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  • East Midlands Council Feeds: East Midlands Regional Programme of Briefing Events for Councillors
    EMC has supported Councillors and Local authorities across the East Midlands with their programme of Policy events for the last 4 years, in this period over 910 Councillors have attended the well regarded events, which have covered areas such as Devolution, Planning, Housing, Infrastructure, Health, Migration and Service Delivery. New look...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Midlands Connect appoints Sir John Peace as independent chair
    News from Midlands Connect: Sir John Peace appointed independent chair of Midlands Connect 4th February 2016 Midlands Connect this afternoon (Thursday Feb 4) appointed businessman Sir John Peace as its independent chair. Sir John will support the partnership as it develops a Midlands-wide transport strategy that can unlock economic...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Councillor Roger Begy OBE
    It is with great sadness to learn that Cllr Roger Begy OBE has died following his short battle with cancer. Councillor Begy passed away at Leicester Royal Infirmary on the morning of Monday 1st February 2016.  He was 72. As a member of the East Midlands Councils Executive Board and Chairman of the Regional Improvement […]
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Midlands Connect welcomes legislation for region-wide transport bodies
    Midlands Connect, the partnership tasked with developing a transport blueprint to unlock economic growth and jobs, today (January 28) welcomed new legislation that could see it given formal powers over strategic schemes and investment. The partnership said the new Cities and Local Government Devolution Act, which enables Sub-National...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC HR Bulletin - January Edition
    January’s HR Bulletin   Please see the link below to this month’s HR Bulletin, which will provide you with a single-information point on the main developments in HR.  Our employment law article from Darren Newman provides advice about how tribunals view the issue of consistency when dealing with misconduct...
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Unknown
    The National Employers have today made a final pay offer to the Chief Officer JNC Staff Side. A letter setting out the details can be found below. Emp Offer Chf Officer 13Jan16  
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Final Pay Offer made to JNC Craftworker TU Side
    The National Employers have today made a final pay offer to the JNC Craftworker Trade Union Side. Clickhere for further information.
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Christmas closure
    East Midlands Councils is closed from Thursday 24 December 2015 and reopens Monday 4 January 2016. We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a good Christmas and New Year. We look forward to working with you once again in 2016.
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: EMC HR Bulletin December 2015
    Season’s Greetings from EMC and good wishes for the New Year. A date to note in your 2016 calendar is the Employment Law Update event on 8th March 2016. See our events page for more information and our Early Bird discount offer. This month we cover key national developments on exit pay recovery proposals and […]
  • East Midlands Council Feeds: Local Government Pay 2016
    Council employees have been offered a two-year pay increase from 1 April 2016. The majority of employees - those on salaries starting at £17,714 per annum - would receive an uplift of one per cent on 1 April 2016 and a further one per cent on 1 April 2017, with those on lower salaries receiving […]

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  • Police hit back at unsafe Selly Oak claims ukcri.me/62982
    Police hit back at unsafe Selly Oak claims Birmingham Police have branded claims that they are not tackling crimes in Selly Oak as “unfair”.Officers have spoken out following inaccurate reports that crime in the area has rocketed over recent weeks.Figures for robberies, burglaries and all crimes spanning six years paint […]
  • 3 Men jailed after over the killing of 14yr old Jordan Watson ukcri.me/62975
    Three Carlisle men have been sentenced to 51 years in prison for their role in the killing of 14-year-old Jordan Watson last June.The following two men were found guilty of murder: – George Thomson, 19, of Upperby Road, Carlisle, was sentenced to life in prison, and will serve a minimum […]
  • Peter Kibisu jailed for rape and murder of Harrow woman ukcri.me/62972
    A man has been jailed for life, to serve a minimum of 27 years’ imprisonment, for the rape and murder of a woman in Harrow.Peter Kibisu, 24, (05.01.92) of Northumberland Road, Harrow was charged on 17 August 2015 with the murder of 31-year-old Elizabeth Nnyanzi at a house in Northumberland […]
  • Daniel Smith murder investigation police arrest 10 ukcri.me/62969
    Police investigating the murder of a man in Salford have now made 10 arrests.At around 1.20am on Wednesday 20 January 2016, police were called to Irwell Street in Ordsall following reports that a tent located under a railway bridge was on fire.When Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue extinguished the fire, […]
  • EX PCSO James Wicks sentenced for possession of indecent images of children ukcri.me/62964
    James Wicks, 35, from Basingstoke was today sentenced at Winchester Crown Court to two years’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to six offences of possessing indecent images of a child, one offence* of distributing an indecent image of a child and one offence of being concerned in supplying a class A […]
  • Police arrest five in connection with recent shootings in Manchester ukcri.me/62961
    Police have made five arrests this week after recent shootings in Manchester.Detectives investigating ongoing disputes between Manchester crime groups have made five arrests this week in connection with firearms discharges.Investigation launched after 3rd shooting in Levenshulme since Christmas from UK News Video on Vimeo.On Wednesday 6 January 2016, a 24-year-old […]
  • Family and colleagues pay tribute to the life of Special Constable David Platt ukcri.me/62958
    The family and colleagues of David Platt have paid tribute to his life.David, aged 32, of Schneider Road, Barrow-in-Furness, was a serving Special Constable based in Barrow and also held a civilian role at Cumbria Constabulary Headquarters in Penrith.The parents of David said: “David was a very, very caring and […]
  • Vladislav Pomozov charged with the murder of Andrejs Trofimovics in Bournemouth ukcri.me/62956
    Detectives investigating the death of a man in Bournemouth have today charged a man with murder.Police were called to an address in Cleveland Road in the town at around 2.25am on Friday 1 January 2016 and discovered a 25-year-old man with serious injuries.He sadly died at the scene.A murder investigation […]
  • Man attacked in Wednesfield dies in hospital ukcri.me/62953
    A man who was attacked at a pub in Wednesfield on New Year’s Eve died in hospital last night (2 January).Detectives have now launched a murder investigation after the 50-year-old suffered a serious head injury in the beer garden or smoking area of The Boat pub in Church Street at […]
  • Man dies after taking drug at Birmingham nightclub ukcri.me/62949
    A man who is believed to have taken a contaminated drug at a Birmingham nightclub has died in hospital.The 18-year-old man from the Chelmsley Wood area was taken to hospital on New Year’s Day after taking what police believe was a ‘bad batch’ of a suspected class A drug.Four other […]

