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Hospice celebrates 40 years of caring
24/05/2023: Leading adult hospice, Treetops, is celebrating 40 years of caring for people in the local community.
24/05/2023: The parents of a teenager who died in the River Trent have joined Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service to share their heartbreaking story as part of a new campaign to prevent accidental drownings in open water.
A Northern Rail train
24/05/2023: Industrial action by ASLEF and the RMT unions will bring fresh disruption to the region’s train services on three days.
23/05/2023: Police are appealing for information to help trace a man who reportedly exposed himself to a woman in Sandiacre.
Picture shows, from left: Molly Windsor, Claire Morrison, Louise Murphy-Fairclough, Tracy Harrison, Nadia Jane Asamoah, Bev Crighton and Amanda Strong.
23/05/2023: Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, has recruited more local people to help raise awareness of the dangers facing vulnerable children and young people.
23/05/2023: Friesland School in Sandiacre recently had the privilege of hosting Sir Martyn Poliakoff, Professor at the University of Nottingham and the creative mind behind the popular YouTube channel @periodicvideosm, which boasts over 1.5 million subscribers and counting. Sir Martyn visited the school to speak to Year 7 and Sixth Form students, leaving a lasting impact on their scientific journey.
Maggie Throup MP
23/05/2023: Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash, recently popped along to a parliamentary event to find out more information about dementia diagnosis rates in Erewash.
23/05/2023: New research from a study of 2,000 UK residents has shown that an axe, a stuffed snake and a tortoise are not the weirdest things people have been left in wills.
Credit: Better Times: PR for PCC's office
22/05/2023: Police and Crime Commissioner Angelique Foster has welcomed new figures which prove her three-year plan to crackdown on burglary is delivering strong results.
22/05/2023: In a recent survey into the purchasing habits of pet owners by an animal healthcare brand, results surprisingly revealed that 77% of pet owners in the East Midlands said they would be willing to pay for a dog licence if they were reintroduced by the Government.  The region drew the highest percentage of anywhere in the UK areas surveyed.