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CORONAVIRUS CRISIS HIGHLIGHTS ERROR IN DOWNGRADING LEICESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL by Claudia Webbe MP

CORONAVIRUS CRISIS HIGHLIGHTS ERROR IN DOWNGRADING LEICESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL BY CLAUDIA WEBBE MP As the MP for Leicester East, I wholeheartedly oppose the downgrading of Leicester General Hospital. I am concerned that it will have a detrimental impact for the residents of Leicester East and for people living across our city. In November 2019, University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS ... Read More »

KNIFE CRIME ON OXON ROAD, EVINGTON – 27.05.2020

On Wednesday 27th May at around 6.00pm, there was a fight between two teenage boys on Oxon road, Evington (off Coleman Road) which resulted in both boys being stabbed. Neighbours were quickly on the scene and called the police and emergency services immediately.  Jamal Abdulla, a local resident, said, “I heard the commotion, with screaming and shouting in the street”. ... Read More »

LEICESTERSHIRE PCC PLEDGES FUNDING TO SUPPORT REFUGEES DURING COVID-19 CRISIS

  A charity providing vital support to asylum seekers, vulnerable refugees and wider community members in Leicestershire has received an emergency grant from the county’s Police and Crime Commissioner to expand its work amid the coronavirus crisis. Lord Willy Bach has agreed a £10,000 grant to The Race Equality Centre in Leicester and Leicestershire (TREC) to enable the organisation to ... Read More »

LCR COVID-19 SUPPORT

Supporting the Vulnerable and those in Self Isolation in Leicester.  (Information updated April 2020) WOULD YOU LIKE TO ADD YOUR ORGANISATION?  VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR EMAIL US: www.leicestercommunity.co.uk           info@leicestercommunity.co.uk FOOD PARCEL DELIVERY AND HOT FOOD As-Salaam Trust, The Peace Centre    www.peacecentre.org.uk      07448 567 744 & 07405 578 448     Daily Emergency ... Read More »

CITIZENS ADVICE LEICESTERSHIRE – WAITING FOR BENEFITS IN LOCKDOWN

Citizens Advice LeicesterShire helps all sorts of different people claim the benefits they are entitled to through our Help to Claim service (0800 1448444). Since the Covid-19 lockdown began we have been helping increasing numbers of people who have never claimed benefits before. There are stark inequalities between those whose companies have taken up the government offer of furlough schemes, ... Read More »

THE RACE EQUALITY CENTRE, LEICESTER – MESSAGE OF ADVICE

THE RACE EQUALITY CENTRE, LEICESTER. – MESSAGE OF ADVICE If you have a health condition that makes you particularly vulnerable to coronavirus, the government is advising you stay at home and take special steps to protect yourself. A new service will be ready over the week beginning 23 March 2020. You’ll be able to register if you have a medical ... Read More »

LCR COVID-19 SUPPORT

 Support for the Vulnerable and those in Self Isolation in Leicester  FOOD PARCEL DELIVERY & HOT FOOD ORGANISATION NAME CONTACT NOTE As-Salaam Trust The Peace Centre  www.peacecentre.org.uk 07448567744 or 07405578448  Daily Emergency Food parcel delivery  Global Mercy UK 07861772881 Wednesday and Thursday  Help The Homeless Leicester 01164030141 Hot food daily delivered to your door. Food packages  delivered on three days ... Read More »

Coronavirus Crisis Highlights Error in Downgrading Leicester General

As the MP for Leicester East, I wholeheartedly oppose the downgrading of Leicester General. I am concerned that it will have a detrimental impact for the residents of Leicester East and for people living across our city. In November 2019, University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust received £450million funding from the government to reorganise its acute hospital services. This ... Read More »