Erewash News

Tom Griffin
26/08/2020: Tom Griffin, national leader of Rotary Great Britain and Ireland has taken part in a video conference with regional Rotary Governor Dr Jill Bethel MBE and 58 Rotarians from 24 Rotary groups across South Yorkshire and the East Midlands asking them to bring in a diverse generation of Rotarians.
26/08/2020: Schools across Derbyshire are preparing to reopen their doors next month to all pupils.
Department for Transport
24/08/2020: Vital rail and road upgrades that will create jobs, increase connectivity, and boost the economy will be delivered more quickly, thanks to the launch of a new Acceleration Unit announced by the Transport Secretary Grant Shapps recently.
20/08/2020: Friesland School is once again celebrating excellent results from students.  Headteacher Peter Monk summed up what he described as "an unprecedented year of incredible challenge for our students" adding that staff remained incredibly proud of everything they had achieved across a five year period at the site in Sandiacre. 
PCC Hardyal Dhindsa and Liam Parker
20/08/2020: A youth mentorship programme helping to train young people in trades such as horticulture and joinery to prevent them turning to crime has received a special visit from Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa.
20/08/2020: The cancellation of landmark events in Erewash which attract thousands of people – including the historic Ilkeston Charter Fair – is expected to be confirmed at an Extraordinary meeting of Erewash Borough Council next week.
20/08/2020: Erewash Borough Council is considering cancelling a number of large events, including the 768th Ilkeston Charter Fair, because of the coronavirus pandemic.  
20/08/2020: Figures showing the recorded prevalence of 21 conditions1, including asthma, hypertension, dementia, diabetes, and depression have been published by NHS Digital.
19/08/2020: A local breakdown of unclaimed Pension Credit highlights where more than 589,000 pensioners are missing out on free TV licence, according to data analysed by national poverty charity, Turn2us.
19/08/2020: Long Eaton residents are being reminded that they still have time to get involved and share their views on the shaping of an investment plan for the town – an important step in the bid for substantial government funding.