Community justice programmes to help prevent criminals reoffending will share nearly £3 million from the Scottish Government.
A quarter of Scottish prisoners have suffered a traumatic brain injury at some point in their lives, new research has indicated.
Inmates at a north-east superprison are big fans of a hit TV show – about life in prison.
More than 70 inmates of a North-east jail are being paid to sit in their cells – at a cost of about £20,000 a year.
A QUARRY in which convicts once hammered red granite could be set for a major expansion.
AN APPEAL by a North-east MSP for young offenders to be given the right to vote in next year's Holyrood election has been turned down by MSPs.