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Summer update is out now

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Find out what has been happening over past few months at Nepacs by reading the latest edition of Update.  This edition includes: •Launch of the Welcome Centre at HMP Kirklevington Grange •25 Years at HMP Northumberland And much so more! Click here for the latest copy! 

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Long service awards presented at Nepacs annual development day

Congratulations to all the recipients of Nepacs long service awards at yesterday's Nepacs training and development day including Catherine Stacey, Lorraine Derbyshire, Linda Fenwick, Margaret Smith, Fiona Booth, Helen Attewell, Hilary Stanway and Linda Potter who are pictured. We were delighted that Dr Stephen Cronin, High Sheriff of County Durham was ...

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Our youth project are delighted with their new donation

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We are delighted to have received a generous donation of bean bags and cushions from Bean Bag Bazaar to support our work with children and families. Our youth project are planning on using them in our youth zones at prison visitors' centres in the north east. Joe Iancu, Nepacs' youth project coordinator ...

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Local charity holds open day for National Volunteer Week

A north east charity is holding a volunteer open day at HMP Deerbolt near Barnard Castle as part of this year’s National Volunteer Week celebrations. Nepacs has worked across the north east region for over 135 years to help support a positive future for prisoners, their friends and families.   Nepacs is ...

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New Prison Welcome Centre opens its door to visitors

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On Friday 18 May 2018 a new Welcome Centre opened its doors for the first time at HMP Kirklevington Grange prison near Yarm. HMP Kirklevington Grange is a Category D men's and young offenders open prison, located in the village of Kirklevington (near Yarm) which is primarily for those intending to settle on release in the ...

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Celebrating 25 years of supporting families at HMP Northumberland

A north east charity, Nepacs, celebrated the 25th anniversary of the official opening of the visitors’ centre at HMP Northumberland (formerly HMP Acklington and HMYOI Castington) with a celebration event on Monday 30 April 2018. Nepacs has worked across the north east for over 135 years to help support a positive ...

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