Taking A Second Chance with the Wire Project

A few weeks ago I visited the offices of The Wire Project in Leicester. It was a fascinating chance to look at how it is possible for someone to have a second chance and turn their lives around.

Tackling Rural Crime in North West Leicestershire

Crime in rural areas poses its own special problems – the often long distances involved can slow down response times, fewer people out and about can make witnesses difficult to find and unlit roads provide cover at night for criminals.

Visiting Leicester Tigers

Just before Christmas I visited the Welford Road ground of the Leicester Tigers to view the security and crowd control measures in place on match days.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

With the General Election behind us and Boris Johnson forming his programme for the new majority Conservative Government, this seems a good time to sign off from the website and the campaigning for the festive season.

General Election Campaign in Leicester East

In the General Election of 2019, Labour had a new candidate to defend their majority of 22,000. The Conservatives selected the hard-working local businessman Bhupen Dave as their candidate.

General Election Campaign in Leicester South

In the General Election of 2019 Labour started with a massive 27,000 majority in Leicester South. Fortunately the Conservative Party selected the excellent Natalie Neale as their candidate.

General Election Campaign in Leicester West

For the 2019 General Election, the Conservatives chose an excellent candidate for the seat of Leicester West in the shape of Amanda Wright, a county councillor. She had a mountain to climb as Labour MP Liz Kendall had a majority of over 11,000.