Ockbrook News

31/01/2019: As ever, Erewash Sound is pleased to present the latest round up of news from the Ockbrook Redhill branch of the Wi.  Susan Maclaine reports
15/11/2018: Derbyshire County Council is warning road users to take care on the borough's highways after a spate of thefts of metal grates from roadside gutters.
17/10/2018: All Police Safer Neighbourhood teams in Erewash are now on Facebook to keep residents informed of policing issues in the borough.
08/10/2018: A man has tragically died after being hit by a car on the A6096 Dale Road in Ockbrook on Thursday evening.
07/06/2018: Officials at Ockbrook School have expressed their delight after a Sixth Form student secured a much sought after place on a Higher Apprenticeship programme at Rolls-Royce.
16/02/2018: Derbyshire Police are urging residents to be vigilant following a series of distraction burglaries across the county.
29/01/2018: The Long Eaton & District Talking Newspaper for the Blind & Partially was founded in 1978 (40 years ago) and is a registered charity.
06/02/2010: Your local officers are: PC Martin Walker 2833, PCSO Claire March 4508 & PCSO Matt Boyer 4585. Telephone 0845 123 3333 or e-mail longeaton.neighbourhoods(at)derbyshire.pnn.police.uk. (please change the '(at)' for an '@' symbol before e-mailing.) Borrowash & Ockbrook Police Office, 116 Cole Lane, Borrowash. Derbyshire.
06/02/2010: Sixteen people have already joined Ockbrook & Borrowash First Responders Group after a call for volunteers. Organised by the Church Wilne Rotary Club and trained by the East Midlands Ambulance Service, volunteers are equipped with and trained on the use of essential medical equipment to be able to respond early to localised calls for help before paramedics arrive. To set up the new group, the Rotary Club will raise funds for the kit required.
06/02/2010: Borrowbrook Home Link - a local charity which helps pensioners to continue living in their own homes - is looking for new sources of funding. The charity has been operating in Ockbrook and Borrowash on a five year budget which lasts until March 2009. A recent annual general meeting heard that more money was needed at a time of changing priorities for national funding streams, with reference given to the money being given to the London 2012 Olympics and the increasing difficulties being experienced in justifying applications to the Big Lottery Fund.

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