Tag: Leicestershire

Safety must never be compromised by funding cuts says PCC

After a week in which Police and Crime Commissioners revealed the cost of meeting the rise in crime and protecting the public, Leicestershire’s PCC Lord Willy Bach said that safety should never be compromised as a result of funding cuts.

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PCC announces £250,000 funding windfall for grassroots crime prevention

Leicestershire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Lord Willy Bach today unveiled a new £250,000 grant scheme offering local organisations a financial lifeline in their work to tackle crime and antisocial behaviour. To mark his first anniversary as PCC, the Commissioner outlined

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Overnight closure of M1 slip road

A slip road onto the M1 in Leicestershire will be temporarily closed overnight next week. While new streetlights are installed at junction 22, the southbound slip road onto the M1 from the A511 and A50 will be closed overnight for

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96% of residents ‘satisfied’ as survey highlights council strengths

A Residents Survey undertaken by Blaby District Council has shown that a large majority of people living within the local authority are satisfied with its services. 1138 respondents living within the district were canvassed for the biennial survey, with the

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Blueprint 2020 – shaping the future of the force

Leicestershire Police has unveiled Blueprint 2020 – a five year programme which will decide how to make significant savings and take the force into a new era of policing. The force is facing unprecedented financial challenge. The government has indicated

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