Long Eaton News

07/07/2020: Local MP Maggie Throup has welcomed the announcement that schools in Erewash are to benefit from funding to improve school facilities.
07/07/2020: A group which arranges talks and events about the history and nature of Long Eaton and the surrounding area has cancelled its programme for the remainder of 2020 into 2021.
26/06/2020: Parking charges are set to resume in all Erewash Borough Council car parks. 
26/06/2020: In the wake of the Government's announcement of a £105m investment to stop people returning to the streets as lockdown eases, the project director at a local homeless charity has been speaking exclusively to Erewash Sound to give his response.
A local Long Eaton landmark disappears.
24/06/2020: Long Eaton residents are being told to ‘brace themselves’ this Sunday for a loud blasts, as demolition works on the old Wade Springs Factory are completed.
Carpet bedding in Ilkeston
22/06/2020: Erewash’s lace-making history is the inspiration behind this summer’s beautiful carpet bedding displays currently blossoming in Victoria Park, Ilkeston and outside Long Eaton Town Hall. 
Jennifer Berezai
15/06/2020: A Long Eaton cat charity is delighted to have its work praised in a report released today (June 15), by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cats (APGOCATS), inquiry Cats as Companions: Can Cats Help Tackle Loneliness? 
10/06/2020: Due to the continuing situation regarding social distancing and staying alert, Erewash Borough Council has taken the decision to cancel a series of brass band concerts that were scheduled for this month.
09/06/2020: Residents who are not online but still want to find information about the County Council-run library service, get help with enquiries or basic digital skills are being encouraged to ring a dedicated call-back information line for support.
08/06/2020: A 70 year old from Long Eaton who spent 46 days in intensive care with coronavirus has said that she lost a month of her life with the disease.