Erewash News

01/08/2018: To coincide with World Breastfeeding Week, the 24/7 Breastfeeding Friend from Public Health England’s programme Start4Life will be available on Google Assistant to provide helpful advice for parents in the East Midlands during the first few weeks of breastfeeding.  Many mothers can find breastfeeding challenging and often this may cause them to give up.  Currently breastfeeding rates in England rank amongst the lowest in the world.
31/07/2018: A trio of trentbarton engineers has won the top prize in a national bus industry skills challenge, with one of the team also winning an individual prize.
28/07/2018: The leader of Derbyshire County Council has demanded urgent talks with a Derbyshire health chief after learning of NHS plans to cut funding to local voluntary sector organisations.
28/07/2018: Hardyal Dhindsa, Derbyshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, has described the Government’s latest plans for probation as nothing more than ‘Smoke and Mirrors’.
28/07/2018: The Derbyshire Police cyber-crime team has received several reports of scam emails, each of them including threats of violence unless a ransom is paid in Bitcoin.
28/07/2018: Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS) is appealing to members of the public to take extra care as the prolonged period of hot, dry weather continues and the Service witnesses an increase in calls to fires in the open.
28/07/2018: Children across Derbyshire including a number in Erewash are to benefit from a major schools improvement and building programme backed by county councillors.
27/07/2018: Twenty volunteers from across the UK have joined members of Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust to complete the restoration of a key part of the former Derby Canal.
27/07/2018: The report covering the 2018 National Rural Crime Survey, published by the National Rural Crime Network on 23 July 2018 has been welcomed by Derbyshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Hardyal Dhindsa.
27/07/2018: Total reported crime in Derbyshire rose by three per cent during the year to March 2018; significantly lower than the national and regional picture.

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