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02/05/2024: An ex-soldier who was left wheelchair bound in his 20s has been found a specially-adapted home after a hunt across Erewash – sparking a plea for him to get a warm welcome from big-hearted residents in a town where he is a stranger.
18/04/2024: A repeat cross-border shop thief has been jailed and banned from entering 12 stores in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. Prolific offender Billy-Jean Summers targeted stores in Long Eaton and Sandiacre along with Chilwell and Wollaton in Nottinghamshire between 8th March and 5th April 2024.
18/03/2024: Police officers in Erewash are asking for help from the public to identify a man wanted for questioning in connection with a theft in Risley.
12/03/2024: Farmers in landowners in Erewash are being asked if they wish to be part of a project to plant a community forest in Derbyshire.
11/01/2024: Officers from the Long Eaton Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team have issued a note of thanks to members of the public who have co-operated and assisted with enquiries into the recent theft of a motorcycle from Sandiacre
Credit: DFRS
20/12/2023: An investigation into the cause of a house fire in Sandiacre has concluded the most likely cause to be accidental due to an unattended electrical cooking appliance. 
05/12/2023: A campaign to boost the wellbeing of residents and get them fitter has made healthy progress this year, according to the Erewash council team behind the drive.
21/11/2023: The Long Eaton Silver Prize Training Band rehearses every Monday between 7pm and 8pm at the Derby Road Trade Centre, Sandiacre.  All ages and abilities are welcome, tuition is free and instruments are also loaned without charge. For more information, visit, call 07887 907516 or e-mail sharon.stansfield @
17/11/2023: On Thursday 16th Novemeber, police officers from the Long Eaton Safer Neighbourhood Team, aided by officers from the Dog Section, Licensing officers and Task Force, carried out a Warrant on an address in Sandiacre as part of a joint operation.  The operation was also carried out with partner agencies including the Local Authority Environmental Health team. A number of items were recovered including stolen property.  A male has been interviewed concerning the items as enquiries continue.
Damon Cadle - credit - Derbyshire Police
26/10/2023: A man who broke his partner’s nose by kicking her in the face during a campaign of abuse has been jailed.