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Maggie Throup MP
16/05/2024: The Member of Parliament for the Erewash constituency is urging local voluntary and community groups who are seeking funding opportunities to get in touch and claim their copy of her Community Funding Guide. 
Broad St Bridge artists impression - credit: EBC
16/05/2024: A new report has revealed that Erewash Borougbh Council is stepping up its mission to ensure that £25million of government Town Deal cash gets spent in Long Eaton.
Department for Transport
15/05/2024: The Government has agreed to introduce new laws so cyclists who kill or seriously injure because of dangerous cycling, or who kill through careless cycling, face the same penalties as drivers and motorcyclists who do so.
15/05/2024: A huge £550,000 is poised to be spent on one of swimming pools in the borough, thanks to the borough council battling for money to make it more eco-friendly.
15/05/2024: The National Ice Centre in Nottingham is extolling the benefits of ice skating on mental health. Skating is described as a great way to boost it according to a message from officials.
15/05/2024: Northern, which runs services through Ilkeston Railway Station, has recycled over 10,000kg (10,390kg) of old uniforms in the last 12 months.
14/05/2024: The amount of economically active people (aged 16-64) in the East Midlands has risen to 79%, according to latest estimated figures from the Office for National Statistics.
PCC Nicolle Ndiweni
14/05/2024: Derbyshire's newly elected Police and Crime Commissioner Nicolle Ndiweni has vowed to be the voice of the people in policing as she starts her term of office.
Logan Smith with his letter from The King - credit: EMRFCA
14/05/2024: A boy who at the age of just 12 has become a champion for the environment in Erewash has received the ultimate accolade – a thank you from the King.
14/05/2024: Experts are quite literally making light work of installing new lampposts to illuminate an Erewash park – as a £245,000 project gets under way again after being hit by the wet winter.