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26/10/2023: A man who broke his partner’s nose by kicking her in the face during a campaign of abuse has been jailed.
29/09/2023: The village's former vicarage has received a preservation notice issued by Erewash Borough Council.
21/09/2023: Long Eaton Safer Neighbourhood Police Officers are appealing for information after reports a woman’s hand was bitten by a dog in Draycott.
Maggie Throup MP
24/08/2023: Erewash MP Maggie Throup has hit back at plans put forward by Labour-controlled Erewash Borough Council to defund Parish Councils by tens of thousands of pounds by scrapping the Concurrent Grant.
31/07/2023: A borough-based peer support group for men's health based in Draycott has taken on a new facilitator to continue work carried out locally.
16/05/2023: A man who was seriously injured following a fire at a factory in Draycott earlier this year, has died.
14/02/2023: Erewash Borough Council is offering support and guidance during the cost of living crisis for all residents. 
13/01/2023: Colder weather means more time indoors for all of us but this also means more time alone for many.  In response, staff at The Elephant Rooms in Draycott are now offering a warm space every Tuesday from 10:00am through til 2:00pm where you can go along and enjoy a hot jacket potato and a cuppa, with an obligatory biscuit or two.
30/11/2022: With the aim to offer somewhere warm, comfortable and welcoming for people struggling to heat their home and/or if feeling isolated, Warm Spaces are being set up across the borough to run during the Winter months, using funding available from Derbyshire County Council.
30/09/2022: Erewash is celebrating another set of fantastic results at this year’s East Midlands in Bloom Awards.