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EVINGTON ELECTION OF COUNCILLORS 2015 – COUNCILLORS’ DUTIES

Councillors are expected to effectively champion the interests of the ward’s constituents and consult them on key council decisions. They should promote citizenship and empower the community to participate in the governance of their area. Their motive should be to make Evington a safe and pleasant place in which to live. They are expected to undertake case work for individuals ... Read More »

LEICESTER’S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE

FREE Leicester’s Marvellous Medicine talks will be hosted by a different leading medical expert each month.  Staff, members and the general public all are welcome to attend for free but need to register their attendance prior to the event, to avoid disappointment! The Marvellous Medicine talks offer an insight into medical specialities at Leicester’s Hospitals and an opportunity to experience what is ... Read More »

WESTMINSTER ELECTION – LEICESTER EAST

An MP’s Duties The vast majority of MPs represent a political party and its manifesto. Unless they rebel they vote in support of their party, but on many issues they have a free vote. To a great extent their success at the polls reflects the popularity and public charisma of their party leader. Members of Parliament do not have a ... Read More »

EVINGTON IN BLOOM

Plans are underway for preparing the flowers beds in Evington village.  Following the advice of our national and regional judges last year, pots will be moved and grouped together so there is more impact.  These pots need to be near the shops that are willing to help volunteers with watering.  The theme for the next three years is ‘Greener Streets, ... Read More »

BRIDGE ROAD RECYCLING CENTRE TO CLOSE

The recycling centre at Bridge Road, North Evington, is to close soon. It will be replaced by a new centre at Gypsum Close which is in the Rushey Mead area. It will be five times larger than Bridge Road and will house a workshop and reuse facility, where household items can be recycled, and it is hoped that this will ... Read More »

THREE COUNCILLORS FOR EVINGTON

Evington Ward has been enlarged and on May 7th we will elect three councillors to the City Council instead of the present two. There are three elections on the same day: For our MP, our CITY MAYOR and our three WARD COUNCILLORS. Even if we support a minority party the candidates still deserve our encouragement and support. Casting our votes ... Read More »

CRIME IN DECLINE – EVINGTON

Police Constable Edd McKinnon from our Dedicated Neighbourhood Team has analysed Evington’s crime figures for the last twelve weeks and compared them with the same period in 2013-14. Burglary of Dwellings 14 (down 25) Burglary of outbuildings etc. 2 (up 2) Theft from Motor vehicle  4 (up 2) Theft from unattended Motor vehicle 6 (down 5) Theft from Shops 6 ... Read More »

CITY WARDEN – EVINGTON UPDATE

CITY WARDEN – EVINGTON UPDATE The City Wardens have been active in Evington. After action by the City Wardens the old Lively Lady pub site has been cleared of over two tons of rubbish by the managers of the land. The wardens stated ‘The site looks great, and we will keep an eye on it to make sure it does ... Read More »

ARMED POLICE ON EVINGTON’S STREETS – THE ANSWER

Evington Echo has sought an explanation from Leicestershire Police as to why armed police have attended routine incidents in the city and suburbs. At 4.45 on Saturday, January 31, officers were called to the corner of Evington Drive and Baden Road following a two vehicle road traffic collision. The ambulance service attended and a woman was taken to the Leicester ... Read More »

EVINGTON LIBRARY SAFE – Councillor Deepak Bajaj

In response to comments from members of the public that there are to be serious cuts to the library service in the county, Councillor Deepak Bajaj (chair) said categorically ‘’The Library will not close’’. The February Evington Community meeting was also attended by Councillor Singh. Read More »