Draycott News

09/12/2019: Enterprising groups across Derbyshire are showing that a little can go a long way following their successful applications to Derbyshire County Council’s Action Grants scheme to help with their activities.
23/11/2019: Hundreds of primary school pupils took part in Erewash School Sport Partnership’s first ever racquet festival.
23/11/2019: Six borough schools will benefit from building improvements thanks to a £1.6m Derbyshire County Council funding programme.
20/11/2019: More than 500 primary pupils enjoyed activities including parachute games, balancing and yoga at a Mini Movers festival organised by Erewash School Sport Partnership.
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.
14/02/2019: Community-minded residents and groups were honoured for their contribution to society at this year’s Erewash Mayor's Awards.
23/11/2018: A 67-year-old man from Dingwall in the Scottish Highlands has been banned from keeping dogs for a year after his spaniel was found left in a sweltering trailer in Draycott.
15/11/2018: Derbyshire County Council is warning road users to take care on the borough's highways after a spate of thefts of metal grates from roadside gutters.
31/10/2018: A borough convenience store and Post Office is through to the finals of the Independent Achievers Academy (IAA awards) and the winners will be announced at the IAA gala dinner in London on 22 November.

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