Long Eaton News

Cllr Kewal Singh Athwal
18/09/2019: The County Councillor for Sawley has taken to social media this week to detail his intent to tackle problems on roads around the area.
18/09/2019: The charity will-writing campaign Will Aid is calling on solicitors in Derbyshire to join the effort to encourage more of us to prepare a will.
07/09/2019: Erewash MP Maggie Throup has been successful in her campaign to have Long Eaton included as one of a hundred ‘places’ that are to be invited to submit proposals to the Government for a Town Deal as part of the £3.6 billion Towns Fund announced by the Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Boris Johnson MP, in July 2019.
07/09/2019: On Thursday 5 September 2019, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service held its annual awards ceremony at the Proact Stadium, Chesterfield, honouring individuals who have completed 20, 30 and 40 years’ good conduct and long service, including a number of borough based fire officers.
05/09/2019: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber has responded in the wake of the announcement from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps that final completion of the northern section of the high-speed rail network would likely be delayed from 2033 to 2035 at the earliest.
The response car pictured at Long Eaton Fire Station
05/09/2019: A group of 20 volunteers have just taken delivery of a new vehicle to help with their work.
04/09/2019: The HS2 Oakervee Review is now underway and aims to make an “informed decision” on the controversial rail project.
03/09/2019: In the wake of a report by the BBC which claimed that HS2 Ltd and the Department for Transport (DfT) had known that true HS2 costs were not available to MP's before they voted for HS2a enabling works in Parliament in 2016, campaigners fighting against the project have said that the latest development comes as no surprise adding that they knew that was the truth all along.
03/09/2019: A new timetable detailing revised opening hours at Derbyshire County Council libraries will be introduced at the end of this month.
30/08/2019: Longmoor Lane in Sandiacre has re-opened (Friday 30 August 2019), following work by Derbyshire County Council to repair a bridge damaged by fire.

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