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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

  • East Midlands Regional Programme of Briefing Events for Councillors
    EMC has supported Councillors and Local authorities across the East Midlands with their programme of Policy events for the last 4 years, in this period over 910 Councillors have attended the well regarded events, which have covered areas such as Devolution, Planning, Housing, Infrastructure, Health, Migration and Service Delivery. New look...
  • Midlands Connect appoints Sir John Peace as independent chair
    News from Midlands Connect: Sir John Peace appointed independent chair of Midlands Connect 4th February 2016 Midlands Connect this afternoon (Thursday Feb 4) appointed businessman Sir John Peace as its independent chair. Sir John will support the partnership as it develops a Midlands-wide transport strategy that can unlock economic...
  • Councillor Roger Begy OBE
    It is with great sadness to learn that Cllr Roger Begy OBE has died following his short battle with cancer. Councillor Begy passed away at Leicester Royal Infirmary on the morning of Monday 1st February 2016.  He was 72. As a member of the East Midlands Councils Executive Board and Chairman of the Regional Improvement […]
  • Midlands Connect welcomes legislation for region-wide transport bodies
    Midlands Connect, the partnership tasked with developing a transport blueprint to unlock economic growth and jobs, today (January 28) welcomed new legislation that could see it given formal powers over strategic schemes and investment. The partnership said the new Cities and Local Government Devolution Act, which enables Sub-National...
  • EMC HR Bulletin - January Edition
    January’s HR Bulletin   Please see the link below to this month’s HR Bulletin, which will provide you with a single-information point on the main developments in HR.  Our employment law article from Darren Newman provides advice about how tribunals view the issue of consistency when dealing with misconduct...
  • Unknown
    The National Employers have today made a final pay offer to the Chief Officer JNC Staff Side. A letter setting out the details can be found below. Emp Offer Chf Officer 13Jan16  
  • Final Pay Offer made to JNC Craftworker TU Side
    The National Employers have today made a final pay offer to the JNC Craftworker Trade Union Side. Click here  for further information.
  • EMC HR Bulletin December 2015
    Season’s Greetings from EMC and good wishes for the New Year. A date to note in your 2016 calendar is the Employment Law Update event on 8th March 2016. See our events page for more information and our Early Bird discount offer. This month we cover key national developments on exit pay recovery proposals and […]
  • Local Government Pay 2016
    Council employees have been offered a two-year pay increase from 1 April 2016. The majority of employees - those on salaries starting at £17,714 per annum - would receive an uplift of one per cent on 1 April 2016 and a further one per cent on 1 April 2017, with those on lower salaries receiving […]
  • HS2: Let's make it work for the East Midlands!
    HS2: Let’s make it work for the East Midlands! Council leaders and business leaders across the East Midlands have strongly welcomed the Government’s commitment to deliver the Eastern Leg of HS2, including a Hub Station serving the East Midlands at Toton.   The news comes at the same time as the publication of a...