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  • Leicestershire Police News Feed: Armed robbery in Stoke Road, Hinckley

    Officers are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery in Stoke Road, Hinckley, last night.

    The incident happened at the One Stop Shop, on the corner of Stoke Road and Higham Lane, just before 11.00pm last night (25 April).

    A man wearing a balaclava, dark clothing, a black cap and carrying a black rucksack entered the shop and approached two members of staff with a weapon believed to be a handgun.

    After demanding money he leaves the premises with a quantity of cash and heads on foot along Stoke Road, in the direction of Tudor Road.

    The staff, who were uninjured in the incident, have described the man as stocky build with dark skin.

    Detective Constable Yassin Desai said: “I am keen to speak to anyone who may have seen a man matching the description, either before or after the robbery occurred.

    “We believe after taking the money the man ran along Stoke Road in the direction of Tudor Road. If you were driving or walking in this area around 11.00pm you may have seen something that can help with our enquiries.”

    Anyone with any information is asked to call 101, quoting incident 677 of 25 April.

  • Leicestershire Police News Feed: Man charged with Leicester offences

    A 19-year-old man is appearing at court today charged with a number of offences which happened in Leicester last week.

    Charles Thaimu Kamara, of Gainsborough Road, Leicester has been charged with two counts of assault, one count of criminal damage and two counts of threatening with a bladed weapon.

    These charges relate to an incident in Uppingham Road, Leicester on Thursday 20 April.

    He has also been charged with one charge of kidnap and one charge of actual bodily harm in relation to an incident which happened in Oxford Street, Leicester and one charge of Section 18 grievous bodily harm in relation to an incident in Bishop Street, Leicester. These offences also happened on Thursday 20 April.

    He has been remanded to appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday 26 April).

  • Leicestershire Police News Feed: Murder investigation - three arrested

    Detectives investigating the death of Isaac Williams have arrested a man on suspicion of murder.

    The 20-year-old was pronounced dead early on Monday morning, and a post-mortem examination has confirmed he died as a result of injuries sustained from a stab wound.

    A 19-year-old man has this afternoon been arrested on suspicion of his murder and is in custody, where he will be questioned by detectives.

    A 23-year-old man and a woman, 22, have been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. Both are currently in custody.

    Officers were called to Cropthorne Avenue at 12.50pm on Friday 21 April when Isaac was found injured in the street. He died in hospital two days later.

    If you have any information that you think might help us with our enquiries please contact us on 101, quoting incident 17*166088 or alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be passed on anonymously.

  • Rutland and Leicestershire Council News Feed: General Election and Purdah Rules

    A General Election will take place 8 June 2017, this follows an announcement by the prime minister on Tuesday and a vote in the House of Commons on Wednesday. Purdah for the General Election is likely to start on the day that Parliament is dissolved – expected to be 3 May – and continue until ...

  • Leicestershire Police News Feed: Can you help identify a grey car driving in Scraptoft?

    Officers are appealing for witnesses following a collision involving two vehicles in Scraptoft, Leicester.

    The incident happened on Scraptoft Lane at around 10.40pm on Sunday 23 April.

    After the initial collision the vehicles, a silver Vauxhall Vectra and the other described as a grey car, turned left into Scraptoft Rise and drove the wrong way along Main Street in the village and ended up in Hamilton Lane.

    The grey vehicle, believed to have two occupants, left the scene prior to police arriving. One of the men in the car was described as around 6ft tall, stocky build, with white or light coloured skin.

    The occupants of the Vectra were uninjured.

    They have told us one of the men in the grey car had what they believed to be an item resembling a firearm.

    However at this stage there is no evidence of a firearm having been discharged in the area and investigations are continuing to establish the exact circumstances.

    As part of enquiries additional searches were carried out in Scraptoft Rise and Hamilton Lane area yesterday (25 April).

    Detective Inspector Helen Nurse said: “I am keen to trace the occupants of the grey vehicle and would appeal to anyone who was in the area and may have seen the two cars to call us.

