Stanton News

Erewash MP Maggie Throup
12/02/2020: Following the Government’s decision to proceed with the High Speed 2 (HS2) rail project, Maggie Throup MP, Member of Parliament for Erewash has released the following statement:
12/02/2020: Reacting to the news that Government will accept the findings of the independent Oakervee Report and proceed with HS2 – albeit with a caveat – Scott Knowles, Chief Executive at East Midlands Chamber, said:
30/12/2019: Proposals to develop several sites in Erewash look set to go out for extensive public consultation as the Borough Council works to find land for more than 6,500 new homes over the next two decades in order to meet local needs and government targets
Borrowash in bloom
22/09/2019: Erewash has once again swept the medal tally board with their best year yet, after their outstanding successes at the prestigious East Midlands in Bloom competition – with Long Eaton and Ilkeston both winning gold medals in the Large Town category section after being nominated by Erewash Borough Council’s parks team.
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.
05/04/2019: The owner of a Burlesque Dance Group - Burlesquercise - based in Ilkeston, is working with colleagues to put on a two-night fundraiser in October.
18/08/2018: The leader of the Labour Party, Rt Hon Jeremy Corbyn MP visited Stanton Bonna in Erewash with Parliamentary candidate Catherine Atkinson (16/8/18).
24/03/2018: Ambitious plans to unlock land for 17,000 homes in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Derby − linked to new HS2 growth zones − have moved a step closer.

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