Long Eaton News

01/10/2016: The University of Leicester is looking for residents of Long Eaton and the surrounding area who remember the 1962/63 local campaign of opposition against plans to construct the coal fired power station at Ratcliffe on Soar.
30/09/2016: The Colin Bloomfield sun shade and sun meter at West Park in Long Eaton was officially unveiled by Colin’s mum, Alison during a celebration ceremony on Friday 23 September at 10am.
31/08/2016: Six new brown tourist signs have been put up around Long Eaton showing the way to the town’s Green Flag-winning West Park, the largest park in Erewash.
06/06/2016: A UV sun meter and shade structure is to be installed at West Park in Long Eaton over the summer thanks to a £20,000 donation from the Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal.
12/09/2015: Erewash Borough Council is to tell HS2 Ltd of the package of measures it would like to see put in place for the Long Eaton area when the high speed rail route is developed through the town to the planned Toton hub.
14/08/2015: Officials at the Long Eaton Art Room have launched a free Craft Club on Friday mornings after a grant was secured from HealthCalm.
16/06/2015: The first of new weekly Saturday morning 5k runs in West Park at Long Eaton took place on Saturday 13th June.
02/05/2014: A new singing group has been set up in Long Eaton - The Rockabillies Choir.
17/11/2010: Regeneration agency, the Erewash Partnership is distributing 30,000 handy size guides to promote the benefits of shopping in Long Eaton.
30/09/2010: The Long Eaton Twinning Association involves tie-ups between the town and others in mainland Europe. Long Eaton is twinned with Romorantin-Lanthenay in France, and Langen in Germany. The Association is looking out for new members to get involved in exchanges and other related activities.