Erewash News

17/05/2019: Business and council leaders have hailed the impact of a pioneering programme which has enabled 1,300 businesses across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to embrace digital technology.
17/05/2019: The Government has published its response to a consultation on the future of probation services in England and Wales.  Under new arrangements, responsibility for the supervision of offenders on probation will return to the public sector, reversing a decision in 2014 to part-privatise the service.
17/05/2019: The Minister of State for School Standards, The Rt. Hon. Nick Gibb MP, has praised pupils and staff at Cotmanhay Junior School whilst on an official visit to the school.
17/05/2019: Young people in Erewash have been giving their ideas on what they would like to see as part of Britain’s new railway, High Speed 2 (HS2).
17/05/2019: Providing value for money, keeping council tax as low as possible and championing Derbyshire on the world stage are three major priorities outlined by Derbyshire County Council at its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 15 May 2019.
17/05/2019: Students at Friesland School are taking part in specialised ‘Get Fit for Exams’ sessions which have been organised by Erewash School Sport Partnership.
17/05/2019: Half of British dog owners (51%) refuse to go on holiday without their pets according to new research, and, a further 32% insist their dog is as much part of the family as their children.
16/05/2019: Officers from the Long Eaton Safer Neighbourhood Team have released an image of a man they would like to speak to about a theft of a bike.
16/05/2019: Each year, 6,000 more people with dementia are predicted to be living by themselves in towns and cities across the UK, according to leading dementia charity Alzheimer’s Society.  The figures were released to mark the launch of the charity’s #AskUsAnything campaign, which runs throughout Dementia Action Week (20-26 May).  The campaign aims to end the awkwardness and create a more inclusive society for people affected by dementia.
16/05/2019: Public Health England (PHE) East Midlands is working with Local Authorities and NHS partners as part of National Smile Month (13 May – 13 June) to ensure that all those in need of NHS dental care can access it even if they are not receiving benefits and on a low income by applying for the NHS Low Income Scheme.