Borough Wide News

03/11/2019: Student wellbeing ambassadors have been appointed at Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary to raise awareness of mental health.
03/11/2019: A traditional Derbyshire Bakery has introduced its first ever vegan sausage roll to mark World Vegan Day which was staged on Friday 01 November.
03/11/2019: The blueprint for a multi-million pound Town Deal for Long Eaton was announced on November 1st by Communities and Local Government Secretary Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP.
03/11/2019: Long Eaton’s Chestnut Fair celebrates its 25th anniversary this month when traditional rides and stalls take over the town centre.
Liz Moor, care worker at the county council's Hazelwood care home, with Simon Stevens, service director for adult social care.
01/11/2019: An inspirational care worker who goes the extra mile to look after some of the borough's most vulnerable residents has been recognised for their outstanding work.
01/11/2019: The announcement of the snap General Election on Thursday 12 December means time is ticking for anyone who is not on the electoral register – which you must be on to have a right to vote.
UK Bus Awards finalists Tracey Pemberton, driver on the two, and Craig Trueman, engineering team leader
01/11/2019: trentbarton bus driver Tracey Pemberton and engineering team leader Craig Trueman are both in the running for a 2019 UK Bus Award.
01/11/2019: Reacting to the news that Parliament has backed a general election which will take place on 12 December – after passing through the House of Lords – Scott Knowles, Chief Executive at East Midlands Chamber (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire), said:
Sarah Meaker and John Darlington from the World Monument Fund (2nd and 3rd from left) on a site visit to Bennerley Viaduct earlier this year.
30/10/2019: Bennerley Viaduct, the grade II listed Victorian wrought iron structure straddling the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire boundary, has gained international recognition by its inclusion in the 2020 World Monuments Watch list
Deputy Mayor Cllr Donna Briggs (left) with DCG Chief Executive Mandie Stravino
30/10/2019: Nearly 700 people attended a jobs fair at Ilkeston Community College organised by Derby College Group (DCG) and Job Centre Plus on Tuesday 29th October.