    “After turning left into Scraptoft Rise, the cars drove down Stocks Road and Church Hill before driving the wrong way along Main Street and onto Hamilton Lane.

    “If you were driving or walking along any of these roads around this time you may have seen the incident. Can you help identify the car or the people in the car?”

    Anyone with any information can call 101 and quote crime reference number 17*169170.

  • Leicestershire Police News Feed: Did you witness a robbery in the city?

    Officers are appealing for anyone who may have seen a knife point robbery in Welford Road, Leicester over the bank holiday weekend.

    A woman was threatened with a knife outside Peri Grill, near to the York Road junction, at around 9.45pm and taken to a cash point, being forced to draw out money.

    The suspect is a man, described as Asian, between 25 and 30 years old, around 5ft 11ins and of stocky build with black hair. He was wearing a black waterproof coat and grey jogging bottoms. He spoke with a Leicester accent.

    Did you see this incident take place? Do you recognise the description of the man? You may have information to help our investigation. It was a busy bank holiday evening and there were lots of people in the area.

    Contact DC Nicola Hawkins on 101, quoting crime number 17*160221.

  • Leicestershire Police News Feed: Police name murder victim

    The man who died after an assault on Friday (21 April) has been formally identified.

    Isaac Williams, 20, from Leicester, was pronounced dead early Monday morning, and a post-mortem examination has confirmed he died as a result of injuries sustained from a stab wound.

    Officers were called to Cropthorne Avenue at 12.50pm when the victim was found injured in the street.

    The investigation into finding those responsible for the assault is continuing this morning and we are pursuing several lines of enquiry.

    If you have any information that you think might help us with our enquiries please contact us on 101, quoting incident 17*166088 or alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be passed on anonymously.

  • Leicestershire Police News Feed: Popular officer receives BEM for services to policing

    Police Constable Brian (Reg) Varney was today presented with a British Empire Medal (BEM) by Lady Gretton, the Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, during a ceremony at Beaumanor Hall.

    Reg, who has worked on the city's St Matthew's Estate for 16 years, was awarded the BEM for services to policing as part of the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.

    On receiving the award, Reg said: “I’m overwhelmed and delighted to receive this honour. It’s a huge compliment to be recognised for doing a job that I love.”

    Inspector Steff Shellard, neighbourhood policing commander at the Spinney Hill station where Reg is based, said: “Reg is an inspiration to local residents and a role model to our officers and staff. He has supported a number of local initiatives to bring communities together and has developed an excellent professional relationship with the residents on his beat. His commitment is second to none and he is a true ambassador for Leicestershire Police."

    Chief Constable Simon Cole, who attended the event, said: “I feel privileged to witness Reg being presented with his medal. Having been out on patrol with Reg on multiple occasions, I know he fully deserves this award.

    “Reg has been at the heart of the St. Matthews community for 16 years and has shown outstanding policing skills in this role. The local community have previously named him as their Beat Bobby of the Year and I’m sure they will be very proud that his hard work is being rewarded.”

    Also receiving a BEM for services to the community was retired officer Sue Lambert. Sue retired from the force in August 2016, having spent 30 years as a PC and 10 years as a member of staff.

  • Leicestershire Police News Feed: Murder investigation launched after death of man

    Detectives have launched a murder investigation following the death of a man who was assaulted in Leicester on Friday (21 April).

    The 20-year-old, who was found injured in Cropthorne Avenue at 12.50pm, was taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary where he died late last night (Sunday).

    His injuries are thought to have been caused by a bladed weapon.

    Formal identification hasn’t yet taken place, and a post-mortem examination is to be carried out today.

    The investigation into finding those responsible for the assault is continuing and we are pursuing several lines of enquiry.

    Were you in the area of Cropthorne Avenue, Broad Avenue or St Saviour’s Road around the time of the incident? Did you see anything that made you suspicious? We would urge you to get in touch with us – you may have vital information.

    A medium sized, dark coloured car was seen in the area at the time the man was assaulted. Two men were also said to have been seen with the victim.

    If you have any information that you think might help us with our enquiries please contact us on 101, quoting incident 17*166088 or alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be passed on anonymously.

