Erewash News

01/04/2020: Safe and Sound, the local charity that specialises in supporting children and young people across Derbyshire who are victims of or at risk of child exploitation and their families, has appointed a new chairperson and several new trustees
01/04/2020: The UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA), the trade association for the liquid fuel distribution industry in the UK and Republic of Ireland says all its distributor members have been working hard for the past week in difficult conditions and are urging members of the public not to panic buy
31/03/2020: Erewash Borough Council has suspended all parking charges with immediate effect.
27/03/2020: Erewash Sound is pleased and proud to present the latest round up of news from the Ockbrook Redhill branch of the WI - Susan Maclaine reports.
Jeff Counsell of trentbarton
27/03/2020: Bus operator trentbarton is making further reductions to the services on its routes from Sunday 29th March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
27/03/2020: A Community Response Unit set up by Derbyshire County Council is now ready to take requests for assistance from members of the community who don’t have friends or family able to help them.
27/03/2020: An NHS Blood and Transplant spokesperson has said: “We need people in Derbyshire who are fit and healthy to keep donating as normal during the coronavirus outbreak.  We've put extra safety measures in place and safety is always our number one priority.  We’re now doing extra cleaning and this week we’ve started triaging everyone who arrives so only people with no risk factors can enter the donation area.
26/03/2020: Vehicle owners will be granted a six-month exemption from MOT testing, enabling them to continue to travel to work where this absolutely cannot be done from home, or shop for necessities
26/03/2020: Residents are being urged by Derbyshire County Council’s trading standards team to be extra vigilant and keep themselves safe from scammers during the coronavirus outbreak.  Working with Derbyshire Police, trading standards officers are urging people to be wary of possible new coronavirus-related scams being used by doorstep callers and online fraudsters. 
25/03/2020: Erewash Borough Council will delay the new car parking fees that were due to be implemented on 1 April until 1 September 2020 when the position will be reviewed.