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Rachel Morris
05/02/2024: SV2, Derbyshire’s leading charity that supports anyone who has experienced sexual abuse, has gained official recognition for its work to support male victims and survivors – paving the way for the organisation to help more people across the county.
02/02/2024: Ilkeston Scala Cinema Listings: Bookings are now available for the films below. 
01/02/2024: Ilkeston can claim to be the home to European champions after recent successes for a locally based martial arts team.
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
01/02/2024: East Midlands Chamber hopes interest rate cuts could be coming this spring or summer after the Bank of England decided to maintain UK rates at 5.25% as part of its ongoing commitment to curb inflation.
01/02/2024: Derby College Group (DCG) is opening its impressive winter garden to the public during a special open day event and craft fair taking place on Sunday 3rd March.
01/02/2024: Local residents and businesses flooded in Derbyshire during Storm Babet can now apply for grants of up to £5,000 to help protect their property from further flooding in the future.
01/02/2024: A survey of Erewash residents about what they expect of the borough council will end in days – so local people are being urged to hurry to give their views.
01/02/2024: Members of a chess club gather at the Erewash Indoor Bowls Club off Station Road in Long Eaton every Monday night between 6pm and 8pm. The aim is to help people to learn or improve their game of chess. With sufficient members, the hope is that competitions can then be started.  The first session is free. For more information, send e-mail to grandprixchess @
01/02/2024: The Friends of Stanley Common are holding a jumble and bric-a-brac sale on Saturday 3rd February at the Bartram Centre (DE7 6GL) 11am-1pm. Come and grab a bargain!  Proceeds go towards putting events on in the village.  Refreshments will be available.
31/01/2024: Did you know there is a factory in Long Eaton that makes bespoke bedding for caravans & motorhomes?