Erewash News

30/09/2016: The Colin Bloomfield sun shade and sun meter at West Park in Long Eaton was officially unveiled by Colin’s mum, Alison during a celebration ceremony on Friday 23 September at 10am.
30/09/2016: A handy-sized new map showing walking and cycle routes around Ilkeston is now available thanks to an Erewash Borough Council project to showcase the town’s sustainable transport network.
28/09/2016: Who was Stanley Hawley? What was remarkable about Kirk Hallam Infants School? Where was Igo’s Lodging House?  How did Club Row come to be built? And why did Dr Buchanan complain that he had never smelled anything as bad as the privies and ash-pits of Ilkeston?
28/09/2016: Erewash MP Maggie Throup has called a meeting with Labour-led Derbyshire County Council to demand that they take action to alleviate congestion on local roads across her constituency.
04/09/2016: Looking for a new hobby? Want to meet new people and make some new friends?  Learn to sing and be part of a friendly group - introducing 'The Together Voice Choir'!
31/08/2016: Six new brown tourist signs have been put up around Long Eaton showing the way to the town’s Green Flag-winning West Park, the largest park in Erewash.
31/08/2016: A survey to help find out what households in Derby and Derbyshire throw away is being launched to highlight what local councils can do to improve recycling services.
27/08/2016: A local sight loss charity is seeking volunteers to be a friendly and reassuring point of contact in hospital eye clinics in the county.
30/07/2016: A small number of historic cast iron street name signs have been restored by Erewash Borough Council and re-fixed onto buildings in the borough.
15/06/2016: Plans to restore and reopen Bennerley Viaduct have received another major boost thanks to a pledge by the Railway Heritage Trust to award £75,000 to the Bennerley Viaduct Project.