment when the Prison Service announced it was going to be purchasing some 8000 televisions from electronic firm LG and using them in a new scheme as privileges to be earned by convicts who behaved better and cleaned their cells regularly and got along with staff and fellow inmates. 1,551 more words

Weekend Wrap Up

XU3 Problems

Somehow I’m going backwards not forwards. Re-flashed the microSD card again because there’s not a lot else to try and now it’s as unresponsive as the eMMC. 352 more words

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PRISONER PLUCKS OUT OWN EYES BECAUSE OF UNBEARABLE HEAT IN CELL

A prisoner gouged out his eyes in protest at the sweltering conditions inside his cell, it was revealed today.

The unnamed man inflicted the horrifying… 536 more words

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Band On The Run

Nothing whatsoever to do with a rather mediocre album of the same name.

More to do with serving prisoners on the run.

A recent spate of prisoners deciding not to return to their prisons after weekends out in the community inspired me to treat HM Prison Service to one of my #FOI requests. 794 more words

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Thinking about volunteering?

Although I am officially on maternity leave I am still continuing with my role as a volunteer mentor for male offenders, who have served relatively short sentences, upon release from HMP. 432 more words