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16/04/2024: Derbyshire County Council made offers of infant, primary and junior school places to approximately 10,300 children on Tuesday 16th April.   
The Reverend Welby, Cllr Dawson and Cllr Everett
15/04/2024: A visit to Erewash by the Archbishop of Canterbury saw the Church of England head surprise passers-by as he prayed with them on Ilkeston Market Place.
Paul Brookhouse (Pic credit Nielsen McAllister.)
15/04/2024: An event to address Derby’s rising child poverty takes place in the city later this month.
15/04/2024: The East Midlands Chamber has called for the Government to reconsider the “common usage charge” on food imports.  The fee, capped at £145 for a mixed consignment is introduced on 30th April and will be applied to some animal and plant products arriving from the EU via Dover or Folkestone.
Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby - Credit 'Jaqui J Sze'
13/04/2024: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has visited Ilkeston as part of a tour of the county and Derby City to lead a day of prayers, lending his support to churches and community groups across the Diocese.
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
12/04/2024: Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has grown for the second month in a row, up 0.1% in February, according to new estimated figures published recently by the Office for National Statistics.
Credit: Northern - person getting on train
12/04/2024: Passengers travelling by train from Ilkeston Railway Station may have the chance to enjoy some classical music on later legs of their journey.
11/04/2024: Derbyshire County Council is set to receive over five million pounds in funding over the next five years to help reduce smoking rates across the county.
Department for Transport
11/04/2024: Young people could soon find more careers in transport, following Government proposals to lower the minimum age requirements for bus and coach drivers and speed up training for bus, coach and lorry drivers.
Allison Wainwright, Treetops Super Draw Winner 2024
11/04/2024: Leading end-of-life care charity, Treetops Hospice, has raised over £13,000 from its annual Lottery Super Draw. Proceeds go towards providing nursing care and emotional support for adults and their families.