Map News

Five Years of MAP

After five incredible years of the Media Access Project (MAP) in HMP Grampian, it's time to say goodbye to this trailblazing project and celebrate its success and impact.

Date added: 30/04/2020

Prison Radio Request Campaign

As part of our ‘Staying Connected’ project, our team have been working on a prison radio request campaign to get messages of support and music requests into the prison through our daily radio show – Grampian Lowdown.

Date added: 28/04/2020

COVID-19 – Prison and Community Update

Our Adult Services team has had to adapt quickly to the COVID-19 situation and lockdown measures.

Date added: 21/04/2020

Koestler Exhibition Entries

The 2019 Koestler Awards opened for submissions in February and HMP & YOI Grampian in partnership with MAP and Fife College supported prisoners to submit their work.

Date added: 14/06/2019

Radio Course Number 9 Completed at HMP Grampian

Over the past 12 weeks, nine participants have been taking part in the Radio Broadcasting course at the creative media unit in HMP Grampian. The national progression award in Radio Broadcasting at SCQF level 5 is an introduction to radio production. Shmu & SPS staff support the prisoners through the course, giving them skills in radio broadcasting. It is made up of four units;

Date added: 05/06/2018

Year of Young People 2018 at HMP Grampian

What is YOYP?

Year of Young People 2018 is an opportunity to celebrate the amazing young personalities, talents, and achievers that make up Scotland. 

Date added: 24/04/2018

Media Access Project: Three Years In....

shmu have been delivering the Media Access Project in HMP Grampian since June 2015. In that time the project has gone from strength to strength and we have had a number of success stories including:

 

Date added: 20/04/2018

Media Access Project- One year on

Shmu have been delivering the Media Access Project in HMP & YOI Grampian since June 2015. In that time the project has gone from strength to strength and we have had a number of successful achievements including:

7 Participants receiving a full Level 5 SQA in Radio Broadcasting and 10 receiving a partial award.

Date added: 12/10/2016

Koestler Trust Award

The Koestler Trust is a charity who supports prisoners to take an active role in the arts with a view to encouraging them to make a move away from re-offending. Their aims are:

To help offenders, secure patients and detainees lead more positive lives by motivating them to participate and achieve in the arts.

Date added: 20/10/2015

Conference Invitation

Following on from the successful and well attended workshop led by MAP staff at the Criminal Justice Social Work Scotland Conference in October 2015, the team have been asked to run workshops to a wider Social Work audience again in June this year. The audience will be made up of Social Work Managers from throughout the country.

Date added: 20/10/2015