Erewash News

20/10/2018: The success just keeps on coming for Erewash Sound.  In the wake of securing accreditation to deliver NCFE training from within the Academy, and a grant from DHL UK Foundation to install a new state-of-the-art training studio at The Media Centre in Cotmanhay, presenters Jeannie Nicolas, Emma Snow and Mark Jarvis then picked up a handful of awards at the 2018 Community Media Awards.  Now, Erewash Sound has been declared as the Best Local Radio Service in Derbyshire in the SME 2018 Midlands Enterprise Awards.
20/10/2018: The annual Autumn Footprints Amber Valley & Erewash Festival, set in the heart of picturesque Derbyshire enjoyed the participation of over 880 people.
17/10/2018: All Police Safer Neighbourhood teams in Erewash are now on Facebook to keep residents informed of policing issues in the borough.
17/10/2018: Derbyshire County Council has responded to two government consultations on how decisions are made on the exploration and production of shale gas.
17/10/2018: Derby College is expanding its peer mentor programme after a successful pilot to train students to support others facing lower levels of mental health issues.
17/10/2018: Erewash Borough Council’s Annual Report, which outlines the key achievements across its priority areas, has been approved at a meeting of Council Executive held on Tuesday 2 October 2018.
13/10/2018: Well known Ilkeston stalwart Mike Perry is retiring after 18 years as president of the League of Friends of Ilkeston Community Hospital during which time he was also chairman for 13 years.
13/10/2018: A shop keeper and his employee have been sentenced to a total of 230 hours unpaid work and £1,550 costs after pleading guilty to possessing and selling illegal tobacco at an Ilkeston store.
13/10/2018: The Stop HS2 campaign has dismissed the route proposed for Phase 2b of HS2 is the “most destructive and cheapest option”, stating that the proposed scheme would displace more jobs than it creates, knock down over 1,000 homes and businesses, and go through 12 miles of flood risk areas and 12 SSSIs and 9 ancient woodlands, which has prompted the Woodland Trust to respond by saying “This is far worse than we were expecting”.
13/10/2018: Following the release of HS2b Working draft environmental statement, Stop HS2 Erewash is calling for an urgent government review of HS2 phase B in the East Midlands in light of suggested spiralling costs and greater impacts than were first proposed.