Mugshots of Scots criminals from the 1880s are set to go on display for the first time – including a thief who was imprisoned for stealing a book of Burns’ poetry.
A Perth prison fitness instructor has spoken of his surprise and delight at launching a nationwide mental health campaign.
Dundee University study: How improving oral health habits is getting to the root cause of dental decay at Perth Prison
Ahead of a Dundee University talk, Michael Alexander discovers how improving oral health habits is helping to rehabilitate prisoners at Perth.
Fire crews were called to a small blaze at Perth Prison on Saturday morning.
More than 200 inmates at Perth Prison have had support from NHS Tayside to help them kick the habit since smoking was outlawed at the jail.
Perth Prison has been hit by a population crisis, placing a serious strain on lifeline services and extra pressure on staff.
The cost of violent inmates trashing and setting fire to cells at Perth Prison amounts to more than £60,000 in four years, it has been revealed.
“I want to talk to you about your campaign to save Peterhead prison,” the voice on the other end of the phone had a strong Irish accent.
Second-hand drug smoke is affecting the ability of Perth Prison staff to do their jobs.
A gang who accidentally filmed themselves packaging drugs to fly them by drone into a prison have been jailed for nearly four years.