Erewash News

AFC Silver 2021 Logo
28/07/2021: A firm which was once based on the outskirts of Ilkeston, employing a number of local people, is one of a record 32 organisations in the East Midlands to have received the Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award for their outstanding support towards the Armed Forces community. 
27/07/2021: Erewash MP Maggie Throup has welcomed the provisional announcement by the Department for Education that schools across Erewash are set to receive a total of £66,494,333.00 next year.
Maggie Throup MP
26/07/2021: With the action underway at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, and following the gold medal win for Team GB’s Adam Peaty who trains with the City of Derby swimming club, the MP for the Erewash constituency is hoping that the Olympics will leave local people #InspiredToTry swimming.
26/07/2021: This week is national Love Parks Week which is calling on visitors to ‘love, respect and protect’ our parks throughout the summer of 2021 and beyond.
26/07/2021: Erewash residents have the chance to decide on a brand new look for a popular play area.  Erewash Borough Council won an external funding bid for £70,000 for the refurbishment of Larklands Play Area in Ilkeston. 
26/07/2021: Free 5k timed run organised each week by a team of volunteers at West Park in Long Eaton (meeting by the Rugby Club) and Shipley Country Park (meeting near the visitors centre)
Actress Linda Robson for Public Health England
26/07/2021: Public Health England (PHE) has launched the latest ‘Better Health’ campaign to encourage adults across the nation to lose excess weight, eat more healthily and get active this Summer. 
26/07/2021: Parents and carers can now find out about holiday activities available in their area during the summer school holidays.
Do you recognise this man wanted for questioning in relation to the assault of two police officers in Ilkeston?
25/07/2021: Derbyshire Police have released a still taken from an officer’s body worn video camera as part of an investigation into the assault of two PCs.
25/07/2021: Food businesses across Derbyshire are being urged to start preparing now for changes to the law on allergen labelling for all food which they pack and sell direct to customers.