Erewash News

16/04/2020: An NHS worker returned from a 12 hour shift with East Midlands Ambulance Service to find that his house in Ilkeston had been broken into with a mountain bike stolen along with a laptop, cycle computer, front bicycle light and a games console.
16/04/2020: A specialist child exploitation charity has held more than 60 sessions with local young people and families across Derbyshire since lockdown by using virtual platforms.
16/04/2020: The Prescription Cost Analysis publication shows the total cost, and number of prescription items, for prescriptions that have been dispensed in the community in England.
16/04/2020: NHS staff and other key workers are being asked how changes to bus services are affecting how they get to work.
15/04/2020: Local residents are being urged to back the nationwide effort that encourages people to reduce waste in these challenging times when resources are stretched to the limit.
15/04/2020: The Government is supporting businesses and their employees through a package of measures during this period of unprecedented disruption.
15/04/2020: Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service is taking part in the National Fire Chiefs Council’s (NFCC) "Ready Willing and Able" campaign which launched on 15th April, to show how Fire and Rescue Services in the UK are going the extra mile to protect and support their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
15/04/2020: Hundreds of people have been in touch with Erewash Borough Council asking to change their Council Tax payment method due to the difficulties faced with the coronavirus lockdown.
Erewash MP Maggie Throup
14/04/2020: Erewash MP Maggie Throup has written to the Leader of Derbyshire County Council, Cllr. Barry Lewis, to request that the Authority immediately suspends its public consultation into the closure of care homes across Derbyshire for the duration of the Coronavirus pandemic.
13/04/2020: Local resident, Andrea Haycock, is collecting toiletries for men and women who are either working for the NHS frontline or who are key workers at this time.