Risley News

Margaret Futer
11/02/2020: A legacy of £40,000 has been left to local charity Treetops Hospice Care to provide end of life nursing care for patients at home.
02/02/2020: Treetops Hospice Care has received a grant of £3,000 from the Allchurches Trust towards funding a spiritual area in their planned future In-Patient Unit. 
Mollie’s Support Group launched at Wellbeing Café first birthday
14/01/2020: Over 1,500 people have visited the Treetops Wellbeing Café since it opened its doors last January.  The weekly Café is open to adults with a life-limiting illness, or those who’ve been bereaved, along with their families and friends.
23/11/2019: Hundreds of primary school pupils took part in Erewash School Sport Partnership’s first ever racquet festival.
20/11/2019: More than 500 primary pupils enjoyed activities including parachute games, balancing and yoga at a Mini Movers festival organised by Erewash School Sport Partnership.
L-R: Clare Smiley, Anjelica Dabbs, Jeannie Nicolas and Lucy Brierley
17/09/2019: A group of Erewash Sound presenters who dressed as superheroes to take on a fundraising assault course challenge have raised over £300 for a borough based hospice care service.
17/09/2019: Treetops Hospice Care has welcomed its 1000th visitor to its weekly drop in Wellbeing Café which opened its doors in January.
Robert Lindsay at the launch of Erewash Sound in March 2010
07/09/2019: After nearly 10 years of delivering a truly local radio service to the residents of Erewash, Erewash Sound is delighted that the broadcast regulator, OFCOM has agreed to allow a second transmitter and a second frequency for the radio station to reach homes across Long Eaton and the south of the borough which currently experience poor reception of the 96.8FM service.
10/04/2019: Borough MP Maggie Throup has renewed her efforts to secure backing for a new ‘Junction 25A’ of the M1 to greatly help to reduce congestion throughout Erewash.
08/04/2019: Police officers are appealing for information after a 98-year-old woman was the victim of a burglary in Risley.

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