Ockbrook News

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02/04/2024: The site of a former school in Ockbrook is to become the headquarter and national location for a UK children's charity to run residential camps for seriously ill children and their families.
24/01/2024: Ockbrook & Borrowash W.I is running Chair Yoga sessions at Ashbrook Community Centre, Ashbrook Avenue, Borrowash (DE72 3JE) from 2pm to 4pm every Tuesday
Tony Christon and the Mayor of Erewash
10/10/2023: An Ilkeston dad whose grown-up kids live in terraces either side of him has scooped a coveted Erewash in Bloom award after turning the fronts of all three homes into a riot of summer colour that was featured on telly.
Barry Holliday
28/06/2023: Liberal Democrat members from within the constituency of Mid-Derbyshire have selected Barry Holliday to fight the next general election campaign. The seat is currently held by retiring Conservative MP Pauline Latham, covering the west and south west of the Erewash Borough.
Mid-Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham
10/03/2023: The Mid-Derbyshire MP Pauline Latham has written to the Prime Minister to inform him that she will not be seeking re-election at the next General Election, likely to take place in late 2024 or early 2025.
14/02/2023: Erewash Borough Council is offering support and guidance during the cost of living crisis for all residents. 
A red traffic light
27/01/2023: Erewash Sound has intervened after drivers saw red at a set of re-occuring roadworks in the south west of the borough.
Illustration purposes only: Image by Bill Kasman from Pixabay
11/01/2023: Ockbrook has been renamed 'Potbrook' by one social media user whilst reporting that a previously patched part of a local road had begun to break up again.
From left, Miss Davies, Eashan and Ockash Treasurer Dave
14/12/2022: Officials at the Ockash Trust have expressed delight at being able to visit a local school to support a recipient of a Citizens Award.
30/11/2022: With the aim to offer somewhere warm, comfortable and welcoming for people struggling to heat their home and/or if feeling isolated, Warm Spaces are being set up across the borough to run during the Winter months, using funding available from Derbyshire County Council.