Erewash News

Safe and Sound CEO Tracy Harrison (left) and Project Manager Helen West with the Youth Rights Champion certificate.
14/11/2022: Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity, Safe and Sound, which carries out some of its work in and around Long Eaton, has become the first in the UK to be officially recognised as a Youth Rights Champion by a national organisation.
11/11/2022: A new initiative from UK-based charity CleanupUK has launched, offering communities access to free litter-picking equipment to protect their local environment from the impact of litter and to connect communities.
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
11/11/2022: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber has commented on the latest ONS figures showing that UK GDP contracted by 0.2% in Q3 2022 and by 0.6% in September 2022.
11/11/2022: A former Royal Engineer from Breadsall who enlisted in the Armed Forces said he would shed a tear on Armistice Day - 11th November - at 11am.
11/11/2022: Uptake of the meningitis MenACWY vaccine has been low in the East Midlands with as many as over 22% in Derby City and 17% in Leicester City missing their routine vaccine in secondary school, leaving local teenagers unprotected before arriving at university this academic year.
10/11/2022: Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Angelique Foster’s calls to maintain the non-degree entry route into policing were deemed a success on Wednesday 9th November 2022, when Home Secretary Suella Braverman stated that “Our police force must be open to those who do not have a degree or want one”.
10/11/2022: Households across Derbyshire hosting refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine will receive additional monthly payments to help them continue to support their guests through the winter months.
10/11/2022: Erewash Borough Council is giving the festive gift of free parking this holiday season to encourage residents to shop locally at the borough’s markets and independent businesses.
10/11/2022: A bankrupt plumber who misled customers and left them thousands of pounds out of pocket after failing to carry out work has been jailed following a successful case brought by Derbyshire County Council’s trading standards.
10/11/2022: Plans to invest £27 million in 2023/24 to repair roads and pavements, reduce flooding and improve local bus and cycle networks will be considered by County Councillors at a Cabinet meeting to be held on 17th November 2022.