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Donald Rose as a young soldier
13/11/2023: A soldier with a passion for motorbikes has seen his heroism during World War Two marked by a visit from civic dignitaries on Armistice Day – as he revs up for his 109th birthday.
13/11/2023: Northern, which runs services through Ilkeston Railway Station, has offered complimentary travel across the entire network for service personnel travelling to Remembrance Sunday services. 
Lara Knifton, Apprenticeship Recruitment and Customer Service Manager
10/11/2023: Derby College Group outreach work to schools continues to grow and support a greater number of schools, with the Schools Liaison team and the Apprenticeship Recruitment team working with the majority of schools across Derbyshire, which includes Special Schools.
10/11/2023: A delivery giant that is building a huge new logistics centre in Erewash welcomed the Mayor to the launch of its £12million project – as the first spades were put in the ground.
Knitted poppies at Erewash Museum
10/11/2023: Knitted poppies are among hundreds that have transformed the grounds of Erewash’s museum ahead of remembrance weekend – in a spectacular tribute masterminded by a stalwart of the heritage hub’s Social Stitching group.
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
10/11/2023: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber has commented on the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showing there was zero growth in UK GDP in Q3 (July to September) 2023.
Maggie Throup MP
08/11/2023: Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash has praised the achievements of the 707 charity trustees in Erewash as part of Trustees’ Week 2023. 
08/11/2023: Ilkeston was one of a number of Derbyshire locations to be targeted by police officers during a week-long operation to target county lines drug dealing.
08/11/2023: Parents can now apply to Derbyshire County Council for their child’s infant, junior or primary school place for September 2024.  
08/11/2023: A borough crusade against troublemakers gathering to drink alcohol on benches and in other parts of Ilkeston and Long Eaton is being beefed up – along with a crackdown on irresponsible dog owners.