Erewash News

Jack Yeoman from trentbarton
20/01/2021: Bus company trentbarton is reducing some service frequencies and implementing other timetable changes in response to reduced levels of demand during the third national lockdown.
18/01/2021: From 5th January, a National Lockdown applies.   Taken from, (where all relevant guidance can be found) Erewash Sound brings you a round-up of what this means for everyone.
Lucy Robinson from East Midlands Chamber
27/01/2021: Employers should beware of changes to the Job Retention Scheme to avoid inadvertently finding themselves on the wrong side of HMRC, East Midlands Chamber’s HR expert has warned.
27/01/2021: Businesses have been urged by East Midlands Chamber to use gateway providers to create work placements in the Kickstart scheme – after it helped to create hundreds of roles for young people in the region. 
Natalie Bamford, left, and Tracy Harrison
26/01/2021: A wide range of businesses have successfully kick-started a special appeal launched by Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound.
26/01/2021: The UK unemployment rate has risen to 5% nationally, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) – with the 1.72 million people out of work the highest level in five years.
Photo by Ethan Wilkinson from Pexels
26/01/2021: A woman with links to Long Eaton who lost her passport several years ago is on course to be reunited with the exact same document through the power of social media.
26/01/2021: Derby College Group (DCG) has been awarded a £780,000 government grant to create new laboratory and integrated IT facilities for students who will join the second stage of the T-Levels roll out programme this September.
26/01/2021: Ilkeston Stroke Club is closing due to lack of members.
25/01/2021: In a move to counter lobbying in favour of HS2, opposition groups in Erewash, including the Labour, Green, Liberal Democrat Parties, and an Independent are joining Stop HS2 Erewash and Stop HS2 Trowell in a Stop HS2 campaign to stand up for residents and businesses set to lose their homes and livelihoods as a result of the latest HS2b Eastern Leg design.