Erewash News

01/04/2020: The public consultation on proposals to develop housing on several sites in Erewash has been extended to ensure residents have plenty of opportunity to give their views in these difficult times.
01/04/2020: Derbyshire County Council has launched a drive to recruit more care workers to support the county’s most vulnerable residents during the coronavirus pandemic.
01/04/2020: Dashboard shows the total number of NHS Pathways triages through 111 and 999, and online assessments in 111 online which have received a potential COVID-19 final disposition.
01/04/2020: From April 1st, Firefighters, Community Support Officers and Support staff from across Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service will be supporting vulnerable members of our community by delivering prescriptions and contacting people as part of a telephone befriending service. 
01/04/2020: Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa has spoken out in support of Derbyshire Police and its Chief Constable Peter Goodman. He said: "Everyone, and I mean everyone, has a role to play in helping to stop the spread of this virus, whether it is out on the frontline or simply following the Government's advice to stay at home unless it's essential. 
01/04/2020: Safe and Sound, the local charity that specialises in supporting children and young people across Derbyshire who are victims of or at risk of child exploitation and their families, has appointed a new chairperson and several new trustees
01/04/2020: The UK and Ireland Fuel Distributors Association (UKIFDA), the trade association for the liquid fuel distribution industry in the UK and Republic of Ireland says all its distributor members have been working hard for the past week in difficult conditions and are urging members of the public not to panic buy
Local Giving for Erewash Sound
30/03/2020: As residents of the borough continue to tackle the impact of restrictions on daily life due to the Coronavirus, those same residents, particularly Erewash Sound listeners, are being asked to consider making a donation to help cover costs of providing a much-valued local radio service throughout the pandemic and beyond and, additionally, by signing up to a website that pays commission for items that need to be bought on line.
27/03/2020: A Community Response Unit set up by Derbyshire County Council is now ready to take requests for assistance from members of the community who don’t have friends or family able to help them.
27/03/2020: An NHS Blood and Transplant spokesperson has said: “We need people in Derbyshire who are fit and healthy to keep donating as normal during the coronavirus outbreak.  We've put extra safety measures in place and safety is always our number one priority.  We’re now doing extra cleaning and this week we’ve started triaging everyone who arrives so only people with no risk factors can enter the donation area.