Kirk Hallam News

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18/01/2023: During the first lockdown, Nikola Nelson and Lauren Amber set up Ilkeston's Creative Hive after realising how isolated their hairdressing salon customers had become.
16/01/2023: The POD, formerly the Abbotsford Community Centre, which is run by Parkside High CIC is running an informal community drop in for all local residents from the Ilkeston, Cotmanhay and Kirk Hallam areas on Tuesdays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm until 28th February 2023.
16/12/2022: Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy is set to be either rebuilt or substantially refurbished as part of the Government’s School Rebuilding programme.
Maggie Throup MP
16/12/2022: Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash has welcomed the announcement that Kirk Hallam Community Academy and Saint John Houghton Catholic Volunteer Academy have been selected as two of the latest 239 schools that will be rebuilt or substantially refurbished as part of the fourth round of the Conservative Government’s School Rebuilding Programme.
7-year old Esme clocks up the miles for charity
30/09/2022: A 7-year old from Kirk Hallam who came into the world prematurely and spent two weeks in intensive care has completed a marathon well within the space of a month in aid of charity.
Jeff Counsell of trentbarton
04/09/2022: Passengers using the Ilkeston Flyer bus service from trentbarton could see an increased number of people on board after the firm said it would stop running four loss-making routes which have been severely impacted by the pandemic and which have no prospect of attracting sufficient customers, with the Flyer service running through an area in which another has been cut.
Jeff Counsell of trentbarton
25/08/2022: trentbarton is to make changes to its network and services to adapt to post-pandemic patterns of customer travel.
14/06/2022: The Gem Connection Ladies Harmony Chorus are back rehearsing indoors again.
10/03/2022: Tea, Laughter and Cake (TLC) is a friendly group open to everyone on Monday afternoons from 1pm to 3pm at the Kirk Hallam Community Centre on Kenilworth Drive in Kirk Hallam.  Come along for a chat and a giggle - as well as free cakes!
10/03/2022: 'Let’s Sing' - the community singing group for everyone has started again at the Community Centre on Kenilworth Drive in Kirk Hallam from 10am to 12noon on Tuesdays - free for everyone, led by Chris Ebbern.  All are welcome.