Erewash News

22/07/2019: Failure to wear a seatbelt could result in penalty points as well as fines, under new plans to reduce the number of deaths on the UK’s roads.
Princess Anne at the Police and Fire Headquarters in Ripley
22/07/2019: Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has paid a special private visit to Derbyshire Constabulary and Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service’s Joint Headquarters and Joint Training Centre in Ripley, Derbyshire to celebrate the two emergency services continued collaboration, ‘Making Derbyshire Safer Together’.
18/07/2019: More people than ever before across the UK donated their organs after their deaths last year, according to the Organ Donation and Transplantation Activity Report 2018/19, being published today. In Derbyshire, 25 people gave the gift of life, by donating their organs after death.
18/07/2019: The Department for Transport (DfT) is investing £200,000 over the next two years in part to roll out Augmented Reality (AR) road safety teaching resources and research for schools, to bring the green cross code into the 21st Century.
17/07/2019: The successes of students at Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy were celebrated at the school’s presentation evening.
17/07/2019: More than 900 victims have been referred for specialist support in the first three months of a new service aimed at helping people recover from crime, it has been revealed.
17/07/2019: Organisers of an annual garden event in Sawley have expressed their grateful thanks after another successful year of activities.
16/07/2019: Ilkeston’s historic Charter Fair will remain a three-day event after Erewash borough councillors rejected a request from The Showmen’s Guild to extend it by a day.
16/07/2019: Erewash Borough Council has retained its Green Flag awards at four popular leisure sites in the borough, it has been confirmed, making them among the best in the country.
16/07/2019: Improved rail services and fairer infrastructure investment in the East Midlands will drive growth, East Midlands Chamber* Director of Policy Chris Hobson told a Business Energy and Industrial Strategy committee at Westminster on the morning of 16th July.