  • Leicestershire Police News Feed: Can you help identify this man?

    We need your help to identify this man after a fight in Market Harborough town centre.

    The incident took place around 3am on Sunday 19 March in the High Street and involved a group of up to 20 men.

    We have studied CCTV footage from the local area and would like to identify this man who may be able to assist with our enquiries.

    Do you know who he is?

    Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC 1445 Rich Watson on 101, quoting crime number 17*115870.

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  • £5,000 grant awarded to support active choice programme in Leicestershire

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    The North West Community Safety Partnership has agreed to contribute grant funding of £5,000 towards the running of the Active Choice course programme, aimed at reducing crime and anti-social behaviour in young people.

    Active Choice is a multi-agency programme involving Leicestershire Police, Leicestershire Youth Offending Service, North West Leicestershire District Council and Conkers.

    The programme is aimed at young people and designed to give them opportunities to participate in a wide range of activities as well as learning life-skills including citizenship and making better decisions.

    Martin Traynor, Director of the National Forest Charitable Trust, on behalf of CONKERS said: “More than 100 young people have successfully participated in the programme and we’re proud to be involved in this positive initiative. CONKERS is committed to the educative development of children and young people through our attraction’s activities and events. Our support for the Active Choice programme reflects this ongoing commitment.”

    John Richardson, Head of Community Services at North West Leicestershire District Council, said: “Engaging with young people is hugely important to the district council and we are delighted to be working with our partners on the Active Choice initiative.

    “This £5,000 will help give young people chance to learn key life skills and take part in activities that they otherwise might have been out of reach for them.”

    Inspector Helena Bhakta from North West Leicestershire Police said: “I am delighted that we are a part of Active Choice. I would like to thank the National Forest Charitable Trust for their continued support that has enabled us to make a difference to communities right across North West Leicestershire.

    “I know that the programme has given a large number of young people the opportunity to take part in activities they would not ordinarily have had the chance to, as well as to learn about their role in the community.”

  • Residents in North West Leicestershire among most active in the East Midlands

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    People living in North West Leicestershire are among the fittest and healthiest in the county, and the entire East Midlands.


    Sport England’s inaugural Active Lives survey revealed that 68.2 per cent of people in North West Leicestershire meet the Chief Medical Officer’s recommendations of being physically active for 150 minutes per week or more.


    This compares to a Leicestershire average of 63.3 per cent, an East Midlands average of 65.5 per cent and a national average of 65.4 per cent.


    North West Leicestershire District Council has been working hard to offer more opportunities, activities and programmes for residents in an effort to boost health and fitness across the district, including the:


    • Exercise Referral Scheme
    • Cardiac Rehabilitation Scheme
    • Cancer Wellness Programme
    • Independence Programme
    • Falls Prevention Programme.


    The Active Lives survey measured the physical activity habits of the nation. As well as considering the standard sporting and fitness activities of its predecessor, the Active People Survey, the new assessment covered a far wider range of activities including walking, dancing and cycling for travel.

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    Levels of inactivity were also measured and the survey identified that 20.4 per cent of residents in North West Leicestershire were physically inactive and undertook less than 30 minutes physical activity per week.


    Figures were again favourable for the area against a Leicestershire average of 24.1 per cent, an East Midlands average of 22.2 per cent and a national average of 22 per cent.


    Jason Knight, Leisure Services Team Manager at North West Leicestershire District Council, said: “We’re delighted that the results of the survey reflect the hard work that the council and our partners are doing to encourage people to be physically active.


    “The financial impact on the NHS due to physical inactivity has been widely documented and we all have a role to play in trying to address that.


    “We pride ourselves that we have a raft of bespoke and unique interventions targeting those who are currently inactive or who have or are at risk of medical issues. In addition to this we provide generic opportunities for people to take part in activity through Hermitage and Hood Park Leisure Centres as well as our partner sites Measham Leisure Centre, Ibstock Community College and Castle Donington College.


    “We also work closely with local sports clubs to ensure pathways are in place for people to participate from beginners through to elite athletes.


