The Verne ex-prison on Portland is due to open its doors to detainees on Monday 24/03/14.
The opening of the Verne as a Detention Centre has been postponed, but the MOJ has declared it will house detainees there from Monday whilst it is still a prison, according to the Echo.
Dorset Socialists have collaborated with Detention Action and others to help set up Dorset Against Deportation.
1/. There will be an Anti-Deportation vigil to mark the opening on the roundabout at Victoria Square on Portland from 17:00 to 18:00 on 24/03/14, followed by
2/. the inaugural meeting of DAD in Osprey Quay nearby from 18:30 to 20:00. This will be addressed by Bill Mackeith from the Campsfield campaign and Oxford TUC. Banners and placards welcome.
Train carries straight on from Dorchester to Weymouth. It is a no1 bus to Portland from Debenhams.