Erewash News

09/04/2021: Derbyshire’s Director of Public Health is urging residents to support the county’s economy safely as outdoor hospitality, non-essential shops and other venues re-open from Monday 12th April.
Department for Transport
09/04/2021: Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced the provision of £18m for cycle training across the country to ensure children and their families have the confidence to choose active travel, as the Government encourages everyone walk or cycle where possible.
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
08/04/2021: A new survey shows that only one of 20 leading garden retailers contacted by The Wildlife Trusts reported that it would eliminate peat from its shelves this year – and the survey reveals an overall lack of ambition by retailers to set targets to end peat sales.  Last year, the voluntary target set by the Government to end sales of peat composts to amateur gardeners was missed. 
08/04/2021: Free coronavirus testing kits will be available to everyone without symptoms at Derbyshire County Council’s community testing centres.
Erewash MP Maggie Throup launches her own Covid-19 roadmap
08/04/2021: Erewash MP Maggie Throup has thanked local residents for sticking to Coronavirus restrictions, as levels of the virus continue to fall across Erewash.
07/04/2021: If you are a smoker, or know someone who is, you will have heard many reasons why you should consider quitting; but, have you ever considered the fire risk associated with smoking? 
Hair recycling
07/04/2021: A Long Eaton-based salon group has announced a new partnership with the Green Salon Collective (GSC) in a bid to increase recycling of waste and reduce pollution in the environment.
07/04/2021: 91% of travelers would be comfortable using digital health passports to help restart travel, according to new research.
07/04/2021: Businesses across Derbyshire are being reminded by the county’s Director of Public Health to register to receive free coronavirus testing kits for employees that cannot work from home.
24-hour paddle for MIND
07/04/2021: A group of budding, but sleep deprived fundraisers have taken to a stretch of Nottingham waterway to raise funds for charity.