Borough Wide News

30/07/2020: An Ilkeston community project that helps former homeless people learn new skills and begin to rebuild their lives has opened its doors again after being forced to close during the coronavirus outbreak.
30/07/2020: Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service have taken part in an initiative working with emergency services, local authorities and organisations around the uK to raise awareness about the 'what3words' app, and how it can be used to save precious time, resources and lives in an emergency.  #KnowExactlyWhere week began on Monday 27th July.
27/07/2020: Erewash Museum will re-open for three days a week from Thursday 30 July to showcase new exhibitions, entertain children and give visitors the chance to enjoy its gardens.
DCC Rachel Swann
27/07/2020: Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa has announced his preferred candidate for the county’s new Chief Constable.
27/07/2020: Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service is delighted to have welcomed eight new Wholetime Firefighters to the Service.  All eight Firefighters have been appointed following a robust process to recruit existing On-Call Firefighters into Wholetime roles. 
24/07/2020: Extra funding could be given to local voluntary and community sector groups by Derbyshire County Council following the coronavirus pandemic.
24/07/2020: Could you give a home to a piece of Ilkeston history?
24/07/2020: Thanks to a booster grant from BBC Children in Need, bereaved children will be receiving individual therapeutic packs so they can return to face-to-face counselling at leading Derbyshire hospice, Treetops.
24/07/2020: More than 450 businesses and households affected by the November 2019 and February 2020 floods are able to get help to pay for flood mitigation measures.
Jeff Counsell of trentbarton
24/07/2020: More trentbarton routes will see more frequent services and Sunday timetables from this coming Sunday July 26. As further coronavirus restrictions are eased and more people seek to travel, trentbarton has continued to reinstate services and boost reduced frequencies to be there for customers who now want to travel.