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27/02/2024: Erewash Sound presenter Richard Dawson* has completed an epic challenge of spending over 50 hours on air with a sponsored broadcast, live on air from the Duchess Theatre in Long Eaton. 
12/02/2024: Erewash residents struggling to sign up online for the £20 early bird deal for new brown bin charges can visit their local town hall for help logging on at public computers there.
12/02/2024: Concerns have been raised about a new bridge over the waterway in West Park, Long Eaton, with particular emphasis on the proposed access road to the canal.
08/02/2024: Ruth Boulton from The Environment Agency will present a slideshow on invasive species at a meeting of the Long Eaton Natural History Society on Wednesday 28th February at 7:00pm.   Invasive species are described as being of significant concern to ecosystems, driving biodiversity loss and extinction of species.  The meeting in the United Reformed Church on Midland Street in Long Eaton (NG10 1HQ) will offer a chance to learn how to identify them and mitigate their impact. The cost is £1.50 for LENS members and £2.50 for visitors. Refreshments will be served at the break. All are welcome. For more information, send e-mail to lensnaturalhistory @ gmail.com.
05/02/2024: An allotment holder in Long Eaton has accused the borough council of "daylight robbery" amid a wrangle over an increase in fees.
01/02/2024: Members of a chess club gather at the Erewash Indoor Bowls Club off Station Road in Long Eaton every Monday night between 6pm and 8pm. The aim is to help people to learn or improve their game of chess. With sufficient members, the hope is that competitions can then be started.  The first session is free. For more information, send e-mail to grandprixchess @ outlook.com.
31/01/2024: Did you know there is a factory in Long Eaton that makes bespoke bedding for caravans & motorhomes?
Anjelica Dabbs
31/01/2024: Some of the Erewash Sound presenters will, at the second attempt, be walking from Ilkeston to Long Eaton to raise money for your local radio station!   The team had originally planned to put their best feet forward on 23rd December, but circumstances beyond their control meant the event had to be rearranged.
Amelia Krasinski - credit - Toast PR
31/01/2024: There have been celebrations at the Long Eaton headquarters of a hairstyling business after one stylist was awarded a place on The Fellowship for British Hairdressing's ‘Project Colour’ mentoring programme.
29/01/2024: A spokesperson for a local training provider has detailed how recruitment issues are being faced during the current challenging times.