Erewash News

09/05/2022: A fundraising family festival held in Ilkeston has raised £4,500 for charity.
06/05/2022: Derbyshire County Council Cabinet has agreed to permanently close seven Derbyshire County Council care homes including two in Erewash, which require major refurbishment to bring them up to modern care standards.
06/05/2022: Community-minded residents and groups have been honoured for their contribution to society at the 2022 Erewash Mayor's Awards.
26 year old Alex Avis from Sandiacre
05/05/2022: An apprentice carpenter and joiner who is studying at Derby College Group (DCG) has clinched the coveted title of Screwfix Trade Apprentice of the Year out of around 2,500 applicants nationwide.
05/05/2022: Bennerley Viaduct, the landmark iron lattice-work railway bridge crossing the Erewash Valley – and county boundary – between Cotmanhay and Awsworth was reopened to walkers and cyclists earlier in 2022. 
05/05/2022: An East Midlands fostering agency is reaching out to individuals and families who are interested in becoming foster parents, by hosting an in-person information session.
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
05/05/2022: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber has responded to the Bank of England’s announcement that interest rates will rise from 0.75% to 1%. 
Picture shows, from left: Mark Richardson, The High Sheriff of Derbyshire Michael Copestake, Molly Windsor and Tracy Harrison
04/05/2022: Derbyshire-born actor Molly Windsor, who starred in a television drama about child sexual exploitation and has since been an active ambassador for local Safe and Sound, has been officially recognised with an award.
04/05/2022: The ever-popular Erewash in Bloom gardening competition is back and will once again showcase the green-fingered skills that make the borough blooming marvellous.
Lucy Robinson from East Midlands Chamber
04/05/2022: The HR lead at the East Midlands Chamber has said that New thinking from both businesses and Government is required to plug gaping staff shortages - that comes after new research shows recruitment pressures are now at record levels.