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29/11/2023: Proposed changes to Derbyshire County Council’s community care charging policy to make it sustainable and protect those who need the most support will be considered at a forthcoming meeting.
PCSO Meikel Miller - credit: Derbyshire Police
29/11/2023: An officer who was so inspired by working to tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB) in her local patch is now working county-wide to ensure our response to ASB is the best it can be.
29/11/2023: The latest government-funded grants for businesses affected by the autumn flooding that hit Erewash are available via the borough council’s website after the Department for Business and Trade confirmed the scheme with local authorities.
29/11/2023: CrossCountry, which runs services through Long Eaton Railway Station, is warning its customers about forthcoming rail disruption due to planned industrial action by the ASLEF union between Friday 1st and Saturday 9th December.
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29/11/2023: A former Derby College Group (DCG) animal care student is one of the first undergraduates in the country to enrol on an innovative new veterinary degree programme.
So clean, you could prepare your dinner on it...
29/11/2023: Northern, which runs services through Ilkeston Railway Station, has rolled out a new cleaning product which will leave its train interiors clean enough to eat from – and cut down on plastic waste. 
29/11/2023: A borough and parish councillor is set to entertain the masses in the lead up to and shortly after the festive season. Councillor Greg Maskalick, who is also chair of Ockbrook & Borrowash Parish Council, will be stopping off in venues across the two villages from December 7th to January 5th but also including a stop off at Erewash Museum in Ilkeston in mid-December. Councillor Maskalick said that his six-date set of gigs was being done for free to bring love and joy to people through the power of music. Thursday 7th December: Brooks Wine Bar, Ockbrook 7-9pm (Festive Music) Saturday 9th December: Co-op, Borrowash 9-11am (Festive Music) Saturday 16th December: Erewash Museum 12-2pm (Festive Music) Sunday 17th December: Harrington Court, Borrowash 1-3pm (Festive Music) Tuesday 20th December: Lonely Boy, Borrowash 6-8pm (Festive Music) Friday 5th January: The Royal Oak, Ockbrook 7-9pm (Jazz & Blues)
29/11/2023: The Long Eaton and District Natural History Society are holding a Christmas Quiz and Social Evening on Wednesday 13th December at 7:00pm, hosted by Fay Blackburn. Please bring one food item and one raffle prize with you if you can. The cost is £1.50 for LENS members and £2.50 for visitors.  The event will be held in the United Reformed Church, Midland Street, Long Eaton. NG10 1HQ Disabled access is available. All are wlcome.  Meeting usually last around 2 hours.   For more information on the group, visit or find them on Facebook.
28/11/2023: Ilkeston Methodist Church on Wilmot Street, is staging a number of events over the coming weeks and months.
28/11/2023: Police officers in Ilkeston are appealing for the public’s help after an incident in the town.