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  • HRH The Prince of Wales visits the Met’s SO15 Counter Terrorism Command ukcri.me/62421
    Officers and staff from the Metropolitan Police Service’s Counter Terrorism Command (SO15) today, Friday 29 May, welcomed His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to their offices.The Prince visited New Scotland Yard to hear about the current challenges being faced in the fight against terrorism here in London and abroad.The […]
  • 17yr old boy arrested after Oldham rape ukcri.me/62419
    A boy has been arrested after a girl was raped in Oldham.A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion rape and remains in police custody for questioning Sometime between 8pm and 9:30pm on Tuesday 5 May 2015, a 17-year-old girl met a male on the Metrolink as she travelled from […]
  • PC Taiyab Darr found guilty of common assault ukcri.me/62417
    An officer has been found guilty of common assault following a trial at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 28 May.PC Taiyab Darr, 36, a serving officer attached to Newham Borough who had pleaded not guilty, was fined £1000 and ordered to pay £500 court costs and £100 surcharge.Following an investigation […]
  • Double murder arrest for 16yr old Essex boy ukcri.me/62412
    Detectives investigating the murders of James Attfield and Nahid Almanea have made an arrest.A 16-year-old boy from Colchester was arrested on the Salary Brook Trail in Colchester at just after 11am on Tuesday, May 26, on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon.Following enquiries by detectives from the Kent and […]
  • Duo sentenced after GMP expose plot to ‘chop up’ stolen cars ukcri.me/62406
    Two men involved in a major criminal plot to ‘chop up’ stolen cars have been sentenced.Shazad Dhean and Tomazz Gutkowski were arrested by Greater Manchester Police as part of Operation Gridiron, which was an investigation into a conspiracy to steal high-powered and luxury cars that were then taken to industrial […]
  • Appeal for information following Walton assault ukcri.me/62404
    Detectives are appealing for information following an incident in Walton on the morning of Thursday, 7 May.At around 10.40am, a 65-year-old woman was calling to her husband from across one side of Salop Road to the other, when she bumped into a man.The man became very aggressive towards her and […]
  • Carer sentenced for assaulting elderly lady ukcri.me/62401
    A woman has been sentenced to three years in prison today, Thursday 28th May, after being found guilty of assaulting a 90-year-old woman in her care.  In March 2014, 56-year-old Dorothy Kerridge of West View, Saxmundham was charged with three counts of assault, one count of ill treatment and one count […]
  • Appeal for witnesses following George Street assault ukcri.me/62399
    Police Scotland has appealed for witnesses after a 29-year-old woman was assaulted by another woman at around 7.50am on Tuesday 26 May 2015 on George Street, Aberdeen, near to the Butchers Arms.  The woman was approached by the second woman who pushed her and then assaulted her on her arm.  […]
  • Man sentenced for drugs offences in Hemel Hempstead ukcri.me/62397
    A man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison after drugs were found in his home in Hemel Hempstead during a proactive warrant.  Officers from the Operational Support Group executed the warrant on March 24th 2015 in Epping Green, following information received from the local community.  47-year-old […]
  • Men to appear in court over Liverpool and Birmingham drugs-ring probe ukcri.me/62395
    Police investigating drug offences committed by Organised Crime Groups have arrested a further four people today (Wednesday 27 May) across south Birmingham and at one address in Liverpool.All have been charged with conspiracy to supply Class A Drugs and will appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (Thursday 28 May).They […]

East Midlands Councils


The East Midlands Regional Assembly has met for the last time before being abolished.

The assembly, which had its final meeting on Friday, includes MEPs, business representatives, and local politicians nominated from councils.

It was launched in Leicester in 1998, but is now being scrapped along with seven other assemblies in England. BBC

  • General and Local Election 2015 Results East Midlands
    The UK General Election was fought across all 46 Parliamentary Constituencies in the East Midlands on 7 May 2015. Previously the Conservatives held 30 of these seats, and Labour 16. Following the change of seats in Corby and Derby North the Conservatives now hold 32 seats and Labour 14. The full list of the 2015 […]
  • Chief Executive Pay Agreement 2015-16
    25th March 2015 - The LGA have informed us that agreement has today been reached on Chief Executives’ pay for 2014-16.
  • East Midlands Councils 2015-16 Councillor Development Programme
    East Midlands Councils has launched its Councillor Development Programme for 2015-16, which will start in May 2015 with its annual event for Civic Heads on 27 May. The EMC Councillor Development Programme provides member councils in the East Midlands with a comprehensive, value for money range of development opportunities, designed to support...
  • More action needed to tackle flood risk in the East Midlands
    A major new report highlights how the East Midlands is vulnerable to small changes in climate which could double the number of people at ‘significant risk’ of flooding. It goes on to highlight 16 recommendations aimed at Government, councils and business groups to reduce the impacts of flooding on local people and...
  • A Healthier Future for the East Midlands?
    East Midlands Councils publishes a review of health in the East Midlands The NHS will be of key interest in the run-up to the General Election. All parties have promised to protect NHS funding meaning that planned public  spending cuts will fall disproportionately on other government departments. The NHS has already been subject...
  • East Midlands Coaching Network - Coaching in 2015
    The East Midlands Coaching Network in 2015 is continuing to build on successes from 2014. The priorities for the network in the coming year are to increase coachee demand, as well as providing relevant and stretching cpd sessions for coaches in the network.  Activity within the network Activity in the network is developing and...
  • MJ and LGiU Survey on Local Government Finance
    There's still time to complete the MJ/LGiU Survey on Local Government Finance. Council leaders, Chief Executives, Directors of Finance and Cabinet Members for Finance can simply click on the survey sent to their email address. To request the link again email hannah.blythe@lgiu.org.uk. The results of the survey will be shared in The...
  • HS2 at Toton: Let's make it work for us!
    Council and business leaders from across the East Midlands have agreed to work together to deliver an HS2 Hub Station at Toton. The agreement was ratified at yesterday’s meeting of the East Midlands HS2 Strategic Board with Sir David Higgins, Chairman of HS2 Ltd, in attendance. Cllr Jon Collins, Chair of the East Midlands HS2...
  • Chief Officer Pay Agreed
    Agreement has now been reached on Chief Officer Pay 2014-16.  
  • EMC Policy Briefing Programme for Councillors 2015-16
    Local Government and public services have undergone substantial changes over the last 4 years, the outcome of the General Election in 2015 will further shape its future and direction. The 2015-16 Regional Programme of Briefing events for Councillors will be designed specifically to support local authorities in the post General Election...