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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.
31/03/2022: Major changes have taken place at enterprise agency Erewash Partnership – with a new chair of the board of directors and a move of headquarters to state-of-the-art offices. 
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.