Erewash News

Paul Robinson (centre) with his swimming coach, Mel Berry (left) and Spring Lakes Water Park staff member Charlotte Day, when he dropped into the venue to say thank you the support he received during his training for his successful cross-Channel swim last
14/08/2020: A Risley man who has achieved his dream of swimming across the Channel has paid tribute to staff at a Long Eaton watersports centre for helping him prepare for his epic journey after the coronavirus lockdown disrupted his training.
14/08/2020: Amazon has announced plans to create 1,000 permanent jobs at a new fulfilment centre in Sutton-in-Ashfield as part of its expansion in the East Midlands.
18 year old Jessica Christian from West Hallam, during studies at Broomfield Hall, Morley
13/08/2020: It is not just A level students who are celebrating their results this summer.  Among the Derby College vocational students who have clinched university places is Animal Management student Jessica Christian (18) from West Hallam.
13/08/2020: More than 360 Derby College Group (DCG) A Level students have received their A level results by email as of 8am on Thursday 13th August 2020.
13/08/2020: Friesland School is celebrating what Headteacher Peter Monk described as "a wonderful set of post 16 results, both in A-Level and Vocational qualifications."
13/08/2020: More than 70% of young people have seen content online that they've found concerning, referring to specific violent and explicit content, according to Catch22's National Online Harms Consultation results released recently.
12/08/2020: Sawley Parish Council has unanimously agreed to ask Derbyshire County Council to review the speed limit on the stretch of road at the end of Draycott Road running up to Breaston.
12/08/2020: Officials behind Ilkeston Pubwatch have issued a statement in response to what it calls 'unfortunate recent media attention' paid towards a number of public houses within the group and following the discovery that four patrons had contracted Coronavirus.
12/08/2020: Local MP Maggie Throup has welcomed the news that two NHS Trusts’ serving Erewash are set to receive a combined total of £6 million in additional funding to support A&E capacity ahead of the winter months.
Civic Chairman Cllr Judith Twigg
12/08/2020: Derbyshire County Council has a new Civic Chairman, Councillor Judith Twigg.