Borough Wide News

14/11/2022: Erewash Museum is holding a Christmas Fayre on the evening of Friday 25th November from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
14/11/2022: The Friends of Straws Bridge are looking for new recruits to join the group. The Friends are a group of volunteers who take an interest in promoting, developing and improving the Erewash Borough Council-owned nature reserve for visitors and wildlife.
14/11/2022: A Christmas Fair is being held at The Kirk Hallam Community Centre, Kenilworth Drive on Saturday 26th November from 10am to 1pm.    Entry is free. There will be the most entertaining auctioneer at 11am, whilst stalls will include cake and crafts plus brand new hats from just £5!
11/11/2022: A new initiative from UK-based charity CleanupUK has launched, offering communities access to free litter-picking equipment to protect their local environment from the impact of litter and to connect communities.
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
11/11/2022: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber has commented on the latest ONS figures showing that UK GDP contracted by 0.2% in Q3 2022 and by 0.6% in September 2022.
11/11/2022: A former Royal Engineer from Breadsall who enlisted in the Armed Forces said he would shed a tear on Armistice Day - 11th November - at 11am.
11/11/2022: Uptake of the meningitis MenACWY vaccine has been low in the East Midlands with as many as over 22% in Derby City and 17% in Leicester City missing their routine vaccine in secondary school, leaving local teenagers unprotected before arriving at university this academic year.
10/11/2022: Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Angelique Foster’s calls to maintain the non-degree entry route into policing were deemed a success on Wednesday 9th November 2022, when Home Secretary Suella Braverman stated that “Our police force must be open to those who do not have a degree or want one”.
10/11/2022: Households across Derbyshire hosting refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine will receive additional monthly payments to help them continue to support their guests through the winter months.
10/11/2022: Erewash Borough Council is giving the festive gift of free parking this holiday season to encourage residents to shop locally at the borough’s markets and independent businesses.