Ilkeston News

Max Bowler receiving his bursary from John Kirkland and staff from Derby College Group
08/06/2019: A young person studying Construction industry skills at Derby College has been awarded a £1,000 bursary from construction company Bowmer + Kirkland to support his future studies and job career goals.
06/06/2019: The Labour candidate for the Erewash MP seat has spoken out over what she said were plans by Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group to reduce the number of beds at Ilkeston Hospital to around 16-18.
31/05/2019: More than 100 pupils from schools across Derby and Derbyshire have graduated from vocational study programmes at Derby College Group (DCG).
29/05/2019: Three of a group of twelve new wholetime firefighters are beginning work in the Erewash borough.
20/05/2019: The new Mayor of Erewash is Councillor Sue Beardsley, who was formally elected to the role for the 2019/20 civic year at Erewash Borough Council’s annual meeting on Thursday evening (16th May).
20/05/2019: Organisers of the popular Erewash Time Swap initiative have announced the next meeting dates to be held during 2019.
Derek and Sharon Jackson with Sarah Pywell
10/05/2019: Derbyshire families are being encouraged to open up their homes to give adults with disabilities the chance to lead ordinary lives in the community.
David Farley and Pete Wearn from Long Eaton 50+ Forum, Helen Martinez, Kate Crossley, Sam Scales and Brian Moon from Erewash Museum.
10/05/2019: Erewash Museum has won the Museum of the Year at the annual Derbyshire Heritage Awards 2019, held on Friday 3 May.  The museum also won the Partnership Award for their involvement on the “Toton Sidings Remembered” project alongside Long Eaton 50+ Forum.
09/05/2019: The Labour Group of Councillors on Erewash Borough Council are calling for a parade through Ilkeston and a reception at Ilkeston Town Hall to celebrate the successes of Ilkeston Town FC in winning the Midland Football League Premier Division title.
07/05/2019: A student at Ormiston Ilkeston Enterprise is celebrating after he finished in the top five of a national chess tournament.