Erewash News

10/09/2020: More than four in five (86%) of people in Derbyshire claim to know what to do when they smell gas.  However, only 13% know to call 0800 111 999 for the National Gas Emergency Service, the number you should call immediately.
10/09/2020: A local fostering agency is urging more families to become foster parents once their children leave the family home for university.
10/09/2020: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber which represents the interests of businesses in the three counties, has issued a statement in the wake of a Government announcement that businesses forced to close due to local COVID-19 restrictions will be able to claim grants of up to £1,500 every three weeks. 
10/09/2020: Ilkeston Scala Cinema Listings: Re-open from Friday 11th September with COVID-19 secure procedures and routines in place, these are the screenings from that date for seven days.
08/09/2020: Almost £1million has been awarded by Derbyshire County Council through their Action Grants scheme over the past two years with a number of borough groups recently benefitting.
Julie Heath from Treetops Hospice Care
08/09/2020: Leading Derbyshire hospice, Treetops Hospice Care, has announced the difficult decision to suspend plans to build a 12 bedded In-Patient Unit on site at Risley.
08/09/2020: Derby College Group (DCG) is officially launching its new adult and community venue at The Community College in Pimlico, Ilkeston, with an afternoon of free taster courses on Saturday September 19.
08/09/2020: Doctors are becoming increasingly concerned about a cascade of work-related health problems during the fallout from COVID-19, with some predicting dire consequences for employers and the economy.
08/09/2020: This month community group, Shipley Eco-Action Group (SEAG) in Shipley, Derbyshire and their supporters are celebrating the first year anniversary of their major project, Shipley Woodside Community Garden at Hassock Lane South in Shipley, Derbyshire. 
NHS Blood and Transplant
08/09/2020: During Organ Donation Week, September 7 to 13, NHS Blood and Transplant are urging people to talk to their families about organ donation to increase the number of people whose lives can be saved or transformed by an organ transplant.