Erewash News

Derbyshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Clean Growth and Regeneration Councillor Tony King (left) helping to plant Chaucer Junior School’s Sakura cherry blossom tree with pupils Grace (left) and Charlotte (right) and the school’s Community and Gard
17/03/2021: With spring just around the corner, Derbyshire is set to blossom this year with the arrival of 100 new Sakura cherry trees including a number in Erewash.
17/03/2021: Derbyshire County Council is appealing to people to ‘Make a Difference’ by becoming a care worker supporting some of Derbyshire’s most vulnerable residents.
Joined Up Care Derbyshire
16/03/2021: 100 days ago Derbyshire began the biggest vaccination programme in the history of the NHS, and it is celebrating that important milestone.
Child on hopper.
16/03/2021: East Midlands families using their Tax-Free Childcare accounts to pay for their childcare costs are benefitting from a government top-up worth up to £500 every three months, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has announced.
Department for Transport
16/03/2021: Transport Minister Baroness Vere has announced that projects to improve bus services in rural areas of the East Midlands are set to benefit from £2.8 million. as the Government unveils the most ambitious shake-up of the bus sector in a generation.
Joined Up Care Derbyshire
15/03/2021: Derbyshire’s two largest hospitals trusts expect to return to normal levels of urgent surgical activity by the end of June, restoring crucial services which have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
15/03/2021: Some of the most rural parts of Derbyshire are waiting to find out if their application for help to speed broadband has been successful.
Anthony Saxton tackles cross-continent cycling challenge in memory of grandmother
15/03/2021: Anthony Saxton from Sandiacre, left for Canada five years ago and is cycling the distance from Toronto to Nottingham for a local charity. 
15/03/2021: Erewash residents are reminded that they must be registered by Monday 19 April to have their right to vote in the local elections on 6 May.
12/03/2021: Erewash Borough Council says it expects a sharp rise in residents trying to get in touch over the next week as more than 60,000 Council Tax and business rates letters drop through letterboxes from 15 March.