Erewash News

26/06/2020: A clarion call went out to national government recently to take notice of the expertise that rural communities can offer in combating climate change and to give them fairer funding to meet some of the challenges.
26/06/2020: In the wake of the Government's announcement of a £105m investment to stop people returning to the streets as lockdown eases, the project director at a local homeless charity has been speaking exclusively to Erewash Sound to give his response.
24/06/2020: Trade association UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA), has this week launched a campaign advising 86,749 households across the East Midlands, who use oil heating, on a plan to decarbonise using biofuels.
24/06/2020: Inspectors from Ofsted have praised the county council’s adult community education service for supporting some of Derbyshire’s most vulnerable residents to learn.
24/06/2020: Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) is reissuing a call for people to act sensibly, stay alert and to stay safe during the heatwave. 
24/06/2020: With many Year 11 school pupils still uncertain about their options after GCSE results are announced, Derby College Group (DCG) is holding another three virtual open days to support young people make the transition into further education.
A local Long Eaton landmark disappears.
24/06/2020: Long Eaton residents are being told to ‘brace themselves’ this Sunday for a loud blasts, as demolition works on the old Wade Springs Factory are completed.
24/06/2020: A planning application to build a new mountain bike trail at Shipley Country Park near Heanor and to avoid costly changes to Osborne’s Pond will be considered by Amber Valley Borough Council’s Planning Board at a future meeting.
24/06/2020: A new venture has opened up in Ilkeston to collect donations for new properties which are being provided to house the homeless or clients needing supported living.
24/06/2020: Residents are no longer being asked to avoid taking vans and trailers to the Derbyshire County Council-run recycling centre in Ilkeston (as of June 22nd) – but visitors are still only allowed in on certain days to help with social distancing.

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