Erewash News

30/09/2019: New funding is being released to support community groups tackle crime and prevent reoffending across Derbyshire.
Department for Transport
30/09/2019: Following the collapse of Thomas Cook and the cancellation of all its flights, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced that the Government and UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has hired dozens of charter planes to fly customers home free of charge.
28/09/2019: Erewash Sound has been shortlisted in the annual national Community Radio Awards.
22/09/2019: Local MP Maggie Throup has joined the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps in welcoming changes to the way in which train delays are recorded, benefiting consumers by making it easier to hold train companies serving Erewash to account. 
22/09/2019: A borough bakery, which sells around 2,000 scones a week, has decided to give the traditional favourite a fresh lease of life this Autumn.  
Borrowash in bloom
22/09/2019: Erewash has once again swept the medal tally board with their best year yet, after their outstanding successes at the prestigious East Midlands in Bloom competition – with Long Eaton and Ilkeston both winning gold medals in the Large Town category section after being nominated by Erewash Borough Council’s parks team.
21/09/2019: PCC Hardyal Dhindsa has brought together partners from across Derbyshire to discuss how they can work together to prevent the exploitation of young and vulnerable people as part of the drug dealing phenomenon known as County Lines.
21/09/2019: A new ladies' choir is to launch in 2020, meeting every Wednesday morning from 10am to 11am at The Arena Church in Ilkeston
20/09/2019: Journeys will be easier and more comfortable for disabled people with more than a third of motorway service stations set to have Changing Places toilets.
20/09/2019: Number 10 Downing Street has recently confirmed that Her Majesty the Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of Maggie Throup MP, Member of Parliament for Erewash, as a Government Whip (Lord Commissioner of HM Treasury).