Category Archives: Community

Fake Remembrance Merchandise Seized by Border Force

Border Force officers have seized fake poppy branded jewellery, key rings and scarves estimated to be worth approximately £150,000. The goods, some of which were also branded with the words ‘Lest we Forget’, were later confirmed to have infringed the … Continue reading

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Meet the Mercian Ward Councillors on Saturday

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Tyre Safety Blitz to Drive down Road Incidents

Highways England is marking the end of Tyre Safety Month by revealing a series of initiatives it is developing or already delivering to help drive down the number of people killed and injured on the country’s motorways and major A … Continue reading

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Fines to Double for Rubbish Thrown from Cars

Litter louts will face on-the-spot fines of up to £150, almost double the current limit, the Government has announced. From April next year, the maximum fixed penalty councils can hand out to people dropping litter or throwing rubbish from cars … Continue reading

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Life Sentences for Killer Drivers

Killer drivers face life behind bars after plans to increase maximum sentences received resounding support from families and campaigners. Ministers today confirmed that drivers who cause death by speeding, racing, or using a mobile phone could face sentences equivalent to … Continue reading

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Meet the Mercian Ward Councillors on Saturday

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Goodbye Round Pound – 7 Days Left to Spend Them

As the round pound enters its final week, shoppers are today being reminded they have just seven days to use these coins before they swap the high street for the history books. From midnight on Sunday, the round pound will … Continue reading

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