    “We’ll be continuing to deliver on all these fronts as well as implementing new initiatives to try and get more people, more active, more often.”


    For more information of opportunities available to increase levels of physical activity, visit www.nwleics.gov.uk/leisure

  • Coalville Colour Run will return for second year – registration now open

    Coalville Colour Run

    It’s official – after enjoying huge success in 2016, the Coalville Colour Run is returning bigger and better than ever before.

    More than 500 people took part in the inaugural Colour Run last year raising £10,000 for charity in the process. The fun, colourful, fund-raising race will return on Sunday 17 September, 2017.

    Leicestershire-based charity Living Without Abuse is once more teaming up with North West Leicestershire District Council to organise the popular event and will again be the beneficiaries, with all funds raised going towards their work to support children and adults who have suffered from domestic violence in the Leicestershire area.

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    The event is organised by Living Without Abuse and sponsored by North West Leicestershire District Council along with support from a number of local businesses.

    Registration is now open at www.giving-back.co.uk/coalville-colour-run.asp

    Anyone who would like to see what last year’s event was like can see the promotional video at www.nwleics.gov.uk/coalvillecolourrun

    Gina King, Head of Fund-raising at Living Without Abuse, said: “The Coalville Colour Run received a fantastic reception in 2016 and everyone who took part had a thoroughly enjoyable day.

    “We want to go one better this year and hope to see even more entrants, and an increased fund-raising total for our incredibly important charity.

    “If you’re not running, but fancy getting involved, there are plenty of volunteering opportunities on the day – just get in touch. It really is a hugely fun family event that we encourage anyone to get involved in whether as a runner or a spectator.”

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    Kay Greenbank, Head of Economic Development at North West Leciestershire District Council, added: “Our support for the Coalville Colour Run is part of our scheme to build confidence in the town. We want to bring more people into Coalville and showcase its accessible green spaces and great community spirit.

    “We know some people were disappointed that they missed out this year, so have created more spaces and I hope people take the opportunity to get involved and join in with this brilliant family event.”

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    The Colour Run is an approximately 5km course that will take place in and around the centre of Coalville, starting at the Market Hall car park , running alongside the precinct, over to Coalville Town Football Club, taking in Snibston Country Park and the Urban Forest, passing Memorial Square and finishing in Coalville Park. 

    Four colour stations dotted around the route will blast runners with colour. Everyone (including those who haven’t done the run) is then invited to a finish line paint party in Coalville Park, including live music, various local business stalls, and food.

    Businesses that would like to sponsor the Coalville Colour Run are asked to contact Gina King on gina@lwa.org.uk

  • North West Leicestershire District Council’s upgraded CCTV van has already recorded 18 offences

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    A new state-of-the-art CCTV van is helping North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) crack down on crimes such as littering, dog fouling and fly-tipping – and has already recorded 18 offences on film.

    The upgraded van has been operating across the district since the New Year and in one supermarket car park alone it has filmed no less than ten instances of fly-tipping.

    All 18 offences are now being investigated by the Environmental Protection team at NWLDC. Offenders, if convicted in court, could face up to five years imprisonment with an unlimited fine for fly-tipping, up to a £2,500 fine for littering, or up to a £1,000 fine for dog fouling.

    The upgrades to the van consisted of: 

    • The installation of four new cameras giving 360 degree coverage
    • A monitoring station so the person inside can see and record everything with ease
    • Racking to hold equipment for community litter picking, anti dog fouling packs etc.

    The van provides a record of events as they happen and acts as a deterrent to would-be offenders. Footage gathered from its cameras provides irrefutable evidence of criminal or unacceptable activity and can help convict those who offend.

    John Richardson, Head of Community Services at NWLDC, said: “We are really pleased to see the CCTV van not only recording people in the act of littering, dog fouling and fly-tipping, but acting as a visible deterrent.

    “These crimes have a detrimental impact on the environment and people’s perception of our district, residents tell us they want us to tackle these issues and we will continue to do so.

    “We are committed to ensuring that the district is a pleasant and enjoyable place to live and work for everyone, and the CCTV is helping us to achieve that.”

