Borrowash News

08/02/2020: Erewash residents are being offered their chance to give their views on proposals to close two of the county council’s care homes – which need significant work including comprehensive re-wiring – and the refurbishment of another to ensure the safety of elderly residents.
16/01/2020: Proposals to consult on the closure of seven homes for older people which need significant improvement due to the deteriorating state of the buildings and the need as a priority to ensure the safety of residents are to be discussed by Derbyshire County Council.
11/01/2020: Erewash Sound is pleased to present the latest round up of news from the Ockbrook Redhill branch of the WI from Susan Maclaine.
23/11/2019: Hundreds of primary school pupils took part in Erewash School Sport Partnership’s first ever racquet festival.
30/09/2019: Derbyshire library-users are being asked to renew their books online or in person at a branch from Friday 1 November, rather than ring Call Derbyshire.
Borrowash in bloom
22/09/2019: Erewash has once again swept the medal tally board with their best year yet, after their outstanding successes at the prestigious East Midlands in Bloom competition – with Long Eaton and Ilkeston both winning gold medals in the Large Town category section after being nominated by Erewash Borough Council’s parks team.
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.
03/09/2019: A new timetable detailing revised opening hours at Derbyshire County Council libraries will be introduced at the end of this month.
07/08/2019: Plans by Derbyshire County Council to transfer Borrowash Library and nine other sites in the county over to communities are making huge strides forward as local groups and organisations have already come forward to run half of them.
24/07/2019: A scheme run by Derbyshire County Council which aims to keep people safe when out and about is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

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