Tag: prison

Ambulances line up at Salford Royal ready to take people home. Image credit: Holly Pritchard

Man jailed for two years for assaulting Salford Royal NHS staff member

A man has been jailed for two years after assaulting and fracturing the cheekbone of a member of NHS staff […]

The Kings Arms, Salford

Salford pub to help LGBTQ+ community in Greater Manchester’s prisons

A Salford pub is helping to provide a better life for LGBTQ+ prisoners in Manchester’s prisons. The Kings Arms, partnered […]

Inmate and officers sentenced after stealing £100,000 of goods from Salford prison

Inmate and officers sentenced after stealing £100,000 of goods from Salford prison

An inmate and two workers at Forest Bank Prison in Salford have been found guilty of stealing £100,000 of goods from the facility.

“It’s given me a purpose in life!”: Manchester café employs ex-prisoners

THE Mess café in Wythenshawe, Manchester, which employs only former prisoners, is celebrating its fifth anniversary next week. The cafe’s main […]

Street gangs, youth crime, violence and vulnerability

Mancunian ex-gang member, Darryl Laycock, who spent over 12 years in prison for gang-related offences; ex-offender Natasha Penniston, who gave a […]

Manchester prison understaffing ‘to blame’ for high suicide rates

A MANCHESTER-based nurse claims staff at the city’s prisons are trying desperately to improve mental health services but are under […]

FEATURE: Former prisoner changes her life for good

FRANCESCA Barker, better known as the Barker Baker, is proud to lead a drug-free, crime-free and dependency free life. She created […]