Work & Education, The Verne

Education is provided at the prison by  Weston College, who offer a wide range of educational courses, including  the Open University for distance learning courses.

As usual in any prison there are a number of orderly jobs available for the prisoners such as wing cleaners, kitchen staff, peer support workers etc.

The Verne also operates 5 workshops

  • woodmill for furniture construction
  • making breakfast packs for other prisons
  • repairing televisions
  • repairing bicycles
  •  leather goods for use in prisons.

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You don't always get what you are entitled to unless you ask properly!

We can introduce you to  experienced  lawyers can help you with parole,  probation,  immigration, adjudications, visits and any other complaints  and disputes you have with the Prison Service.

The solicitors are all experts on how the Prison Service/Criminal Law  system works and will be able to provide to you the necessary advice and support to ensure you or your loved ones are treated fairly. They are "small enough to care about you but big enough to fight for you"

and remember the old saying:

" A Man Who Is His Own Lawyer Has A Fool for a Client"

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