Erewash News

16/11/2021: Obesity rates in both reception-aged and year 6 schoolchildren increased by around 4.5 percentage points1 between 2019-20 and 2020-21 – the highest annual rise since the National Child Measurement Programme began.
Commissioner Angelique Foster with children from Scarcliffe Primary School
15/11/2021: Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Angelique Foster paid a special visit to a Bolsover primary school to meet the young safety heroes helping to protect their friends and peers online.
Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay
15/11/2021: Contractors scheduled to have run the 2021 Chestnut Fair in Long Eaton have said that the event was cancelled due to a lack of space.
15/11/2021: The Animal Unit at Derby College Group’s Broomfield Hall will welcome back visitors on Sunday November 28th between 10am and 3pm for its first open day since the start of the pandemic.
13/11/2021: Students at Broomfield College in Morley have been given a demonstration around the importance of road safety.
12/11/2021: A toy run that saw hundreds of bikers dressed as Santa and his elves is set to return to the streets of Derbyshire this Christmas.
12/11/2021: In the week that Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust released an eighth beaver into a special enclosure at its Idle Valley Nature Reserve near Retford, the largest group yet released in England; and less than two months since Derbyshire Wildlife Trust brought beavers to back to the county for the first time in centuries, The Wildlife Trusts are asking the public to support plans that could see beavers released into the wild in England. 
12/11/2021: Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service has reissued advice and warnings over the use of candles after a fire broke out at a property in Derby at breakfast time on Friday morning, 12th November.
Joined Up Care Derbyshire
12/11/2021: A new Covid-19 vaccination clinic has opened in Derby, as part of the county’s nation-leading efforts to protect young people and their families from the virus.
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
12/11/2021: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber has commented on the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics which show that UK GDP grew by 1.3% in the three months to September 2021.