Local News

Armed Robbery and Police Response in Moira

On Friday I went to Moira so that Cllr Andrew Woodman could show me the Co-op store where there had recently been an armed robbery. All was peaceful when we arrived, but Andrew soon filled me in.

Traffic Enforcement Problems in Measham

On Friday I met up with Cllr Andrew Woodman, the excellent councillor for Measham North on North West Leicestershire Council. We had a jolly nice breakfast in the Cafe on the Corner in Measham while we chatted about crime and policing in the area.

Crime Issues in Nanpantan, Charnwood

On Friday I met up with Cllr Margaret Smidowicz, the excellent councillor for Nanpantan on Charnwood Council. We had an interesting chat about local issues, and particularly about crime and policing.

A Call for Active Policing in The Wolds, Loughborough

On Friday I went to Loughborough to meet with Cllr Jenny Bokor, who does an excellent job of representing The Wolds ward on Charnwood Council, and who serves as Cabinet Lead Member for Loughborough.

Drugs, crime and anti-social behaviour in Loughborough

On Friday I went to Loughborough to meet with Cllr Ted Parton and Cllr Paul Mercer to discuss crime and policing issues in their Southfields ward of Loughborough. According to Ted and Paul much of the crime in their area is driven by drugs.

Crime and Policing in Whitwick

On Friday I went to Whitwick to meet with Lisa Collins, a local businesswoman who also happens to be Chair of the local Parish Council. We had a very interesting conversation about crime and policing in the village.

A visit to the Guru Amar Das Gurdwara

On Sunday I was honoured to attend a meeting (during Hospice Care Week) at the Guru Amar Das Gurdwara in Leicester to support local charities. I was pleased to be able to speak in support of the LOROS charity and Rainbow Hospice, in support of Anjana Vaja, Ajmer Kaur Mahal and Gurpreet Santini.