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New skills initiative at IOM Prison

Chance for inmates to learn trades

Inmates at the Isle of Man Prison could have the opportunity to learn skills in key labour-intensive trades.

Prisoners will have the chance to gain training and qualifications in different trades.

The initiative is still in its infancy and has just received funding but there are hopes it will be up and running by the end of autumn.

Prison governor, Leroy Bonnick, says it could boost the number of people working in trades locally:

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