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2017-120-Food

Food Hello friend, Staff stealing prisoners’ food from the servery is a sackable offence. Throughout my time in prison I have observed staff doing this many times, yet, I am not aware of any of them being sacked. I’ve been getting a number of reports that some of the staff who work on the servery
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2017-119-Arts Project

Arts Project Hello friend, After the previous great week it all came crashing to the ground. First thing: I found out that Textiles still hadn’t started the costumes; several weeks since we all got measured,. At this rate we’ll only have 1 or 2 dress rehearsals. Next: I was informed by the woodwork guys that
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2017-114-Adaptor

Adaptor Hello friend, Al the way back to September last year, the power adaptor to my little DAB radio broke. You might think it would be a simple issue to get sorted out. Order a replacement adaptor, right? Not remotely right. After being told I could order a multi-function adaptor from Argos (an approved supplier)
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2017-112-Smoking

Smoking Hello friend, This week all the smoking products have been taken off the canteen list in advance of the no smoking ban in a couple of weeks. Hurrah! The air quality in these places is poor at the best of times. Fresh air, wow! Although, Scottish prisons will not be banning smoking until next
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2017-111-Psychology

Psychology Hello friend, Following from last blog (110) and the last Psychology blog (105): I received a regular newsletter from SAFARI (Supporting All Falsely Accused with Reference Material). The most recent one (Issue 117, August 2017) raised some interesting points regarding the MOJ, s study into the efficacy of the SOPT. They say: “Contrary to
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