Erewash News

Department for Transport
08/02/2020: The Government has announced that all children in England will be taught the skills for a lifetime of cycling, as its Bikeability training programme is significantly expanded.
Councillor Michael Powell, Lead Member for Regeneration and Planning, at the new electric vehicle charging bay in the Gibb Street car park in Long Eaton.
08/02/2020: Electric vehicle charging points have now been installed in three Erewash Borough Council car parks.
08/02/2020: Taxi driver Mr Muhammad Asif Farid has been left with a court bill of £690 after being found guilty of plying for hire when he did not have a hackney carriage vehicle licence.
08/02/2020: The lowest council tax increase for five years has been approved by Derbyshire County Council.
08/02/2020: The NHS in Derby and Derbyshire is encouraging healthcare professionals who have had a break in their career to return to practice.
Department for Transport
08/02/2020: Local authorities can now apply to become the UK’s first all-electric bus town, setting the ‘gold-standard’ in environmentally friendly public transport, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has announced.
08/02/2020: Public Services students based at DCG’s Broomfield Hall college in Morley recently prepared and served lunch for around 80 people at the YMCA in Derby. The event was part of the YMCA’s monthly meal initiative to bring together local residents, homeless people, businesses and other charities. The activity was part of the students’ volunteering module of their study programme.
08/02/2020: Erewash residents are being offered their chance to give their views on proposals to close two of the county council’s care homes – which need significant work including comprehensive re-wiring – and the refurbishment of another to ensure the safety of elderly residents.
08/02/2020: Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa has taken action on public concerns over speeding - pledging additional funding to expand community speed monitoring across all corners of the county.
03/02/2020: With over 40% of all accidental house fires starting in the kitchen, Firefighters are asking people to take extra care and take some simple precautions to prevent a kitchen fire in the home.