Erewash News

09/07/2018: Derbyshire County Council has appointed a new Strategic Director for Adult Care.
04/07/2018: On the day following the start of cuts to opening hours at Ilkeston Community Hospital Minor Injuries Unit, Catherine Atkinson Labour Candidate for MP in Erewash has highlighted a memo from DCHS which warns of “an estimated financial gap of £80m this year across the whole system” in Derbyshire.
04/07/2018: In repose to ongoing rumours regarding the future provision of services at Ilkeston Community Hospital, Erewash MP Maggie Throup is to convene a public meeting with senior NHS mangers to allay any fears over reductions to services.
04/07/2018: Following the bad winter weather, Derbyshire County Council road workers have fixed more than 40,500 potholes in the first six months of the year, more than double than the same time period last year.
04/07/2018: Research into a shell filling factory in Chilwell which saw a huge explosion in 1918, killing 134 workers, has been carried out by a volunteer at Erewash Museum who grew up in the village.
04/07/2018: Staff from Saint John Houghton Catholic Voluntary Academy are set to scale the Yorkshire Three Peaks in a bid to help raise £3,000.
04/07/2018: Victorious Victoria Park has been honoured again - with Erewash Borough Council scooping the national Horticulture Week Custodian Award for Best Heritage Park.
03/07/2018: Freda Davidson, a resident at Ladywood Care Home in Kirk Hallam, visited Erewash Museum recently to showcase her artwork and talk about her life with local artist Dawn Turner.
03/07/2018: New figures published by Public Health England (PHE) reveal some of England’s poorest areas are fast food hotspots.
28/06/2018: A political row has broken out after the the Parliamentary Candidate for Erewash, Catherine Atkinson issued a statement after she was told that a decision over cuts at Ilkeston Community Hospital could come as early as this Friday - 29th June 2018.