I am very pleased to see crime fall. It is testament to the professionalism and commitment of our officers and staff who served the public during 2012.
As a team we ensured that we remained focused on our duty to protect the communities of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
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A bright, mostly dry start but cloud increasing with scattered showers developing by this afternoon.
Nottingham High School, a boys school for more than 500 years, is today welcoming its first intake of girls.