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Reprieve for prison officers' club scheduled for demolition

posted 22 Dec 2008, 05:17 by myEdinburgh Admin   [ updated 22 Dec 2008, 05:19 ]
An 11th-hour reprieve has been offered to members of the Prison Officers' Social Club, which had been threatened with demolition on January 5.

But members of the club, close to Saughton Prison, say the Scottish Prison Service is asking for fees of around £25,000 plus rent to renew the club's lease for just six months – while they feel no expense is being spared for prisoners, who will tuck into a three-course meal on Christmas Day.

Full story from Edinburgh Evening News