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Filming of Richard looking at a laid out harness, in the laying department
17/11/2022: A Sandiacre firm has received a visit from a Grand Tour and former Top Gear presenter who was on a quest to seek a wiring loom for a replica car being built as part of a workshop project.
09/11/2022: Adminstrators behind a Facebook page seeking to discuss the housing of immigrants in the Long Eaton area have been asked close it down.
Maggie Throup MP
02/11/2022: Erewash MP Maggie Throup has taken to social media to address posts on line questioning her lack of attendance at a meeting about Home Office Accommodation Centres which took place on Tuesday 1st November at Sandiacre Memorial Hall.
Courtesy of Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service: the crashed Mini inside Sandiacre Library
01/11/2022: Sandiacre Library is set to be partially demolished around a car which was crashed into it at the weekend, became wedged, threatening the safety and future of the property.  Props have been put into place for the time being to make the building as safe as possible.
Ella with her honours
18/10/2022: Derby College Sports Diploma student Ella Whaley has secured a coveted scholarship to a top USA university which she hopes will pave the way to achieving her goal of becoming a professional golfer.
07/09/2022: A wide range of community groups, clubs, local charities, and non-profit organisations have had a cash boost thanks to the Derbyshire Grants scheme since it was launched by Derbyshire County Council back in January. 
George and Ruth
20/07/2022: After the tragic death of his wife of 61 years, and son within a few weeks of each other, retired aircraft engineer George Palmer sought the help of a borough-based bereavement group to deal with the loss. 
06/05/2022: Derbyshire County Council Cabinet has agreed to permanently close seven Derbyshire County Council care homes including two in Erewash, which require major refurbishment to bring them up to modern care standards.
06/05/2022: Community-minded residents and groups have been honoured for their contribution to society at the 2022 Erewash Mayor's Awards.
26 year old Alex Avis from Sandiacre
05/05/2022: An apprentice carpenter and joiner who is studying at Derby College Group (DCG) has clinched the coveted title of Screwfix Trade Apprentice of the Year out of around 2,500 applicants nationwide.