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04/01/2023: Erewash Museum’s Lally Gallery is bringing in the New Year with an exhibit inspired by the borough.
Paul Stacey and Lewis Allsopp with their Gold Award and certificates
03/01/2023: A radio station training unit which has already helped 30 people into paid media jobs is reflecting on more success after one of the radio station presenters and Academy Alumni landed a job with the BBC. 
03/01/2023: As pupils and students return to school following the Christmas break, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) is reminding people that winter illnesses continue to circulate at high levels, but following simple steps can help protect children, minimise the spread of illness in education and childcare settings and protect wider communities. 
Pictured, from left: Safe and Sound fundraising/marketing officer, Lucy Dey and CEO Tracy Harrison with Wathall’s managing director Helen Wathall and business development manager Bec Wathall.
03/01/2023: A firm of funeral directors which has a base in Erewash, has donated five computers to Derbyshire's specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound which will be passed onto local families in need.
Rural Action Derbyshire
30/12/2022: Village halls across England including here in Erewash, are now able to apply to the Platinum Jubilee Village Halls Fund for grants to improve buildings and facilities.
Joined Up Care Derbyshire
28/12/2022: The Derbyshire health and social care system is under sustained and significant pressure and patients and members of the public are asked to use services wisely to ensure those patients with the greatest need can access the right care and support.
PHOTO: The new Mayor of Erewash Councillor John Sewell, with his wife and Mayoress Rose.
23/12/2022: The Mayor of Erewash for 2022-2023 is Counclllor John Sewell.  As is customary, the Mayor always issues a Christmas message to the people of the borough.  Read on for Cllr Sewell's message for Christmas 2022.
l-r:  PC Jamie Pendrill; PCSO Ryan Thompson; Police and Crime Commissioner Angelique Foster; PC Paul Trussell; Cllr Matthew Eyre
23/12/2022: The anti-violence bee made entirely of street weapons drew a visit from Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Angelique Foster and Derby City Council’s Cabinet Member for Community Development, Place and Tourism, Councillor Matthew Eyre as they met to discuss partnership working. 
Ilkeston centenarian Donald Rose at the age of 108 with one of the Canal View carers
23/12/2022: An Ilkeston centenarian has been speaking to Erewash Sound shortly before reaching 108 years of age on Christmas Eve.
23/12/2022: A further 50 people have been arrested in Derbyshire as part of the Derbyshire Police Christmas drink and drug driving campaign, taking the total so far to more than 80.