Erewash News

02/08/2018: Girls from across Erewash took part in a day at the University of Derby to celebrate their work as part of a national campaign to inspire more females to take up sport.
02/08/2018: A borough village facility has become home to one of six new defibrillators installed by Derbyshire County Council in locations across the county, with a further four to follow.
02/08/2018: Primary pupils from across Erewash were given a day to remember at the University of Derby as part of an event organised by Erewash School Sport Partnership.
02/08/2018: The sporting achievements of Erewash schoolchildren were celebrated at an awards evening held by Erewash School Sport Partnership.
02/08/2018: Students from schools across Erewash quizzed MP Maggie Throup and council leader Carol Hart at Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy.
01/08/2018: An Ilkeston detective is appealing for information after thousands of pounds worth of damage was caused in a fire at an Ilkeston furniture shop.
01/08/2018: A group of scouts raised thousands of pounds for charity after taking part in a gruelling pentathlon challenge.
01/08/2018: To coincide with World Breastfeeding Week, the 24/7 Breastfeeding Friend from Public Health England’s programme Start4Life will be available on Google Assistant to provide helpful advice for parents in the East Midlands during the first few weeks of breastfeeding.  Many mothers can find breastfeeding challenging and often this may cause them to give up.  Currently breastfeeding rates in England rank amongst the lowest in the world.
31/07/2018: A trio of trentbarton engineers has won the top prize in a national bus industry skills challenge, with one of the team also winning an individual prize.
28/07/2018: The leader of Derbyshire County Council has demanded urgent talks with a Derbyshire health chief after learning of NHS plans to cut funding to local voluntary sector organisations.