Borough Wide News

07/09/2019: On Thursday 5 September 2019, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service held its annual awards ceremony at the Proact Stadium, Chesterfield, honouring individuals who have completed 20, 30 and 40 years’ good conduct and long service, including a number of borough based fire officers.
07/09/2019: Do you have a favourite park? Somewhere you return to time after time to play, take part in activities or to simply relax in? Erewash residents are being asked to vote for their favourite local award-winning parks as part of the People’s Choice Awards.
Robert Lindsay at the launch of Erewash Sound in March 2010
07/09/2019: After nearly 10 years of delivering a truly local radio service to the residents of Erewash, Erewash Sound is delighted that the broadcast regulator, OFCOM has agreed to allow a second transmitter and a second frequency for the radio station to reach homes across Long Eaton and the south of the borough which currently experience poor reception of the 96.8FM service.
06/09/2019: Two women have each ended up £377.50 out of pocket for failing to pay Fixed Penalty Notices issued for dropping cigarette ends in the street.
06/09/2019: Derbyshire County Council is supporting a project designed to encourage school pupils to learn about where their food comes from, how to cook it and how to develop healthy eating habits.
06/09/2019: The Long Eaton Natual History Society present a talk entitled 'The National Memorial Arboretum' on Monday 9th September in the Library of the Long Eaton School, Thoresby Road, Long Eaton. NG10 3NP from 7pm.
06/09/2019: The Erewash Mental Health Partnership will be holding an Information Café at The Elephant Rooms, South Street, Draycott DE72 3PP from 11.00 am – 1.00 pm.
L-R: Outgoing Chief, Terry McDermott with incoming Chief Gavin Tomlinson
06/09/2019: Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service has said goodbye to retiring Chief Fire Officer/Chief Executive Terry McDermott.
05/09/2019: Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash, has welcomed the Spending Round which ensures that all government departments have the funding they need to deliver on the public’s priorities.
05/09/2019: Public Health England (PHE) East Midlands is urging freshers and returning university students to check they’re up to date with student vaccines before the start of the university term.  This follows an increase in mumps cases driven by outbreaks at universities across the country earlier this year.