Over 1200 people signed the petition asking CDC to grant more time to consider the local bid for the purchase of the Old Prison. Without the petition and public outcry, the site would already be sold. However whilst the Petition was out voted CDC councillors voted to ensure the group considering the purchase bids should give strong weighting to continuing public access to the Old Prison and consider the heritage and community impacts.
The District Council decided that they will be making a decision on their preferred purchaser on 28 March…..follow this link to find out what you can do to help save the prison…
13 Reasons to save the prison.pdf