    The CCTV van was funded in partnership with Bott Ltd in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, and was fitted both inside and out by their designers and fitters.

    Residents also play an important part in tackling environmental crime and can report offenders online at www.nwleics.gov.uk/report

  • Excellence in council legal practice rewarded with eighth Lexcel accreditation

    The legal services team at North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is celebrating after it retained its Lexcel accreditation for the eighth year running.


    Lexcel is the Law Society’s quality mark for legal practice. NWL Legal Focus joins just 14 other local government teams in the Midlands that have received this stamp of approval, proving it provides excellence in legal practice management and in client care. It is the only district council in the region to receive the accreditation.


    In her report, Lexcel Assessor Debbie Fowler spoke positively about the team, which provides legal advice to a range of external clients as well as council services, comparing it very favourably in relation to private practice:


    “The practice is to be highly commended for the high management/supervision standards found and the positive team approach. In many instances the standards found upon assessment surpassed those in private practice. The assessor also found that the practice had Lexcel firmly bedded into its everyday operational activities.”


    Elizabeth Warhurst, Head of Legal and Support Services at NWLDC, said: “We are very proud that our dedication to providing excellent service has paid off by being Lexcel accredited for an eighth year in a row.


    “Recent years have seen our team take on work from a range of external clients and create partnerships with private practice that extend both our reach and the development of our team.


    “We welcome the assessor’s report, which highlights where we are excelling and where we can make small changes to improve further.” 

    For more information about NWL Legal Focus, visit www.legalfocus.org.uk or follow the team on Twitter @NWLLegalFocus

  • Young people given a voice on the future of Coalville

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    More than 100 youngsters negotiated a Food For Thought maze in Coalville Market this week to share their ideas about the future of the town.


    North West Leicestershire District Council joined forces with the Coalville Heroes project to host the event for young people aged from 10 to 24.


    It was an opportunity to discuss the results of a ‘Coalville’s Future’ survey already completed by around 1,200 young people, and to talk about how they can turn the ideas into a reality.


    In return for sharing their thoughts at various stations in the specially designed maze, those that took part were rewarded with free food, music, entertainment, and the chance to play on a Nintendo Switch.

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    The survey and the free event, which was held on Wednesday 19 April, form part of the council’s ‘Building Confidence in Coalville’ programme, which asks everyone in the community to support the regeneration of the town. The ideas generated by young people in the town will now be fed to businesses, community groups and individuals to see how they can help make them a reality.


    The council, which is already under way with many schemes, including grants to improve key shops and buildings in the town, support for local events like the Coalville Colour Run and plans to reconfigure Marlborough Square, will take the ideas generated by young people and seek support from the Coalville community to achieve them.


    Kay Greenbank, Head of Economic Regeneration at North West Leicestershire District Council, said: “We’ve already seen lots of improvement through our focus on the Coalville regeneration project, including the development of the former Pick and Shovel pub and the revamping of key shops like Geoff’s Toys on High Street – and there is lots more planned.


    “We felt it was essential to include young people in this exciting project to build confidence in Coalville, and to get some fresh ideas of how the town might be improved.


    “Having more than 100 people attend the event and share their views was a fantastic result and gives us lots to think about as we look to provide more for young people in the town.”

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    Coalville Heroes co-ordinator Deana Wildgoose said: “We want to say a huge thank you to all the young people that came to give their views, and to all those that gave their time to help make the event so successful.


    “We were thrilled with the numbers that came along and we can already see that some really positive thoughts and ideas have come forward.


    “There is still time for young people to get involved by filling in the online survey, before we collate the results.”


    To fill in the online survey, visit: www.nwleics.gov.uk/coalvillefuture


    Visit the Choose Coalville Facebook page for more information about what’s happening in Coalville www.facebook.com/choosecoalville


    To find out more about the Coalville Heroes project, visit its Facebook page, at: www.facebook.com/coalvilleheroes

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  • NHS Events to discuss the draft Sustainability and Transformation Plans

    West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, the organisation which plans and pays for NHS services in Hinckley and Bosworth, Charnwood and North West Leicestershire, today announced two more events, as part of the roadshow to allow people to find out more about the future of health services in the area.

