🗞️ Weekly Briefing: Lord Austin in charge of Leicester disorder inquiry. Plus weather, What’s On and more
Don’t forget the exciting opportunity to vote for the topic of our summer campaign!
🗞️ Weekly Briefing: Make your voice heard – shape our editorial direction
The rest of the Weekly Briefing is shorter this week, due to the team taking a much-needed break, however we are still focussing on our efforts towards a summer campaign.
🗞️ Weekly Briefing: Police job ad reopened. Plus weather, What’s On and more
ICYMI: Just over a quarter of calls to the police non-emergency number went unanswered last year, figures obtained by The Gazette show.
Quarter of non-emergency 101 calls unanswered
Exclusive: Just over a quarter of calls to the police non-emergency number went unanswered last year, figures obtained by The Gazette show.
I’ve worked in precarious jobs for more than 10 years
Panos Theodoropoulos, teaching fellow at University of Leicester, argues here’s what unions should do to support migrant workers.
How Leicester celebrated King Charles’ coronation
The Gazette looks at how Leicester celebrated the King’s coronation, and we highlight the true cost.
🗞️ Weekly Briefing: Elections you’re unlikely to have heard of. Plus weather, What’s On and more
The dust has settled on the last election. Now, there's three more little known appointments happening this Thursday.
📢 Did you try to ring 101 last year?
The Gazette is investigating unanswered calls to 101 and is seeking case studies from people who have tried to call the police.
🗞️ Vote Watch 2023: Business, jobs and cost of living
"There is a saying in politics: campaign in poetry, govern in prose."
🗞️ Vote Watch 2023: Labour v Conservatives on arts and culture
"The arts are essential to any complete national life."
🗞️ Vote Watch 2023: How should the council be run?
"Sir Peter has rejected suggestions Leicester should join the East Midlands Devolution Deal"
🗞️ Vote Watch 2023: What do the manifestos say about housing?
"I’m worried that Leicester Labour’s pledge to build new council houses represents a 45% decrease compared to the 2019 to 2023 council term."
🎧 Learning from Canada's approach to Voter ID
With voter ID becoming law in the UK and local elections fast approaching on 4 May, there has been a lot of debate and controversy around the issue.
🎧 Leicester suffragette lost to the history books
Listen to the story of the Leicester Pimpernel, Lilian Lenton. Born in 1891.
🗞️ Weekly Briefing: Meet the maverick contenders. Plus weather, What’s On and more.
There are so many candidates running independently in this local election, but who are they?
🗞️ Weekly Briefing: Green pledges or empty promises? Plus weather, what’s on, and more.
Leicester's local elections are fast approaching and political parties have been outlining their plans for the city.