Ockbrook News

10/09/2021: Now’s the time to grab your chance and gain some extra cash, up to a maximum of £2,000, for voluntary groups or organisations, as the second round of funding from Erewash Borough Council’s Community Grant scheme is now open.
20/08/2021: During lockdown, a borough man has been working with local schools, families, groups and charities to refurbish old IT equipment to provide access to those without.
The newly installed partnership sign on the A52 bridge connecting Borrowash with Ockbrook
31/07/2021: Signs are approaching of a conclusion to a dispute over the removal of inspirational posters and messages which have been put on bridges over the A52 in Borrowash.
26/06/2021: Adult outdoor walking football is held at the Ashbrook Centre, Ashbrook Avenue, Borrowash (DE72 3JE) every Tuesday from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. The cost is £2 per session for participants, but spectators are welcome so bring a chair, come along and have a chat.
17/06/2021: Talks are underway to try and save Ockbrook School.
Mid-Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham
08/06/2021: Ockbrook School, one of the oldest private schools in the UK, is to close after 220 years.  Trustees say that they tried everything to prevent having to close the school but were unable to find the money to save it.
Photo by Element5 Digital from Pexels
07/05/2021: Updated: 0938 8th MayErewash Sound brings you a summary of the results from the relevant local elections as they come in.
Freya making a quick start for borough and country
25/02/2021: A borough resident and athlete has finished in the top 6 of an international field after competing at the Junior European Championships held in Innsbruck, Austria on 18th February.
05/02/2021: A spokesperson for the UK's largest gas distribution network has given a potentially surprising response after a number of reports of gas were made from the Ockbrook & Borrowash area.
02/06/2020: A Borrowash youngster took a number of strides on his 11th birthday to raise money for a new local food bank.

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