Erewash News

23/07/2021: It’s not every day you get to meet a real life super hero but Jo Smith, CEO of Derbyshire Wildlife Trust got to do just that earlier this month when Jake, a 5 year old who raised almost £1000 for the Trust paid her a visit. 
Public Health England
23/07/2021: According to a new survey of 1,000 parents of children aged between 5 and 11, conducted by PHE, 69% of parents surveyed in the East Midlands said that being active as a family over lockdown had a positive impact on their child’s mood.  This was especially important as around 39% of parents surveyed said not being able to play team sports negatively affected their child’s mood.
Public Health England
23/07/2021: Public Health England, East Midlands are encouraging parents to be aware of the signs of respiratory illnesses in young children, as data shows cases are starting to rise in parts of the country.
A tree sapling
23/07/2021: After nine fires this year and with the summer holidays beginning for many, and the potential for prolonged periods of dry spells, the risk of wild fires significantly increases.  BBQs and small fires on moorland and woodland can easily get out of control and rip through the countryside fast, damaging everything in their path
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
23/07/2021: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber, which represents the interests of business in the three counties, has responded to an update on possible self-isolation exemptions for key workers in critical services.
23/07/2021: Mature students at Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall have designed and planted a flowerbed in Horsley Woodhouse to commemorate the important role that the village played in World War Two.
23/07/2021: Erewash Borough Council is one of a number of organisations county-wide to have signed the Anti-social behaviour pledge, showing their commitment to tackling the issue.
23/07/2021: Net zero aviation becomes one step closer today (23rd July) as eight companies have been shortlisted to receive a share of £15 million to develop first-of-a-kind production plants across the UK that will turn waste into jet fuel.
Maggie Throup MP
22/07/2021: A campaign to ban the distribution of unsolicited sexual images, commonly referred to as ‘nudes’, has received a huge boost this week, following the publication of the Government’s new strategy to Tackle Violence Against Women and Girls by the Home Secretary, The Rt. Hon. Priti Patel MP.
Public Health England
22/07/2021: Matthew Day FFPH, Deputy Director at the Midlands office of Public Health England has issued a statement in the wake of the lifting of COVID-19 measures from 19th July 2021.