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Dorchester Gaol Closes For The Final Time

It has been open since 1305 but we have witnessed the closure of Dorchester Gaol.  Hundreds gathered in North Square to mark a ‘sad day’ in the history of the county town. Governor Carole Draper told staff that, “Dorchester was a high-performing jail and the decision … Continue reading

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Dorchester Prison Closing Next Month

As reported here before the gaol is closing with the loss of 157 jobs. Shows how much influence our Tory MP Ollie Letwin really has with Off-Shore Cameron: bugger all. LINK Now to really rub salt into the wound we … Continue reading

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Letwin Remembers He Is The MP For Dorchester, Dorset

Oliver Letwin (Eton and Cambridge) manages to stir himself to comment on the closure of Dorchester Prison: West Dorset MP and Minister for Government Policy, Oliver Letwin admitted it was a “worrying” time for the 157 staff at Dorchester Prison. … Continue reading

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