Erewash News

07/09/2019: On Thursday 5 September 2019, Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service held its annual awards ceremony at the Proact Stadium, Chesterfield, honouring individuals who have completed 20, 30 and 40 years’ good conduct and long service, including a number of borough based fire officers.
06/09/2019: Two women have each ended up £377.50 out of pocket for failing to pay Fixed Penalty Notices issued for dropping cigarette ends in the street.
06/09/2019: Derbyshire County Council is supporting a project designed to encourage school pupils to learn about where their food comes from, how to cook it and how to develop healthy eating habits.
L-R: Outgoing Chief, Terry McDermott with incoming Chief Gavin Tomlinson
06/09/2019: Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service has said goodbye to retiring Chief Fire Officer/Chief Executive Terry McDermott.
05/09/2019: Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash, has welcomed the Spending Round which ensures that all government departments have the funding they need to deliver on the public’s priorities.
05/09/2019: Public Health England (PHE) East Midlands is urging freshers and returning university students to check they’re up to date with student vaccines before the start of the university term.  This follows an increase in mumps cases driven by outbreaks at universities across the country earlier this year.
05/09/2019: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber has responded in the wake of the announcement from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps that final completion of the northern section of the high-speed rail network would likely be delayed from 2033 to 2035 at the earliest.
Warmer Derby & Derbyshire
05/09/2019: Householders in Derby and Derbyshire with a broken or faulty boiler are being urged to contact a free helpline, run a by a local charity in partnership with local authorities in the area, to see if they are eligible for financial help with a new boiler.
The response car pictured at Long Eaton Fire Station
05/09/2019: A group of 20 volunteers have just taken delivery of a new vehicle to help with their work.
04/09/2019: The HS2 Oakervee Review is now underway and aims to make an “informed decision” on the controversial rail project.