Thursday Mar 13
Question time for the BBC over claims of political bias
AN MP in the region has accused the BBC of being bias towards the Labour Party, in a second attack on the corporation in the space of a week.
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Mon Mar 10, 2014
The festival in full swing..Moira Canal Festival 2004.
HISTORIC re-enactments and a unicycle ride over water will form part of the entertainment at a popular canal festival.
Hosuing payments 'let people dodge the benefit cap'
EMERGENCY funding set aside by councils to help struggling families should not be used to support people who have had their benefits capped, the Taxpayers Alliance has said.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
This Is Leicestershire
Invite to West Leicestershire clinical commissioning group (CCG)...
The CCG is responsible for planning and paying for many of the NHS services for people in Hinckley and Bosworth, North Charnwood, North West Leicestershire and South Charnwood, including hospitals, mental health services and community healthcare.
Senior politicians back region's MP in his TV licence campaign
MORE than 100 politicians have jumped on board with a campaign launched by an MP in the region seeking to no longer make non-payment of TV licences a criminal offence.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
TV licence prosecutions are 'unfair on the poor'
AN MP has called for a change in the law to no longer make non-payment of TV licences a criminal offence.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
This Is Leicestershire
Any case in which a TV licence has not been paid is most likely to go straight to a magistrates' court for a fine to be decided.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Pop up prison cell set to steer children away from crime
A 'POP up' prison cell is being used in a new project to teach young people in North West Leicestershire about the reality of receiving a jail sentence.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Pics of Burton, South Derbyshire and North West Leicestershire MPs in ...
UTTOXETER'S MP has joined Staffordshire's police and crime commissioner in welcoming the news that the number of cases where people having a mental health crisis are being detained in police cells is to be halved.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Figures show impact of beer and pubs in Burton
The British Beer and Pub Association revealed that 441 million worth of taxes are paid by Burton brewers and pubs.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Cigarette litter to be stamped out with stencil
SMOKERS who drop cigarette butts in a North West Leicestershire village will be targeted through a new scheme that has been adopted by the council.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Fine for man who admitted begging charge
A 46-YEAR-old Burton man who was found in the ladies' toilets at Burton Railway Station has been fined.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Pupils wear red to aid disaster relief
Cakes were also on sale at lunch at Ivanhoe College, in Ashby, and two of its pupils, Euan and Alex, were responsible for organising the event.