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Jilly Crofts with her crocheted soldier
03/11/2023: A poignant life-size statue of a World War One soldier is standing proudly in an Erewash churchyard – after being made entirely from crocheting.
03/11/2023: Police officers investigating a serious collision in Breadsall are appealing for witnesses and information.
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
02/11/2023: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber has commented following the Bank of England’s recent decision to leave the base rate unchanged at 5.25%. 
02/11/2023: Erewash residents are being urged by the borough council to take part in a public consultation about the local household waste recycling centre as a reduction in opening hours looms.
Maggie Throup MP
02/11/2023: Maggie Throup, Member of Parliament for Erewash is delighted with the news that the Government has decided not to ratify proposals to close railway ticket offices, including the one at Long Eaton Station.
02/11/2023: A bumper hawthorn berry crop this autumn – the biggest since records began 20 years ago – is bringing a big boost for wildlife.
Borough Council Leader James Dawson and the Mayor Councillor Frank Phillips
01/11/2023: Erewash Borough Council leader James Dawson has made light work of climbing up a lamppost to attach a poppy – as the Mayor, Councillor Frank Phillips, steadied his stepladder.
01/11/2023: New research has found that just 57% of people in East Midlands do not have a will. A poll commissioned by charity will-writing campaign Will Aid, found that nationally 59% of the population do not have paperwork protecting their loved ones in the event of their death.
The Deputy Mayor dons her own Halloween clobber to meet local children
01/11/2023: The Deputy Mayor of Erewash has embraced the Halloween spirit to stand outside Ilkeston Town Hall dishing out sweets to thrilled youngsters.
31/10/2023: A leading mental health organisation in Derbyshire is calling for greater awareness of the link between severe mental health struggles and the cost-of-living – ahead of the predicted energy price increases this winter.