Midlands prison in dire need of improvement

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Hewell prison in Redditch has been heavily criticised in a damning report, claiming the environment is dangerous, dirty and drug-ridden.

The report, carried out by the Chief Inspector of Prisons, claims drugs and alcohol are more readily available than cleaning materials.

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Hewell Prison: chaotic and dirty

Hewell Prison in Redditch is dangerous, dirty and drug-ridden according to a new report by the Chief Inspector of Prisons. The report says action must be taken to improve the prison for both staff and inmates.