Erewash News

Margaret Futer
11/02/2020: A legacy of £40,000 has been left to local charity Treetops Hospice Care to provide end of life nursing care for patients at home.
11/02/2020: An entrepreneurial mum and local business owner is supporting a drive to help poorly newborns following her own son’s traumatic birth.
11/02/2020: A proposal to scrap one hour free parking in Erewash car parks and introduce a simplified two-tier charging system is expected to be sent to Erewash Borough Council’s budget setting meeting next month.
11/02/2020: A recommendation that Erewash Borough Council raises its share of council tax for 2020/21 by £5 per annum for a Band D property is expected to be sent to the council’s budget setting meeting on Thursday 5 March.
11/02/2020: The nine universities of the East Midlands celebrated the updating of their Armed Forces Covenants in a joint ceremony held at the University of Leicester today. The revised agreements include new, clear-cut promises to support Armed Forces personnel.
11/02/2020: Staff at Ladycross Care Home in Sandiacre, which is one of the seven care homes marked for closure by the County County clubbed together to put on a tea dance for the residents over the weekend.
08/02/2020: NHS Derby and Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group has added its name to a charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at work.
08/02/2020: Erewash residents planning to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day with a street party on Friday 8 May have the chance to apply for funding to help with their commemorations.
08/02/2020: A roadshow organised by Derby College Group (DCG) has toured several local schools to raise awareness about apprenticeship opportunities available to young people.
08/02/2020: Local voluntary and community sector groups in Derbyshire are being asked to help shape their future funding arrangements during a 12-week consultation.