Borough Wide News

Rail Delivery Group
24/11/2022: The rail industry is reminding passengers that a further train driver strike called by the leadership of train drivers’ union Aslef will lead to a significantly reduced rail service across the country on Saturday 26th November. 
24/11/2022: Information about GP appointments at individual practice level is among new statistics which have been published.
24/11/2022: New annual figures on cervical screening show 3.50m individuals aged 25 to 64 were tested in 2021-22, up 15.5% on 2020-21.
24/11/2022: The number of people in contact with NHS mental health services in England (including those referred and those seen) has increased by 16.2% in the last year.
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
23/11/2022: The East Midlands Chamber has presented what is describes as an opportunity to politicians as it launches a blueprint for economic growth in this region and further afield.
23/11/2022: St Laurence Church in Long Eaton invites you to an evening with The Long Eaton Silver Prize Band as they bring the audience an 'Advent Spectacular Concert' The concert begins at 7:30pm on Friday 2nd December, with tickets - available on the door - costing £10 each including mulled wine, a mince pie and a raffle ticket.
23/11/2022: Age UK Derby and Derbyshire have expressed delight at being able to hold their popular Duck Race once more after a two year break due to the effects of the pandemic.   This event is now in its 32nd year.
23/11/2022: Officials for Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service have issued a reminder about tumble dryer safety after attending a house fire in the early hours.
23/11/2022: The think-tank Localis has argued that responsibility for tackling the growing prevalence of flash surface flooding should be gripped by central and local government to prevent needless damage to property and human misery.
23/11/2022: A free talk on the history of Pantomime will be given by Ann Featherstone at Ilkeston Library on Tuesday 29th Novermber at 6:45pm. A fascinating subject, it started with Harlequin and Columbine in the 1700s, then music hall stars like Vesta Tilley in the 1800s, first and second world war performances, both at home and abroad, and taking in children in pantomime, Dames and panto animals!  If you would like to attend, contact Ilkeston Library by calling 01629 533279 or call in, to reserve a seat. Free tea and coffee will be available, as well as a display of local pantomime posters and photographs.