We recently received the email below requesting any old kit to help inmates with there gym and cycle training at HMP Peterborough. We put out a request through our social media networks and have been overwhelmed with the response. We received 16 pairs of bib shorts and over 30 jerseys plus we donated a few bits rom Hackney GT. Thanks to everyone who contributed and hopefully we can do it again
I am currently a Prison officer at HMP Peterborough in the UK
I have been a gym officer for the last 13 years.
I teach a wide range of spin classes , cycling workshops and we also have a couple of wattbikes on which we do various fitness tests .
The reason for my email is because we have currently had our budget cut and are struggling to provide the correct kit such as tops and bibshorts for the inmates to use when cycling in the gym . I was hoping that you may have some old stock , used or seconds that you could possibly donate to us ?
I know it is a big ask but it would really help me and the inmates out to get a better experience and hopefully help to aid their rehabilitation through physical exercise
Thank you and I look forward to your email