Erewash News

Rural Action Derbyshire
14/01/2021: Village Halls Week 2021 will recognise the contribution England’s 10,000+ halls have made to rural communities since the 1920s.
Public Health England
14/01/2021: Over 80% of those aged 65 and over in England have received the flu vaccine so far this year – the highest uptake ever achieved. In the East Midlands, over 768,000 GP registered patients had their flu jab, an increase of almost 60,000 from the previous year. Last year saw more people having their flu jab over a 3-month period than they did in 6 months during the last flu season pre-pandemic.
13/01/2021: An annual Christmas tree recycling scheme has raised a record £17,000 for leading adult hospice, Treetops Hospice Care.
Ivy Dawson - a County Council care home resident - receives her Coronavirus vaccine injection
12/01/2021: Residents of Derbyshire County Council care homes are among the first people to receive the much-awaited vaccine against Covid-19.
Students studying with laptops.
12/01/2021: Derby College Group (DCG) has launched a new student-led initiative to further enhance the quality and effectiveness of using technology in face-to-face and virtual teaching, learning and assessment.
12/01/2021: Derbyshire Fire & rescue Service want your views on budget proposals which will allow the authority to meet Service priorities for the next three years. 
12/01/2021: Money to support small businesses across Erewash continues to be rolled out, with the borough council now also working to issue the government’s latest one-off national lockdown grants.
Adoption UK
12/01/2021: The UK’s leading charity for adoptive families has welcomed the Government’s announcement that it will extend the Adoption Support Fund for a further year, providing life changing support for adopters and their children, but Adoption UK warns that a long-term commitment is crucial. 
12/01/2021: Employers should consider offering more flexibility to home-working staff with children during the third national lockdown, believes East Midlands Chamber’s HR lead.
Hospice creates mobile classroom to ensure vital end of life training for care homes continues
12/01/2021: Leading Derbyshire hospice, Treetops, has created a mobile classroom from one of its minibuses, so nursing homes can continue to receive vital end of life training to care for residents.