Cotmanhay News

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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. 
02/12/2022: Residents are invited to sign up to learn something new with Derbyshire County Council’s Adult Community Education Service.
21/11/2022: Christ Church, for Cotmanhay and Shipley, which is based on Vicarage Street in Cotmanhay, is open every Tuesday from 10am to 4pm as a warm space for anyone who is struggling to heat their home.  Hot drinks will be provided along with biscuits by morning and with toast and soup for lunch with hot drinks continuing to be available through the afternoon. 
25/08/2022: Police officers in Erewash have issued video footage of the moment that a 19 year old drug dealer crashed a motorbike, seriously injuring a 19 year old pillion passenger.
An Ilkeston Safer Neighbourhood Team Officer, Cllr Carol Hart and Angelique Foster
25/07/2022: Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Angelique Foster has secured more than £1million to improve safety and reduce the fear of crime in Erewash and Derby City communities.
Real Life Options logo
20/01/2022: Real Life Options is an organisation building services from a base in Ilkeston.  First established in 1992, and with a head office in Knottingley, West Yorkshire, the lead organisation was set up to support and empower people with learning disabilities and autism to have more choice and greater control over their lives.