Ilkeston News

12/06/2020: The public consultation on proposals to develop housing on several sites in Erewash has been extended for a further five weeks and will now close on Monday 20 July.
11/06/2020: ‘Essential waste only’ restrictions at Derbyshire County Council-run recycling centres have been dropped from Thursday 11th June – but residents will still only be allowed in on certain days to help with social distancing.
10/06/2020: An Ilkeston textile firm which has won the Queen’s Award for its international trade deals has turned its attention closer to home by developing a face mask from a pioneering 3D fabric with an antiviral finish. 
09/06/2020: Derby College Group (DCG) has remained open for certain students to attend Broomfield Hall and for children at the Little Explorers Nursery also at Broomfield Hall.
09/06/2020: Residents who are not online but still want to find information about the County Council-run library service, get help with enquiries or basic digital skills are being encouraged to ring a dedicated call-back information line for support.
05/06/2020: All public toilets in Erewash will reopen on Monday 15 June following several weeks of lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis.
02/06/2020: Derbyshire County Council libraries are supporting this year’s summer reading challenge which is going digital – with events and activities happening online.
29/05/2020: A fire investigation into the cause of a fire at Harrington Junior School in Long Eaton has concluded that the fire was accidental, most likely caused by hot works taking place on site as part of ongoing refurbishment.
Ian Viles from the Erewash Partnership
29/05/2020: This year's Ilkeston Heritage and Classic Vehicle Show has been cancelled because of the Government restrictions dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Great Get Together
29/05/2020: A community in Erewash will be hosting a Queen’s tea party to help bring people together at the end of June.