A recent opinion poll by YouGov has found that faith in the police and criminal justice system to solve crimes and punish offenders is declining. Here in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland we have an excellent police force, but there is no room for complacency.
On Saturday I went to the Leicester Tigers stadium in Welford Road to see how the security for the match against the Wasps was handled. And an absolutely fascinating experience it was too – though it must be said I saw very little of the match.
Today I was honoured to visit the Ramgarhia Gurdwara as a guest of the management committee. This is a very welcoming gurdwara and I was delighted to be able to talk to those attending about the importance of the Police and Crime Commissioner role.
Two innocent people were brutally stabbed on Streatham High Road in London. Fortunately the police were on the scene and able to shoot the terrorist before more were injured. My thoughts are with the wounded and their families at this difficult time.
When I heard that a travelling exhibition of Sikh coins was coming to Leicester, I was determined to pay a visit. I began collecting coins myself when I was boy, fishing old coins out of the change I got when buying sweets and toys.
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