    The events will take place on the following dates

    Monday, 27 March - Hinckley Golf Club, Leicester Road, Hinckley, LE10 3DR
    Thursday, 30 March - The Lyric Rooms, Lower Church Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1AB

  • New provider of urgent care services announced to support patients

    NHS organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have announced their preferred bidders for a new integrated urgent and primary care service and home visiting service.

    DHU 4Fed Urgent Care (West Leicestershire) CIC (a joint venture between DHU Health Care CIC and all four West Leicestershire GP Federations) is the preferred bidder to provide a new model of urgent care for the population in West Leicestershire that will enable patients with an urgent care need to have quicker access to a service that can assess their condition and diagnose and treat it.

  • Market Engagement Event for a Promoting Resilience Programme for Children and Young People service for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR)

    NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (AG CSU), on behalf of the Commissioners, West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG and Leicester City CCG, would like to invite potential providers to attend a market engagement event in relation to the CCGs' plans to procure a programme to Promote Resilience in all schools and Further Education of LLR.

  • West Leicestershire CCG appoints External Auditor

    The West Leicestershire CCG Governing Body has appointed Grant Thornton LLP to be the CCG’s external auditor with effect from 1 April 2017 following a recommendation by the CCG’s Auditor Panel.

    The appointment is in accordance with the Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014.

    The appointment is for a period of three years, with the option to extend the contract at the end of the period for a further two years.

  • NHS calls for views on fairer and sustainable Continuing Healthcare

    Members of the public and local patients receiving Continuing Healthcare (CHC) funding are being invited to take part in a public consultation on changes to a policy which aims to make CHC funding fairer and sustainable for all eligible patients across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR).

    The local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) responsible for LLR - East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG, Leicester City CCG and West Leicestershire CCG are proposing changes to the current ‘Settings of Care’ policy.

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    We now have to take the advantage and not carry on blaming ourselves or others.It was a shock the way it went BUT GET OVER IT.

    The European Union is an organisation that tries to represent Europe.
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    We will not fail and maybe others will split away.That is their biggest fear.

    Northern Ireland now needs to be used as a trade Area to negotiate with Europeans direct.Taking advantage of its doorstep location with Southern Ireland. The UK needs to lower corporation rates to be the same as Ireland.This will be an advantage for all business.

    We need to create a small coordinating and marketing organisation and use CBI and Group Trading organisations to promote Great Britain.The commonwealth needs to be a bigger part of our trade. Our main objective must be to trade globally.
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  • James Ward known as Mark James T/A as Car Care Automotive Great Yarmouth Guilty of Handling Stolen Car Parts

    James Ward known as Mark James was found guilty last week for handling stolen car parts from his business called Car Care Automotive. Unit 6 Suffolk Rd Great Yarmouth.. Phone number 01493 717767
    A Subaru Impreza was stolen from High Wycombe, an area where Ward lived at the time of the theft. The car was broken up for parts by Ward. He has also set up a new business that deals with Subaru’s. The business is in Great Yarmouth, Car Care Automotive. Unit 6 Suffolk Rd. Phone number 01493 717767.
    Thames Valley Police raided Car Care Automotive on the 24/2/15 and found a few parts left from the stolen Subaru. Ward was bailed until April. On the 20/4/15 Thames Valley Police charged Ward with handling and selling stolen goods. Ward has even put parts from the stolen car onto other cars.
    On the 6/5/15 Ward pleaded guilty to breaking the Subaru, knowing it was stolen and selling it for parts.
    Anyone with a Subaru are advised to be careful dealing with the business known as Car Care Automotive at Great Yarmouth. The Court Order was made against James Mark Ward at High Wycombe Court. The Case number is 431500197216/1 6th May 2015. This article is printed in good faith from verified data and is in the interest of public awareness.The business Care Care Automotive at Yarmouth
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  • Man sentenced for sexual assault on coach

    A 29-year-old man who sexually assaulted a woman as she slept on a coach has been sentenced to four years in prison for the offence.

