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16/04/2024: Residents who feared part of a former golf course could be sold to developers have learned from council chiefs that it WON’T – and that ALL the land will be turned into a new nature reserve for the community.
Chris Hobson from the East Midlands Chamber
16/04/2024: The amount of economically active people (aged 16+) in the East Midlands has risen 0.8% over the last year, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
A tug-of-war event in a previous year of the Derby Business Games
16/04/2024: Local companies and organisations are being invited to recapture their childhoods and compete in a series of fun sporting challenges based on the traditional school sports day.
16/04/2024: Derbyshire County Council made offers of infant, primary and junior school places to approximately 10,300 children on Tuesday 16th April.   
The Reverend Welby, Cllr Dawson and Cllr Everett
15/04/2024: A visit to Erewash by the Archbishop of Canterbury saw the Church of England head surprise passers-by as he prayed with them on Ilkeston Market Place.
Paul Brookhouse (Pic credit Nielsen McAllister.)
15/04/2024: An event to address Derby’s rising child poverty takes place in the city later this month.
15/04/2024: The East Midlands Chamber has called for the Government to reconsider the “common usage charge” on food imports.  The fee, capped at £145 for a mixed consignment is introduced on 30th April and will be applied to some animal and plant products arriving from the EU via Dover or Folkestone.
13/04/2024: Erewash Sound has teamed up with The Giving Lottery to give you the chance to win up to a jackpot of £25,000 by playing for just as little as £1 per week.
Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby - Credit 'Jaqui J Sze'
13/04/2024: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has visited Ilkeston as part of a tour of the county and Derby City to lead a day of prayers, lending his support to churches and community groups across the Diocese.
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
12/04/2024: Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has grown for the second month in a row, up 0.1% in February, according to new estimated figures published recently by the Office for National Statistics.