Borough Wide News

30/10/2019: Hundreds of practice nurses across the country have been taught how social media can improve health thanks to the success of one of NHS Digital’s Widening Digital Participation projects.
30/10/2019: Parents and carers are being urged to take care when buying fancy dress costumes for their children this Halloween.
Barling Drive play facilities in Ilkeston
29/10/2019: The brand new play area at Barling Drive Lagoon in Shipley View, Ilkeston is now open.
Drectors Neil Shaw, left, and Tim Rookes, right, with new recruit Gavin Potter
29/10/2019: Two Erewash entrepreneurs are marking the second anniversary of their IT firm by launching a training hub and expanding their team.
29/10/2019: Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service would like to remind people about the danger of flood water and ignoring road closed signs.
29/10/2019: 35 gritting lorries – which can all be fitted with ploughs – are now stationed at five highways depots ready to take to the roads if bad weather hits.  Around 25,000 tonnes of grit is also stockpiled
Ian Hodgkinson outside the former Poplar public house
29/10/2019: A derelict Derbyshire pub, which has been levelled to make way for the development of 26 new homes and a business centre, is to be featured on a prime time TV show later this week.
29/10/2019: Erewash Borough Council has confirmed the dates for its last garden waste collections for the year – the collections are always temporarily withdrawn during the winter months.
Hope Robinson
29/10/2019: The tale of an extraordinary local woman who reported on the conditions in prisoner of war camps during the Second World War will be featured in a new exhibition at Erewash Museum.
29/10/2019: Buses around Great Britain will become more accessible for disabled passengers thanks to a new partnership with the Real Time Information Group (RTIG), announced in late October.