Long Eaton News

A railway station with platform information screens
23/10/2020: The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has warned train operators that further action is needed to fulfil their obligations of providing passengers with adequate timetable information.
Jennifer Berezai
15/10/2020: Local voluntary group AdvoCATSeastmids has welcomed Romford MP Andrew Rosindell's Ten Minute Bill "Dogs & Domestic Animals (Accommodation & Protection) Bill", which passed its first reading in the House of Commons recently.
15/10/2020: Green space delight has put the feel-good factor into the difficult Covid times in Erewash with confirmation that the borough has achieved a record five Green Flags.
13/10/2020: Library users will be able to request books from branches across the county again later this month as the service takes another step towards business as usual.
08/10/2020: Rail passenger journeys in Great Britain fell to the lowest levels last seen in the mid-nineteenth century, official statistics from the Office of Rail and Road have revealed.
05/10/2020: Derbyshire’s Chief Fire Officer/Chief Executive (CFO) Gavin Tomlinson, who is also the National Fire Chief Council Lead for Sprinklers, is calling on Government to take action and change fire safety legislation that would see all new build and refurbished schools fitted with sprinklers as mandatory. 
Hayley Chadwick from the Ilkeston branch
05/10/2020: Long Eaton’s KH Hair Group wasn't prepared to let Covid-19 prevent its annual celebrations to recognise the achievements of its most hard-working individuals and teams, so group managing director, Darren Messias, donned his best PPE to carry out surprise visits to the winning salons.
Julie Heath from Treetops Hospice Care
05/10/2020: Leading Derbyshire hospice, Treetops Hospice Care, has presented nineteen volunteers and two nurses with long-service awards, whose overall contribution to the charity totals 346 years.
01/10/2020: Long Eaton-based Fibro-Active are resuming activities at the Petersham Community Hall - something that members have been waiting for.
29/09/2020: The Bishop of Derby’s office has announced that Father David Lawrence-March has been appointed as the new Vicar at St Laurence’s Long Eaton and Priest-in-Charge at Holy Trinity Ilkeston.