Draycott News

11/09/2020: A number of borough schools are set to benefits from building improvements thanks to a £1.9 million Derbyshire County Council funding initiative.
12/08/2020: Two schools in Erewash are amongst twenty five county wide set to benefit from over a total funding package of £3m for repair and maintenance works courtesy of Derbyshire County Council.
05/06/2020: All public toilets in Erewash will reopen on Monday 15 June following several weeks of lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis.
03/03/2020: A local radio station kicked off tenth anniversary celebrations by presenting the Breakfast Show live from buses travelling throughout the Erewash borough. 
03/02/2020: Draycott Millennium Green Trust have installed a Water Bottle Refill Station at the Football Pavilion on Gertrude Road, Draycott, starting to lead the way in Erewash in getting people to use reusable water bottles to reduce waste and litter.
29/01/2018: The Long Eaton & District Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially was founded in 1978 (40 years ago) and is a registered charity.
13/04/2010: Are you an Oddfellow? If not - why not? The local branch is called the Pares Lodge and are celebrating their 200th anniversary in 2010. The group meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 7:30pm at the Rose & Crown in Draycott. After a short business meeting, a number of social events are held.
05/02/2010: The Draycott Newsletter is regularly circulated to all households in the village. If you have not received a copy and would like one contact Val Lewis, parish clerk, on 01332 875278 or email draycottpc(at)btconnect.com. (Please change the '(at)' for an '@' before e-mailing.)
05/02/2010: Draycott Methodist Church in Market Street has a hall available to small groups during the week. If interested please contact 01332 287258 for further details.
05/02/2010: Sixteen people have already joined Ockbrook, Borrowash & Draycott First Responders Group after a call for volunteers. Organised by the Church Wilne Rotary Club and trained by the East Midlands Ambulance Service, volunteers are equipped with and trained on the use of essential medical equipment to be able to respond early to localised calls for help before paramedics arrive. To set up the new group, the Rotary Club will raise funds for the kit required.

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