    Admir Senaj sat next to the victim as they were travelling on a coach from London to Nottingham.

    The court heard how during the journey on 13 November last year, the 24-year-old victim fell asleep and was woken to find Senaj sexually assaulting her.

    Senaj appeared at Leicester Crown Court for a four day trial and was today (27 April) found guilty of assault by penetration and sentenced to four years in prison.

    He will also be on the Sex Offenders Register for life and has been given a five year Sexual Harm Prevention Order.

    Police were called to the scene after the victim raised the alarm with other passengers on the coach and the driver stopped close to junction 23 of the M1.

    At this point, Senaj fled the scene, running across the motorway carriageway where he was captured on dashcam by a driver on the motorway.

    To identify and locate the suspect, detectives trawled more than 20 hours of CCTV, carried out forensic examinations of items retrieved from the bus and conducted extensive enquiries across Leicestershire, Nottingham and London.

    Senaj was located and arrested at his home address of Alexandre Road, Barnet, London, on 6 December.

    The officer who led the investigation, DC Dan Robberts, said: “Senaj preyed on a young woman while she was in a vulnerable state and was brazen enough to do so surrounded by other people on a busy coach. He then fled the scene when he realised the police had been called.

    “More than 150 hours of police time went into finding out who this man was. The complex investigation took officers across the country in order to locate, arrest and bring him to justice for this horrendous crime. I hope the guilty verdict today will be some sort of closure for the victim.”

  • Dog owners urged to take care around livestock

    Leicestershire Police are urging dog owners to take responsibility for their animals and keep their dogs on a lead when around livestock.

    Sergeant Nick Woodrow, force lead for Rural Crime said: “Every year we get a number of reports of livestock worrying which can have serious effects on the animal including stress, injury, abortion and death.

    “It can also have a devastating impact on the owner with veterinary cost or loss of income, never mind the upset of seeing their animal suffer.”

    “To stop such incidents occurring, we are advising dog owners to keep their dogs on a lead and under control when walking through fields of livestock, and to always stick to the public rights of way.”

    Livestock worrying is a criminal offence and can result in a £1000 fine. The Animals Act entitles the owners of the livestock, the land owner, or those acting on their behalf, to shoot any dog if they believe it is the only reasonable way of stopping it worry livestock. The police must be notified with 48 hours if this action is taken.

    Sergeant Woodrow added: “Livestock worrying doesn’t just occur if a dog attacks a sheep, but can also include chasing livestock, or not being on a lead in a field or enclosure in which animals are kept. It is the owner’s responsibility to keep their dog under control. ”

    Although sheep are usually the target for livestock worrying, the law also covers cattle, goats, pigs, horses, donkeys, mules, chickens, turkeys, geese and ducks.

    Please report incidents of livestock worrying on 101.

  • Second man arrested on suspicion of murder

    Detectives investigating the death of Isaac Williams have arrested a second man on suspicion of murder.

    Isaac, 20, was pronounced dead early on Monday morning (24 April), and a post-mortem examination confirmed he died as a result of injuries sustained by a stab wound.

    Officers were called to Cropthorne Avenue at 12.50pm on Friday 21 April when Isaac was found injured in the street. He died in hospital two days later.

    Overnight, a 20-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and will be questioned by detectives today.

    A 19-year-old man arrested on suspicion of Isaac’s murder and a 22- year-old woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender, remain in custody.

    A 23-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender has been released with no further action.

    If you have any information that you think might help us with our enquiries please contact us on 101, quoting incident 17*166088 or alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be passed on anonymously.

  • Armed robbery in Stoke Road, Hinckley

    Officers are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery in Stoke Road, Hinckley, last night.

    The incident happened at the One Stop Shop, on the corner of Stoke Road and Wykin Road, just before 11.00pm last night (25 April).

    A man wearing a balaclava, dark clothing, a black cap and carrying a black rucksack entered the shop and approached two members of staff with a weapon believed to be a handgun.

