South East Wales

Princess Anne makes royal visit to Bridgend prison

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Image caption Princess Anne visits HM Prison Parc in Bridgend

Princess Anne has visited HMP Parc in Bridgend to inspect a new rehabilitation programme there.

The Princess Royal met staff and was told of the work being done by Invisible Walls Wales.

The project works simultaneously with prisoners and their families to reduce reoffending by strengthening family ties.

Princess Anne also unveiled a plaque to commemorate the opening of a new unit in the prison run by G4S.

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Image caption The princess unveiled a plaque to commemorate the opening of a new unit in this recent prison extension