Erewash News

08/07/2020: When you think of the front line in the fight against COVID-19 you will naturally picture doctors, nurses, care workers and ambulance staff.  But there’s an unseen front line who back them up with everything from NHS 111 calls about COVID-19, to help with PPE and equipment
07/07/2020: Derbyshire County Council workers are painting double yellow lines at several locations in the county that have seen issues caused by dangerous parking over the past few months.
07/07/2020: Lorry drivers who continually flout weight restrictions on roads and bridges are being warned by Derbyshire County Council’s trading standards that they will be prosecuted after nearly 40 successful cases were brought by officers in just six months. 
07/07/2020: Specialist Derbyshire charity Safe and Sound has marked the first anniversary of its fundraising appeal with a three-pronged expansion of support for local young people and their families.
07/07/2020: Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa today welcomed the latest phase of a national review into the misuse of illegal drugs in England. 
07/07/2020: Alterations to town centre layouts have been taking place across the county after the government asked councils to make them safe for shoppers.
07/07/2020: An appeal for more foster carers has been made by Derbyshire County Council as lockdown measures start to ease. 
07/07/2020: Long Eaton library is the first of borough sites to reopen as part of a phased process by Derbyshire County Council.  The process was set to begin from w/c 6th July with temporary changes to help keep customers and staff safe.
07/07/2020: Local MP Maggie Throup has welcomed the announcement that schools in Erewash are to benefit from funding to improve school facilities.
07/07/2020: The Chairman of the Friends of Elvaston Castle has issued a heartfelt appeal for support with a petition to help fight plans for a road system in the vicinity of the Elvaston Estate.