Local News

Vaz demands clean up of children’s park

June 15th, 2011

4 July 2008 Concern has been expressed by local residents about the Bridge Road Play Area. The area has rapidly deteriorated due to rubbish, vandalism and lack of maintenance. Local residents are angry that Leicester City Council is not maintaining … Continue reading

Trials for Leicester India Football Link Begin

June 15th, 2011

Later this year a group of under 12s and under 14s will be given the once in a life-time opportunity to visit India and play local teams there as part of the Leicester India Football Initiative. On the 7th March … Continue reading

British High Commissioner to India launches football initiative

June 15th, 2011

A new football initiative that will link Leicester with India was launched at Leicester city football club on Friday the 7th March 2008 by the British High Commissioner to India Sir Richard Stagg. The initiative entitled Leicester India Football initiative … Continue reading

Vaz meets with Prime Minister and constituent Giselle Pakeerah to discuss violent video games

June 15th, 2011

The Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP met with constituent Giselle Pakeerah and the Prime Minister the Rt Hon Gordon Brown MP to discuss the issue of violent video games. Mr Vaz has been a vocal campaigner against violent computer games … Continue reading

Vaz welcomes decision made by Council

June 15th, 2011

Leicester East MP Keith Vaz has welcomed the decision made by Leicester City Council to approve the planning application for a statue of Gandhi to be erected in Leicester. Mr Vaz said:   “I am delighted at the decision taken … Continue reading

Vaz meets with Evington Residents over Dangerous Road

June 15th, 2011

Local Residents are deeply concerned by the speed at which traffic travels down Evington Lane and fear that there may be a serious accident if no action is taken. This issue was highlighted by The Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP … Continue reading

Vaz meets with Humberstone Residents Association and Councillors about Children’s Park

June 15th, 2011

Members of the Humberstone Residents Association contacted The Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP about the safety of children at the children’s park on Haybridge Road, Humberstone. The safety of children and enjoyment of the park has been put at risk … Continue reading

Vaz alarmed by speeding outside school

June 15th, 2011

Keith Vaz MP met with teachers, local residents and councillors at Rushey Mead Secondary School to examine the problem of speeding outside the school. In the past there have been accidents involving children as well as several near misses. Local … Continue reading

Local Resident Celebrates 100th Year With Vaz

June 15th, 2011

Keith Vaz MP joined Mrs Bhagwanti Virdee in a celebration to commemorate her 100th Birthday.  He attended the special tea party held in her honour at the Vishrom Ghar Care Home. Mrs Virdee originally came from India. She is the … Continue reading

Big B meets Big Ben

June 15th, 2011

Indian mega-star Amitabh Bachchan visited the UK to receive an honorary degree from De Montfort University.  Mr Bachchan was in Leicester on the invitation of the Rt. Hon. Keith Vaz MP. During his visit to Leicester he brought the streets … Continue reading

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