Erewash News

20/03/2020: After Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a new set of emergency measures to protect businesses and employees from the escalating impact of the coronavirus, Scott Knowles, Chief Executive at East Midlands Chamber, said:
20/03/2020: Calling all community groups, voluntary and business organisations across Derbyshire – the county needs you!
20/03/2020: Car parking charges at Derbyshire County Council’s country parks and countryside sites are suspended from Saturday 21 March in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
20/03/2020: Midwives, practice nurses and health visitors can sign up to issue digital maternity exemption certificates to ensure mothers instantly receive their certificate. The NHSBSA is encouraging midwives to sign up to the digital service to help reduce the waiting time for paper applications to be processed in light of the current COVID-19 outbreak. 
20/03/2020: Specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound is stepping up its communications channels to offer advice and guidance about keeping children and young people safe both in person and online in light of school closures, social distancing and self-isolation caused by the Coronavirus.
David and Lucie Stacey (right) and the team
20/03/2020: A family bakery firm in Erewash has stepped up its bread production three-fold in the wake of the supermarket shortages experienced throughout the county.
20/03/2020: All 45 Derbyshire County Council-run libraries, the Buxton Museum and Art Gallery and the Derbyshire Record Office in Matlock are to temporarily close at 5pm today (Friday 20 March) to protect staff and customers using the services from the risk of coronavirus and to help to prevent its spread.
Jeff Counsell of trentbarton
20/03/2020: trentbarton is temporarily revising the frequency of some of its routes from Sunday [March 22 2020] due to the coronavirus pandemic and may need to make further changes in the coming days and weeks.
20/03/2020: Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa has urged the county to pull together to support national efforts to tackle the Coronavirus and safeguard vulnerable people.
19/03/2020: Coronavirus (COVID 19)This is a very challenging time for everyone and I want to reassure the public that while health, safety and well-being is our top priority, we are doing everything we can to deliver vital services to the communities we serve.