Erewash News

Rural Action Derbyshire
02/07/2021: Thanks to funding from Foundation Derbyshire, some free consultancy sessions (worth £180) are available for committees that run village and community halls in Erewash and the wider county.  There are over 250 halls in Derbyshire providing activities and facilities in their community, but many have been struggling during the pandemic.
Erewash Volunteer Centre
02/07/2021: Since the start of January 2021, Erewash Voluntary Action has had a dedicated number of volunteers helping at local vaccine clinics.
28/06/2021: An Erewash-based bakery has won an award which celebrates the best family businesses across the UK.
Phil Healy and Harry aboard a Northern train carriage
25/06/2021: To celebrate Take Your Dog to Work Day, Northern Rail, which runs services through Ilkeston Railway Station, is putting the spotlight on four-legged friends who spend their days at work helping to keep the rail network safe.
25/06/2021: A programme to support the training and development of employees at local small and medium sized businesses has been launched, thanks to funding from the European Social Fund.
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
25/06/2021: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber, which represents the interests of business in the three counties, has responded to the Government update to the 'green list' for international travel.
Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
24/06/2021: Derbyshire Wildlife Trust fears the Government is not focusing enough on existing protected areas following a recent announcement about improving the management of National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs).
24/06/2021: Regeneration projects in Ilkeston are under consideration as Erewash Borough Council confirms it will bid for up to £20m as part of the government’s Levelling Up Fund.
24/06/2021: Mental health experts, Insight IAPT, have joined together with health organisations in Derbyshire to host an event to improve awareness and provide support to those recently diagnosed with diabetes in the area. 
James Wingett and Liam Hobbs
24/06/2021: An award-winning Long Eaton company has recruited a local young person under the Government’s Kickstart scheme.