Ilkeston News

30/09/2018: A man who violently assaulted a man in Ilkeston has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.
30/09/2018: Bed closures at Ilkeston Community Hospital have been categorically ruled out as part of Derbyshire CCGs plans to make in-year saving of 3% during 2018/19.
27/09/2018: On Friday 21 September 2018, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service welcomed 19 new Wholetime Firefighters at a Pass-Out Ceremony attended by over 100 of their closest family and friends including a number from the Erewash area.
27/09/2018: Local MP Maggie Throup has thanked members of the public as well as NHS representatives from across Derbyshire, for their participation in a meeting to discuss the future of Erewash’s health economy and has condemned the actions of Labour Party members who used “bullyboy tactics” in an attempt to hijack the event.
27/09/2018: Derbyshire County Council is continuing to fund a countywide project aimed at helping vulnerable young people gain skills, employment and further education.
21/09/2018: News of the outstanding success for the borough was announced on Wednesday 19 September 2018 during an awards ceremony at Newark Showground.
13/09/2018: A local woman has spoken out in support of the Bright Street Community Laundry which faces closure due to a declared funding cut.
04/09/2018: Residents of Erewash are being encouraged to vote for their favourite park in Erewash and show how much the UK loves the public facilities.
31/08/2018: Healthwatch Derbyshire, the independent consumer watchdog for health and social care services in the county, has been shortlisted for a national award in recognition of how it involves volunteers and other people in its work.
Tracy Powell and Tina Clough
31/08/2018: A Derby based PR Boss has secured herself a job lecturing students at Nottingham Trent University, in a bid to pass on her wealth of experience in public relations.