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Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
14/11/2023: The East Midlands’ unemployment rate has remained at 3.7% for the fourth month running, new figures by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show.
14/11/2023: A popular former jogging group in Little Eaton has been reignited thanks to a new leader.
The Commissioner with The Derbyshire Chief Constable
13/11/2023: Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Angelique Foster continues to deliver robust scrutiny and challenge on the work carried out by Derbyshire Constabulary to tackle violence against women and girls.
13/11/2023: A critically ill baby at the centre of a legal battle over end-of-life care has died. Indi Gregory from Ilkeston, who had mitochondrial disease was transferred to a hospice on Saturday.
13/11/2023: A VIP delegation from a French village where an Ilkeston woman’s brave RAF father was killed 83 years ago have visited Erewash to honour the borough’s war dead – after she turned detective to track down the hero’s grave.
Donald Rose as a young soldier
13/11/2023: A soldier with a passion for motorbikes has seen his heroism during World War Two marked by a visit from civic dignitaries on Armistice Day – as he revs up for his 109th birthday.
13/11/2023: Northern, which runs services through Ilkeston Railway Station, has offered complimentary travel across the entire network for service personnel travelling to Remembrance Sunday services. 
Erewash Volunteer Centre
10/11/2023: Erewash Voluntary Action on Granville Avenue in Long Eaton (NG10 4HD) is to host a funding workshop to provide advice and guidance about Erewash Borough Council's Fast Funding Community Scheme.  The session on Thursday 14th December from 1:30pm to 3:00pm, will include a presentation and an open question and answer session, led by Community Engagement Officer, Colin Handley and an opportunity to learn about the scheme’s application process and key outcome requirements of increased engagement and impactful volunteering. Places can be booked by sending e-mail to lee @ or by calling 0115 946 6740.
Lara Knifton, Apprenticeship Recruitment and Customer Service Manager
10/11/2023: Derby College Group outreach work to schools continues to grow and support a greater number of schools, with the Schools Liaison team and the Apprenticeship Recruitment team working with the majority of schools across Derbyshire, which includes Special Schools.
10/11/2023: A delivery giant that is building a huge new logistics centre in Erewash welcomed the Mayor to the launch of its £12million project – as the first spades were put in the ground.