Long Eaton News

01/05/2021: A student on the WCG Prince's Trust team programme in Ilkeston has issued an appeal for donations to assist with work in the area.
Deputy Chief Fire Officer Rob Taylor
23/04/2021: Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Authority is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Deputy Chief Fire Officer (DCFO) for Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service, Rob Taylor. Rob will take up the role of Deputy Chief Fire Officer in August 2021 following the retirement of the current DCFO Rick Roberts.
Department for Transport
19/04/2021: Rail passengers with unused travel vouchers have been given extra time to redeem them to ensure they are not left out of pocket from COVID related restrictions.
19/04/2021: It has been confirmed by the UK government that group walks can resume, so members of the Long Eaton Natural History Society will be following the rule of 6 for the first two meetings which will be members only, splitting into groups of 6 and observing social distancing. 
12/04/2021: A portable misting system (PMS) has activated in a property on Milton Street, Long Eaton, protecting the two occupants and preventing a potentially serious fire from developing.
08/04/2021: Free coronavirus testing kits will be available to everyone without symptoms at Derbyshire County Council’s community testing centres.
07/04/2021: The Long Eaton and Sawley Food Bank and the Trussell Trust support a nationwide network of food banks and together provide emergency food and support to people locked in poverty, and campaign for change to end the need for food banks in the UK.
07/04/2021: The Long Eaton and District Talking Newspaper produces a fortnightly Audio Newspaper.   It is packed with news and information plus articles from well known magazines
07/04/2021: Long Eaton & District 50 Plus host a Monday morning chat via the Zoom Video Conferencing platform between 10:45am and 12:15pm which is available to all Erewash residents.
Hair recycling
07/04/2021: A Long Eaton-based salon group has announced a new partnership with the Green Salon Collective (GSC) in a bid to increase recycling of waste and reduce pollution in the environment.