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Chris Hobson from the East Midlands Chamber
16/12/2022: Regional businesses believe that devolution could hold the cards to a more prosperous East Midlands economy – but many have said they want to see Leicestershire at the table with Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. 
Maggie Throup MP
16/12/2022: Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash has welcomed the announcement that Kirk Hallam Community Academy and Saint John Houghton Catholic Volunteer Academy have been selected as two of the latest 239 schools that will be rebuilt or substantially refurbished as part of the fourth round of the Conservative Government’s School Rebuilding Programme.
Office of Rail and Road
15/12/2022: Information released by the Rail Delivery Group has revealed the total passenger revenue figure for the latest quarter for 2022.
15/12/2022: Around a quarter of adults in England were obese in 2021, according to the latest Health Survey for England. 
15/12/2022: New statistics on the percentage of cancers diagnosed at stages 1 and 2 in England in 2020 have been published by NHS Digital.
Chris Hobson from the East Midlands Chamber
15/12/2022: The East Midlands economy has suffered a series of knocks throughout the year, with cost pressures hitting businesses hard – but there are hopes for a more optimistic outlook in 2023 according to the East Midlands Chamber. 
14/12/2022: The submission of a Summary Document to Government for the proposed Galaxy Row redevelopment project, part of the Long Eaton Town Deal is thought to have been approved by Erewash Borough Council.
From left, Miss Davies, Eashan and Ockash Treasurer Dave
14/12/2022: Officials at the Ockash Trust have expressed delight at being able to visit a local school to support a recipient of a Citizens Award.
Stuart Dawkins
13/12/2022: A former communications director for a FTSE 100 bank who has sat on numerous strategic boards across the region, has now taken up the role of President of the East Midlands Chamber.
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
13/12/2022: After three months of climbing, the proportion of people out of work in the East Midlands has dropped from 3.5% to 3.3%.