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01/09/2023: A further dispersal order has been put into place in Ilkeston over the course of the first weekend in September after incidents of anti-social behaviour in the area.
25/08/2023: A dispersal order has been imposed across parts of Ilkeston and Cotmanhay over the Bank Holiday weekend in response to incidences of anti-social behaviour.
14/08/2023: Derbyshire Police have been detailing a spate of criminal activity involving a large group of youths over the course of the last few weekends.
13/07/2023: A unique Ilkeston venue will soon open its doors for a free taster event.
10/07/2023: Staff at Bennerley Fields School have issued an appeal to help them make the lives of all of the pupils both enriching and exciting.
An ilkeston flyer bus - credit: trentbarton
04/07/2023: trentbarton is calling on the community in Cotmanhay to help the Police prevent further acts of vandalism after its buses were targeted by stone throwers over the first weekend in July.
03/07/2023: Residents are invited to sign up to learn something new this autumn with Derbyshire County Council’s Adult Community Education Service.
06/06/2023: Community Networks in Erewash are run in Cotmanhay, the Petersham area of Long Eaton, plus in Sawley, Sandiacre and Kirk Hallam. The networks hold regular meetings for groups, organisations and residents, and aim to improve health and wellbeing by welcoming new members interested in: Activities include those regarding running or starting a community group, sharing ideas for community activities, finding out about those community activities and offering support to their community. If you want to know more or become involved contact: Erewash Voluntary Action, Granville Avenue, Long Eaton for the attention of Becky Daykin (Connect Erewash Development Worker).  You can send e-mail to becky @ Becky can also tell you more about Connect Erewash which is a project working to reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness for all ages.
Darren Cox
05/04/2023: A Cotmanhay man who was about to end his life has been reunited with the Police Officer who saved him. 
Darren Cox
28/03/2023: An ex-chef who lost his job through Covid and ended up on the streets has paid tribute to the caring staff at Derventio Housing Trust for turning his life around.