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Crime in Humberstone area of Leicester

On Saturday 1st February I was out in the Humberstone area with a number of Young Conservatives to carry out my Crime Survey. We met several people who told us about crime in their area, and delivered over 500 leaflets to residential properties.

More needs to be done to protect our rural churches!

Four men have been arrested following a spate of thefts of lead from church roofs in Leicestershire, Rutland and nearby counties. This is good news and shows what can be achieved by our county police forces working together.

Public Meeting in Shepshed

On Saturday 25 January I took part in a public meeting at the Glenmore Centre in Shepshed, which had been helpfully organised by Cllr Christine Radford. Also on the panel were Jane Hunt, the newly elected Member of Parliament for the Loughborough constituency, and Cllr Joan Tassell.

Crime issues in Great Dalby

This morning I spent two hours out in Great Dalby along with the Member of Parliament for Rutland and Melton, Alicia Kearns, local councillor Robert Child and a team of fellow Conservatives. The weather was chilly and damp, but at least it was not raining. 

Crime Survey in the Belgrave area of Leicester

Today I went to the Belgrave area of Leicester with my crime survey. It was a Sunday morning, so I did not knock on doors but concentrated on delivering the survey leaflet to domestic and business premises. I did, however, get chatting to a few people as I strolled about the area.

Stealing Pigs is No Joke

One of the most interesting things about running to be the Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire and Rutland is that I get to meet all sorts of people, and learn about a wide range of different lifestyles.

Taking my Crime Survey to Eyres Monsell, Leicester.

This morning I took my Crime Survey to Eyres Monsell, a large 1950s housing estate on the southern side of Leicester adjacent to the southern ring road. It was a lovely sunny morning to be out - though a bit chilly. I soon warmed up as I trotted along.

A visit to the Rushey Mead area of Leicester.

On 11 January I went to the Rushey Mead area of north Leicester to knock on doors with my Crime Survey. I had a good response, and pushed a copy of the survey through the letterbox of anyone who was not in. I shot a couple of short videos while I was there:

Video Part 1