Borrowash News

Allestree branch manager Amanda Howitt (seated) with Bec and Helen Wathall
29/11/2021: A family-owned firm of funeral directors which has an office in Erewash has been able to expand through the creation of a sixth site in a Derby suburb.
10/11/2021: Proposals to consult on the future of accommodation for older people in a number of Derbyshire County Council’s residential care homes will be discussed next week.
Helen Wathall
20/09/2021: The managing director of a firm of funeral directors which has a base in Erewash has said that the pandemic has encouraged more people to make online pledges. 
16/09/2021: The shortlist for a prestigious awards scheme recognising the achievements and good practice of people working in libraries has named Derbyshire County Council staff and services three times.
06/09/2021: Local groups interested in running a community library are being asked to step forward to find out more from Derbyshire County Council.
20/08/2021: During lockdown, a borough man has been working with local schools, families, groups and charities to refurbish old IT equipment to provide access to those without.
20/08/2021: A unique local bereavement support programme is returning to face-to-face meetings and interaction and welcoming new members for the first time since the start of the pandemic.
18/08/2021: Derbyshire County Council is making it even easier to pick up Covid 19 test kits as it makes them available in libraries and mobile library vans.
The newly installed partnership sign on the A52 bridge connecting Borrowash with Ockbrook
31/07/2021: Signs are approaching of a conclusion to a dispute over the removal of inspirational posters and messages which have been put on bridges over the A52 in Borrowash.
21/07/2021: Libraries across Erewash and the county are taking a phased approach to reintroducing all their services following the lifting of Government Covid-19 restrictions.