Ilkeston News

02/11/2017: A bake-off competition and coffee morning held by staff and students at Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise Academy raised more than £550.
05/09/2017: "Ay Up Me Duck"  is a phrase that became known across the globe when Angelina Jolie greeted Derby actor Jack O’ Connell with it at an awards ceremony.  Now family bakery Stacey’s Bakery has created a new Derbyshire cake and named it after the well-known Derbyshire greeting.
David Stacey
18/05/2017: A family bakery based in and around Erewash is sharing the secret of its baking skills through a series of ‘How To’ videos.
05/04/2017: The Ilkeston branch of national supermarket chain Tesco is to cease 24hr hour shopping – one of eight ‘Extra’ stores across the UK.
11/03/2017: The 'Men's Shed' initiative runs from 10:30am to 12:30pm fortnightly at the Ilkeston office of Derventio Housing, The Orchard Works, 1 Grenville Road, Ilkeston. DE7 8HT.
03/12/2016: The Larklands and Gallows Safer Neighbourhood Team in Ilkeston welcomed a new face to its ranks as of 29th November 2016
30/09/2016: A handy-sized new map showing walking and cycle routes around Ilkeston is now available thanks to an Erewash Borough Council project to showcase the town’s sustainable transport network.
28/09/2016: Who was Stanley Hawley? What was remarkable about Kirk Hallam Infants School? Where was Igo’s Lodging House?  How did Club Row come to be built? And why did Dr Buchanan complain that he had never smelled anything as bad as the privies and ash-pits of Ilkeston?
16/05/2016: Erewash Sound is pleased to support Ilkeston Hockey Club. 2015 was a difficult year for the club which nearly closed due to a lack of players. 'Back To Hockey' was an intiative run during that difficult year which led to enough players being attracted to the club to create a full team to turn out each week and play in the Derbyshire Hockey League.
06/05/2016: Patients in the Erewash area are being informed of temporary changes in the way endoscopy services are provided locally, beginning during May 2016.