Borough Wide News

Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
15/11/2022: The proportion of people out of work in the East Midlands has risen for the third month in a row. 
15/11/2022: A public consultation about devolution for Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Derby, and Nottingham has begun.
14/11/2022: The Ilkeston Guides have places for girls aged 10 to 14. They meet on Tuesdays from 7pm at St. Andrews Church, Wilmot Street. For more information e mail: 6thilkestonguides @
14/11/2022: Free community household waste collections are scheduled across the borough up until Saturday 25th March 2023.
14/11/2022: Would you be interested in joining a friendly social support group?
14/11/2022: 'Coffee Talk' is held at St John's Church Hall, Canal Street in Long Eaton every Thursday morning from 10:30am to 12noon.  It is a FREE coffee morning for all, and a chance to have a chat as well as to take part in craft activities, board games and jigsaws.  It is open to everyone!  For more information, call the Church office on 0115 946 4641.
14/11/2022: The Friends of Bennerley Viaduct group now has over 400 members and support is invaluable in so many ways.
Safe and Sound CEO Tracy Harrison (left) and Project Manager Helen West with the Youth Rights Champion certificate.
14/11/2022: Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, which carries out some of its work in and around Long Eaton, has become the first in the UK to be officially recognised as a Youth Rights Champion by a national organisation.
14/11/2022: The Village Singers have a couple of concerts coming up in the village: Monday 5th December – St. Michaels Church at 7.30pm in aid of Breaston WI Thursday 8th December – Breaston Methodist Church ay 1.30pm om aid of Breaston Belles WI For more information:
14/11/2022: All Saints Church on Tamworth Road in Sawley will be holding a Christmas Fair in the Church Hall on Saturday 26th November from 11:00am to 2:00pm. There will be lots of stalls and activities including a raffle and a tombola plus crafts, cakes, gifts, refreshments, jacket potatoes and something for all the family.