Erewash News

30/04/2020: A scheme is helping to keep Ilkeston hospital patients in touch with relatives during the coronavirus pandemic.
30/04/2020: An urgent appeal has been made by the British Healthcare Trades Association for the return of beds and other items of equipment loaned through Community Equipment Services that are no longer in use.
29/04/2020: During the ongoing Covid-19 crisis Derbyshire County Council is offering more support for victims of domestic abuse. 
29/04/2020: Derbyshire will re-open its Household Waste Recycling Centres as soon as possible.
Stanley Common mum and business woman Sarah Banks
28/04/2020: A borough mum and businesswoman Sarah Banks understands the effects maternal mental health can have on women, which is why as we enter Maternal Mental Health Matters week on May 4th she is speaking out about her own experiences on this often taboo subject in the hope of encouraging more women to open up. 
28/04/2020: The extra costs involved in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic are expected to cost Derbyshire County Council at least £50m.
Helen Treece
28/04/2020: Two of Derby Active’s Health and Wellbeing Advisors have smashed their fundraising target to raise £1,925 in a 12-hour static bike challenge to raise money for NHS Charities Together, Treetops Hospice and the Macmillan Unit at Royal Derby Hospital.
28/04/2020: As more people are isolated during the Coronavirus pandemic, the charity Crimestoppers is working with Derbyshire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Derbyshire Constabulary and Derbyshire County Council to launch a new campaign across the County appealing for information from people who are aware of Domestic Abuse happening to friends, family, work colleagues or neighbours.
28/04/2020: Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed the introduction of a new ‘micro-loan’ scheme to help small businesses hit by the coronavirus crisis.
Food parcels
28/04/2020: Food parcels containing provisions for one week continue to be delivered to some of the most vulnerable people in Erewash.