Week 9: #Unlocked17 visits Dungavel

December 20, 2017 unlocked 0

In the ninth and final visit of #Unlocked17, the focus was on Dungavel, Scotland’s only detention centre. Dungavel is 30 miles from Glasgow on country roads, with a journey time of about 45 minutes. But Read More

Life After Detention: A Film

December 13, 2017 unlocked 0

The harm caused by detention does not end once a person is released. For many, the trauma of detention, and the struggles with uncertainty, continue. This is the subject of ‘Life After Detention’, a new Read More

Visiting Dungavel for another year…

December 11, 2017 unlocked 0

This week, #Unlocked17 is visiting Dungavel, Scotland’s only detention centre. In this blog, Kate Alexander, Director of Scottish Detainee Visitors (SDV), reflects on another year of visiting Dungavel, and takes us on the journey that visitors Read More

Week 9: #Unlocked16 visits Dungavel

December 11, 2016 unlocked 0

This was the final week that Unlocking Detention 2016 visited a specific detention centre, ahead of the round-up final week next week.  And the final visit went to Dungavel, Scotland’s only detention centre, and the Read More

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