Local News

Yemen’s Death Sentence

August 9th, 2017

  As Parliament falls silent during recess and the rest of the Europe enjoys their summer holiday, in Yemen the ‘forgotten war’ rumbles on. In the 15 days since Parliament was adjourned an estimated 2000 Yemeni’s, men, women and children … Continue reading

Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Brahma Samaj

August 8th, 2017

Keith attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the refurbishment of the Brahma Samaj on Belgrave Road.  The ceremony was performed by His Holiness Padmabhushan Mahamangleshwar the former Shankracharya Swami Shri Satyamitranandand Giri Maharaj.  The building one of Leicester’s most iconic buildings … Continue reading

Bike ride in memory of Sam Boulton

August 7th, 2017

Samuel Boulton, a young teacher who was killed when a passenger opened a taxi door causing Mr Boulton to fall into the path of a moving van. On what would have been his 27th birthday his family, friends and those … Continue reading

Swami Satyamitranand Giriji Maharaj visits Leicester

July 25th, 2017

Keith welcomed Swami Satyamitranand Giriji Maharaj to Leicester. The hugely respected Swamiji came to Leicester to meet the community and hold prayers. He has visited Leicester on many occasions.

Sixth Tamil Welfare Association Sports Day

July 10th, 2017

Keith was the Guest of Honour at the Sixth Tamil Welfare Association Sports Day which was held at The Bharat Football Club in Rushey Fields. At the event the new Tamil Academcy was formally launched.

Thurnby Lodge Community Fair

July 10th, 2017

The Annual Thurnby Lodge Fair was held in perfect weather opposite the Gratrix Centre, hundreds of people enjoyed the stalls and the entertainment. Keith stopped off at the Leiecster Ageing Together stall.

Belgrave Neighbourhood Center Refurbishment

July 6th, 2017

Keith has been informed that the refurbishment of the Belgrave neighbourhood centre is to take place later in this year. He has received a notification from the Centre Manager that this will not take place until after Diwali which will … Continue reading

BAME MPs and Peers

June 30th, 2017

The new Parliament saw the election of 51 Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic MPs. They joined together with the Peers from the House of Lords for the customary photograph at the Members Entrance with the Lord Speaker and Mr Speaker.  … Continue reading

Eid Mubarak

June 24th, 2017

I would like to wish all Muslims especially those in Leicester, Eid Mubarak. I hope that you had a peaceful Ramadan, and that you had the opportunity to spend valuable time with your friends and families. Eid-Ul-Fitr is an occasion … Continue reading

Queen Speech debate

June 22nd, 2017

Keith spoke on Wednesday June 21st June in the Queen speech debate. Mr Vaz spoke on topics of Terrorism, EU citizenship, Diabetes and Yemen along with raising the issue of Evha Jannath a local resident who died on May the … Continue reading

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