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New probation centre 'to reduce the risk' posed by offenders

Facility officially opened in Tromode

A new probation centre will help reduce the risk posed by offenders in the community.

That's the hope of prison governor Bob McColm following the opening of the facility in Tromode.

A plaque remembering the work of the late Home Affairs Minister Bill Malarkey was unveiled at the site by his widow, Pamela Birnie Malarkey.

Mr McColm says the facility works in partnership with the prison service:

Manx Radio's John Moss went along to the opening to find out more about the facility. Here his full report below:

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