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HMP Grampian: disturbance reported

2014 May 14
by Mary Munro

Update

“Inmates who trashed new prison to be transferred to other jails” STV
“Grampian jail siege: Peterhead prison hostage speaks out about stand-off and insists ‘rehabilitation is pie in the sky'” Daily Record
“Riot team quashes rampage by inmates at prison” Herald
“HMP Grampian incident: Disturbance at new prison resolved” BBC
“Police called in as trouble breaks out at young offenders institute in north of Scotland” Daily Record
“Police called in to help staff with incident at Aberdeenshire prison” STV
“Riot squads quell inmate rampage at Peterhead jail” Scotsman

Following posted on 1.5.14

“Body armour used as HMP Grampian incident in Peterhead broken up” BBC

Following posted on 18.4.14

“Inmates at brand new HMP Grampian ‘superjail’ to get hour-long video calls to loved ones” Daily Record

Following posted on 3.3.14

“First inmates at new Grampian prison in Peterhead” BBC
“First inmates admitted at new £140m ‘super prison’ HMP Grampian” STV
“Scotland’s newest prison is another nod to Scandinavia” Sarah Armstrong blogs in ‘The Conversation’

Following posted on 22.1.14

“Scots prisoners offered telesales jobs behind bars” Scotsman
“Prisoners will be paid for working in new call centre” Herald

Following posted on 24.12.13

Following posted on 12.12.13

“A tale of two prisons” Herald
“Peterhead prison closes after a century as ‘Scotland’s gulag'” STV
“Prison doors slam shut for last time ahead of HMP Grampian launch” STV

Following posted on 4.11.13

“Virtual visiting’ for prisoners ahead of Grampian Prison opening” BBC
“‘Virtual prison visits’ for Peterhead prisoners” Scotsman

Following posted on 6.4.12

“Sex offender prison to go in bid to modernise jails” Herald
“Glenochil residents voice concerns” Herald

Following posted on 12.12.11

“£120m superjail will go ahead despite budget cuts” Press and Journal

Following posted on 10.03.11

“Go-ahead for super-prison” Scotsman
“Proposal for Peterhead super-jail on old prison site clears first hurdle” Press and Journal

Following posted on 13.12.10

“Prison’s history is brought into focus” Press and Journal

Following posted on 19.10.10

“150 sex offenders set to be shipped out of controversial Monsters’ Mansion” Sunday Mail

Following posted on 11.12.09

“Move to retain jail for Aberdeen to step up a gear at Holyrood” Press and Journal

Following posted on 22.10.08

“Public get first look at plans for new ‘super–jail’ at Peterhead” Press and Journal

Following posted on 5.06.08

“Plans for new super-jail on the way” Press and Journal
“Location of new £100m ‘superjail’ revealed” Herald
“Jubilation as Peterhead is chosen as site of new £100m super-jail” Press and Journal
“‘Super-jail’ site to be unveiled” BBC

Following posted on 27.08.07

“New jail at Peterhead to be built for sex offenders” Herald
“MacAskill pledge as new prison confirmed” Herald
“£120m super-prison plan ‘not money for PlayStations'” Evening News
“Celebrations after new prison decision” Evening Express
“Super jail replaces prisons” Evening Express
“‘Super-prison’ plan is confirmed” BBC
“Executive commits to new prison for north east” Law Society Journal Online
“Executive reveals plans to improve Scotland’s prisons” Scotsman
“New prison for north east” Holyrood.com

Press release

“Preferred site for new HMP Grampian announced” SPS
“New prison for North East” Scot. Exec.
“New Prisons Announcement” SPS

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