Erewash News

Firefighters assisting mass testing
18/12/2020: Derbyshire Firefighters are assisting Derbyshire County Council with the logistics of setting up mass Covid testing sites in Derbyshire. 
Bernie Clifton and Oswald support Treetops pantomime
17/12/2020: Pantomime legend Bernie Clifton and the real Robin Hood – aka Nottinghamshire actor Tim Pollard – have joined staff at an East Midlands hospice to make sure that their annual Christmas show will go on. Online that is. 
Fostering People - Santa visit
17/12/2020: A Derby based independent fostering agency will be hosting virtual Santa visits to bring festive cheer to foster children who may not make it to his grotto this year, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
17/12/2020: With the help of staff, students at Stanton Vale Special School in Long Eaton have create a video to wish their families and friends a very Merry Christmas.  The heart-warming video has been produced in the wake of the pandemic which has had a significant impact on fundraising, to raise the profile of the school.
Joined Up Care Derbyshire
17/12/2020: Derbyshire GPs are due to begin vaccinating their first patients against Covid-19 at medical centres in Dronfield and Ripley.
A raft of gifts and goodies provided by Erewash Sound listeners
16/12/2020: From an emotional plea to the community through Erewash Sound asking them to bring a little Christmas Cheer to the residents at Canal Vue, to a room full of gifts, the community of Ilkeston pulled together to make a difference.
16/12/2020: An outbreak of avian influenza has been confirmed in captive birds and poultry at a premises in South Derbyshire.
Bev Crighton from the Erewash Partnership
16/12/2020: A university academic specialising in business has been elected as the new chair of enterprise agency Erewash Partnership.
16/12/2020: Derbyshire County Council will provide £30 food vouchers over the Christmas period to families of children who are eligible for benefits-related free school meals.
16/12/2020: During a year that’s been tough on wellbeing all round Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service is delighted to have won Best Employee Wellbeing Strategy at the 2020 Engage Awards.