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Northern Ticket Officer - credit - northernrailway
23/04/2024: Northern, which runs services through Ilkeston Railway Station, says 97% of its passengers support the company when it comes to tackling the issue of fare dodgers on its network as it released the annual figures from its Debt Recovery and Prosecutions Unit.
Akins House naming plaque displayed inside the building
23/04/2024: Former rough sleepers in Nottingham are about to make their home in new accommodation named in honour of local businessmen whose vision provided the funds to make the building possible. 
From left: Justin Wilkins, Aaron Wilkins, Secretary of State for business and trade; Kemi Badenoch, Andre Wilkins and Tom Randall MP for Gedling
22/04/2024: The Secretary of State for Business and Trade has visited a regional food packaging manufacturers to see how it is helping its customers find alternatives to plastic.  
Maggie Throup MP
22/04/2024: Maggie Throup OBE, MP for Erewash has welcomed the Government’s Plan for Welfare, which will tackle the unprecedented rise in economic inactivity and ensure that Britain’s benefits system is better targeted at those who need it most.
GCR unification design
22/04/2024: The Great Central Railway in Leicestershire is preparing to submit a planning application for its ambitious Reunification scheme. A new image has been released of the urban viaduct section, which will carry the line linking the two separate halves of the railway back together.
21/04/2024: LATEST: 21/04 1307: A man was detained in the early hours of Sunday morning after a multi-vehicle and emergency service response was implemented to attend the scene at a bungalow in Cotmanhay, Ilkeston, on Saturday evening (20th April) at around 7:40pm, after officers had attended to carry out a warrant under Section 135 of the Mental Health Act.
19/04/2024: Proposals to consult on the future of grant funding to voluntary and community groups are set to be considered by Derbyshire County Council. Cabinet, which meets on Monday 29th April, will be asked to agree to launch consultations to seek the public’s views on plans to end two types of discretionary grant support.
19/04/2024: Proposals to consult on the future of residential care homes and day opportunities for older people in Erewash and beyond are set to be considered by Derbyshire County Council.
19/04/2024: Following a consultation, Derbyshire County Council’s Cabinet are set to make changes to the early help service. Cabinet will consider a report at a meeting on 29th April.
19/04/2024: The East Midlands Chamber is seeking to recognise the achievement and resilience of businesses across the three cities and counties having announced the stating of its Business Awards for 2024, following a challenging trading environment over the last year.