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  • Tracy Phillips charged with murder in Chelsea ukcri.me/62608
    Detectives investigating the murder of a 35-year-old woman in Stadium Street, SW10 on Sunday, 2 August have this evening charged a woman with her murder.Tracy Phillips, 48 (24.03.1967) of Downe House, Springfield Grove SE7 has been charged with murder and remanded in custody to appear at West London Magistrates Court […]
  • Police Unity Tour COPS2015 ukcri.me/62606
    National Police Memorial from UK News Video on Vimeo.Annual cycle ride from the National Police Memorial (London) to the National Arboretum (Staffordshire) in aid of raising funds for Care of Police Survivors....View full article on Crime and Justice - UK Crime News
  • Police are investigating after a man was shot in Wythenshawe ukcri.me/62596
    Manchester UK 24th July 2015 00.48: Video footage of police activity after reports of shots being fired at the Mountain Ash Pub in Wythenshaw Police are investigating after a man was shot in Wythenshawe.Police were called shortly before 9.25pm on Thursday 23 July 2015 to a pub on Woodhouse Park […]
  • IPCC publishes figures on deaths during or following police contact for 2014/15 ukcri.me/62594
    The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is today publishing its annual report on deaths during or following police contact in 2014/15.It shows: • There were 17 deaths in or following police custody.This is an increase from 11 last year (the lowest number since our recording began in 04/05), but is […]
  • Sergeant suffers suspected heart attack whilst doing police fitness test ukcri.me/62582
    Met Police gym staff and officers helped saved the life of their colleague who collapsed from a suspected heart attack whilst undertaking a police fitness test on Thursday, 16 July.The officer, a sergeant in his late 50s, was given immediate first aid including defibrillation by gymnasium staff, assisted by officers […]
  • Youth arrested after trying to shoot Special Constable ukcri.me/62580
    Detectives from the Trident and Area Crime Command have launched an investigation after a police officer from the Special Constabulary was shot at whilst trying to detain a suspect.At approximately 22:35hrs on Thursday, 16 July, two Special Constables attempted to speak with two males in Winchester Road, Feltham.The males made […]
  • Service held in honour for fallen officer ukcri.me/62564
    Officers and the family of a detective constable killed in the line of duty 100 years ago have attended a service in his honour after a commemorative plaque was discovered in packed away at a recently closed police station.The plaque was discovered when disused Hampstead Police station was being cleared […]
  • Nine arrests following Wood Green shooting ukcri.me/62567
    Detectives investigating a shooting of two innocent bystanders in Wood Green have made nine arrests.One man died and a woman was seriously injured during the incident on Friday, 10 July.Today, Tuesday, 14 July, officers from the Homicide and Major Crime Command (HMCC) arrested six people at Gatwick airport.Three others were […]
  • Man jailed for attempted murder of ex-partner ukcri.me/62569
    A man has been jailed for the attempted murder of his ex-partner while her three young children were asleep upstairs.Connor Fox, 38 of no fixed abode, was jailed for 20 years, with a further five years to be served on extended license at Inner London Crown Court today, Tuesday 14 […]
  • Man guilty of murdering wife, Newham ukcri.me/62572
    A man who stabbed his wife in the chest after they rowed over him contacting other women on Facebook, has today, 13 July, been found guilty of her murder.Jamshaid Khan, 30 (21.03.85), a construction worker, of Nigel Road, E7, was convicted at the Old Bailey of killing Milena Yulianova and […]

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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

  • Devo-Developments in the East Midlands - An Update
    At East Midlands Councils AGM on 17th July 2015, council leaders from across the region discussed progress in agreeing local devolution proposals. The early and significant progress made by all councils in Derby and Derbyshire (D2) and Nottingham and Nottinghamshire (N2), in submitting their combined authority proposals was applauded by...
  • HS2 Hub Station: Toton is the best option!
    Council leaders and business representatives have strongly welcomed comments from the Chairman of HS2 Ltd supporting Toton as the location for a Hub Station serving the East Midlands. Sir David Higgins was speaking at today’s meeting of the East Midlands HS2 Strategic Board held in Nottingham, where he gave an update on the work...
  • Chancellor announces Budget support for Midlands Connect
    Midlands Connect, the group championing strategic transport investment across the region, has welcomed £5 million of funding announced by Chancellor George Osborne in his Budget statement. The Chancellor is making the cash available to the Midlands Connect consortium which is pressing for better road, rail and freight links to help...
  • Midland Mainline Electrification: EMC outlines concerns to Secretary of State
    Following last week’s announcement by Government that electrification of the Midland Mainline will be ‘paused’, EMC and partners have drafted a letter to the Secretary of State for Transport expressing disappointment at the decision and are looking for an early meeting with the Secretary of State to discuss how this...
  • Essential Rail Investment at Risk: Leaders seek urgent meeting with Secretary of State
    The electrification of the Midland Mainline – described by Network Rail as ‘critical to delivering a reliable and sustainable railway and tackling overcrowding’ has been ‘paused’ by the Government pending a review of Network Rail’s investment programme. The Secretary of State for Transport Patrick...
  • Essential Rail Investment at Risk: Government announcement due today
    The electrification of the Midland Mainline – described by Network Rail as ‘critical to delivering a reliable and sustainable railway and tackling overcrowding’ – is reported to be at risk from a Network Rail funding gap caused by soaring costs from projects in other parts of the country. The Midland Mainline runs...
  • HS2 East - Realising the Full Promise of HS2
    HS2 East has published a summary document which was launched at an event in Leeds last week attended by EMC Chairman Jon Collins, along with the Chairs of D2N2 and Leicester and Leicestershire LEPs, where Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin confirmed that the full 'Y Network' - including the Eastern Leg of HS2 - will be built...
  • Trade Union Pay Claim for 2016-17 - Local Government Services (Green Book)
    Trade Unions for the Local Government Services (Green Book) NJC have formally tabled a pay claim for 2016/17.  The National Employers have acknowledged receipt of the claim and a further response is unlikely in the near future. East Midlands Councils and other Regional Employers’ Organisations are in discussions with the...
  • EMC welcomes Government commitment to build HS2 Eastern Leg
    In his first major speech since his reappointment as Transport Secretary, Patrick McLoughlin has confirmed at an event in Leeds attended by EMC Chairman Cllr Jon Collins, that the full ‘Y Network’, including the Eastern Leg of HS2 will be built. The Eastern Leg of HS2 will connect with the London-West Midlands route to the...
  • 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 […]