    After demanding money he leaves the premises with a quantity of cash and heads on foot along Stoke Road, in the direction of Tudor Road.

    The staff, who were uninjured in the incident, have described the man as stocky build with dark skin.

    Detective Constable Yassin Desai said: “I am keen to speak to anyone who may have seen a man matching the description, either before or after the robbery occurred.

    “We believe after taking the money the man ran along Stoke Road in the direction of Tudor Road. If you were driving or walking in this area around 11.00pm you may have seen something that can help with our enquiries.”

    Anyone with any information is asked to call 101, quoting incident 677 of 25 April.

  • Man charged with Leicester offences

    A 19-year-old man is appearing at court today charged with a number of offences which happened in Leicester last week.

    Charles Thaimu Kamara, of Gainsborough Road, Leicester has been charged with two counts of assault, one count of criminal damage and two counts of threatening with a bladed weapon.

    These charges relate to an incident in Uppingham Road, Leicester on Thursday 20 April.

    He has also been charged with one charge of kidnap and one charge of actual bodily harm in relation to an incident which happened in Oxford Street, Leicester and one charge of Section 18 grievous bodily harm in relation to an incident in Bishop Street, Leicester. These offences also happened on Thursday 20 April.

    He has been remanded to appear at Leicester Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday 26 April).

  • Can you help identify a grey car driving in Scraptoft?

    Officers are appealing for witnesses following a collision involving two vehicles in Scraptoft, Leicester.

    The incident happened on Scraptoft Lane at around 10.40pm on Sunday 23 April.

    After the initial collision the vehicles, a silver Vauxhall Vectra and the other described as a grey car, turned left into Scraptoft Rise and drove the wrong way along Main Street in the village and ended up in Hamilton Lane.

    The grey vehicle, believed to have two occupants, left the scene prior to police arriving. One of the men in the car was described as around 6ft tall, stocky build, with white or light coloured skin.

    The occupants of the Vectra were uninjured.

    They have told us one of the men in the grey car had what they believed to be an item resembling a firearm.

    However at this stage there is no evidence of a firearm having been discharged in the area and investigations are continuing to establish the exact circumstances.

    As part of enquiries additional searches were carried out in Scraptoft Rise and Hamilton Lane area yesterday (25 April).

    Detective Inspector Helen Nurse said: “I am keen to trace the occupants of the grey vehicle and would appeal to anyone who was in the area and may have seen the two cars to call us.

    “After turning left into Scraptoft Rise, the cars drove down Stocks Road and Church Hill before driving the wrong way along Main Street and onto Hamilton Lane.

    “If you were driving or walking along any of these roads around this time you may have seen the incident. Can you help identify the car or the people in the car?”

    Anyone with any information can call 101 and quote crime reference number 17*169170.

  • Did you witness a robbery in the city?

    Officers are appealing for anyone who may have seen a knife point robbery in Welford Road, Leicester over the bank holiday weekend.

    A woman was threatened with a knife outside Peri Grill, near to the York Road junction, at around 9.45pm on Monday 17 April and taken to a cash point, being forced to draw out money.

    The suspect is a man, described as Asian, between 25 and 30 years old, around 5ft 11ins and of stocky build with black hair. He was wearing a black waterproof coat and grey jogging bottoms. He spoke with a Leicester accent.

    Did you see this incident take place? Do you recognise the description of the man? You may have information to help our investigation. It was a busy bank holiday evening and there were lots of people in the area.

    Contact DC Nicola Hawkins on 101, quoting crime number 17*160221.

  • Police name murder victim

    The man who died after an assault on Friday (21 April) has been formally identified.

    Isaac Williams, 20, from Leicester, was pronounced dead early Monday morning, and a post-mortem examination has confirmed he died as a result of injuries sustained from a stab wound.

    Officers were called to Cropthorne Avenue at 12.50pm when the victim was found injured in the street.

    The investigation into finding those responsible for the assault is continuing this morning and we are pursuing several lines of enquiry.

    If you have any information that you think might help us with our enquiries please contact us on 101, quoting incident 17*166088 or alternatively call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 where information can be passed on anonymously.