Bullied inmates feel unsafe at women’s prison
Bullying and pilfering is rife among inmates of the country’s most high-profile women’s prison, says a watchdog report published today.
Anne Owers, the chief inspector of prisons, said: “Our major concern, and that of many of the women we spoke to, was bullying and pilfering on the residential units.”
Many incidents were at a low level, but they appeared to be accepted as part of life at Holloway, she said.
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3,500-pupil academy plan
A council is poised to back plans today to establish the biggest school in the country, an academy catering for 3,520 pupils aged three to 19 in Nottingham.
It will eclipse the current largest school, Stantonbury Campus in Milton Keynes, which has 2,765 pupils. The new academy is being proposed by Greenwood Dale school in Nottingham, a state school which has drastically improved its results in recent years.
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