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08/12/2023: Ilkeston Scala Cinema Listings: Bookings are now available for the films below. 
05/12/2023: A campaign to boost the wellbeing of residents and get them fitter has made healthy progress this year, according to the Erewash council team behind the drive.
04/12/2023: Northern, which runs services through Ilkeston Railway Station, has reported that the number of dangerous attacks on its trains is down almost 90% in the last 12 months, with the number of recorded incidents at just eight - although none were on services covering the borough. Last year, the number was 69.
01/12/2023: A Christmas boost has been lined up for Erewash shoppers and businesses by the borough council – which is to suspend charges in three key town centre car parks for a fortnight.
So clean, you could prepare your dinner on it...
29/11/2023: Northern, which runs services through Ilkeston Railway Station, has rolled out a new cleaning product which will leave its train interiors clean enough to eat from – and cut down on plastic waste. 
29/11/2023: A borough and parish councillor is set to entertain the masses in the lead up to and shortly after the festive season. Councillor Greg Maskalick, who is also chair of Ockbrook & Borrowash Parish Council, will be stopping off in venues across the two villages from December 7th to January 5th but also including a stop off at Erewash Museum in Ilkeston in mid-December. Councillor Maskalick said that his six-date set of gigs was being done for free to bring love and joy to people through the power of music. Thursday 7th December: Brooks Wine Bar, Ockbrook 7-9pm (Festive Music) Saturday 9th December: Co-op, Borrowash 9-11am (Festive Music) Saturday 16th December: Erewash Museum 12-2pm (Festive Music) Sunday 17th December: Harrington Court, Borrowash 1-3pm (Festive Music) Tuesday 20th December: Lonely Boy, Borrowash 6-8pm (Festive Music) Friday 5th January: The Royal Oak, Ockbrook 7-9pm (Jazz & Blues)
28/11/2023: Ilkeston Methodist Church on Wilmot Street, is staging a number of events over the coming weeks and months.
28/11/2023: Police officers in Ilkeston are appealing for the public’s help after an incident in the town.
28/11/2023: We all need a helping hand sometimes. P3 is a local charity supporting people with their mental health, well being and housing needs across Derbyshire and they are asking for donations for their food parcels ahead of the winter months.  The parcels are gifted to the people they support to ensure they don’t have to worry about how they will feed themselves and their family over the festive period.  If you’d be interested in donating or are looking for somewhere to drop off your reverse advent calendar, then please drop any donations off at the P3 Charity on 98 Bath Street in Ilkeston or book a collection on 0115 930 9199. If possible, organisers have asked for donations to be dropped off before 15th December. Find out more at
28/11/2023: Based at 2, Bath Street, Ilkeston, The Lounge is staging a fundraiser on Friday 22nd December from 11am to 2pm.  There will be a range of food and drink on offer, along with arts and crafts and a raffle, all in aid of people at risk of homelessness.  All are welcome. To make a donation, visit this link.