Erewash News

21/05/2020: Max and Keira’s Law – the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act, came into effect on 20th May 2020. 
21/05/2020: The number of East Midlands’ children living in poverty, before housing costs have even been taken into account, is 16.6%, leaving thousands of children disadvantaged.
Kul Mahay
21/05/2020: A top wellbeing expert has joined forces with Derbyshire-based School Advisory Service and Fitter Future to offer guidance for school leaders affected by the changes to their work following the coronavirus pandemic.
19/05/2020: The Government has announced that Derbyshire County Council and Derby City Council are to receive a share of a £600 million Infection Control Fund, launched to reduce the transmission of coronavirus in care homes.
19/05/2020: The Derbyshire Woodland Festival that was due to take place on 19 and 20 September at Elvaston Castle Country Park has been cancelled by organisers, Derbyshire County Council, along with many other events planned for their countryside sites.
18/05/2020: Erewash Borough Council has confirmed that its town hall receptions in Ilkeston and Long Eaton will re-open to the public from Monday 18 May.
18/05/2020: People affected by dementia In the East Midlands are experiencing crippling loneliness and are struggling to cope during lockdown, a survey by Alzheimer’s Society reveals, but the charity is helping to alleviate the anxiety many face by making thousands of ‘welfare calls’ to provide support and information.
Joined Up Care Derbyshire
18/05/2020: Derbyshire’s public services are coming together to restore services adjusted or stopped since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Ian Viles from the Erewash Partnership
15/05/2020: Enterprise agency Erewash Partnership has helped more than 200 businesses with constructive advice and support since the Covid-19 pandemic struck
15/05/2020: No matter how warm the weather is, water temperatures in open water such as lakes, rivers and reservoirs remain cold, meaning a high risk of drowning should someone decide to go for a dip.