Erewash News

05/04/2017: The Ilkeston branch of national supermarket chain Tesco is to cease 24hr hour shopping – one of eight ‘Extra’ stores across the UK.
11/03/2017: The 'Men's Shed' initiative runs from 10:30am to 12:30pm fortnightly at the Ilkeston office of Derventio Housing, The Orchard Works, 1 Grenville Road, Ilkeston. DE7 8HT.
19/01/2017: In a debate in Parliament, local MP Maggie Throup has backed the move for community radio stations to be part of the DAB network.  Currently inhibited by astronomical costs, community radio stations such as Erewash Sound are too often restricted in their coverage.
03/12/2016: The Larklands and Gallows Safer Neighbourhood Team in Ilkeston welcomed a new face to its ranks as of 29th November 2016
15/10/2016: Derby-based organisation Derventio Housing Trust is part of a new programme to help people with multiple and complex needs towards and into work.
01/10/2016: The University of Leicester is looking for residents of Long Eaton and the surrounding area who remember the 1962/63 local campaign of opposition against plans to construct the coal fired power station at Ratcliffe on Soar.
30/09/2016: The Colin Bloomfield sun shade and sun meter at West Park in Long Eaton was officially unveiled by Colin’s mum, Alison during a celebration ceremony on Friday 23 September at 10am.
30/09/2016: A handy-sized new map showing walking and cycle routes around Ilkeston is now available thanks to an Erewash Borough Council project to showcase the town’s sustainable transport network.
28/09/2016: Who was Stanley Hawley? What was remarkable about Kirk Hallam Infants School? Where was Igo’s Lodging House?  How did Club Row come to be built? And why did Dr Buchanan complain that he had never smelled anything as bad as the privies and ash-pits of Ilkeston?
28/09/2016: Erewash MP Maggie Throup has called a meeting with Labour-led Derbyshire County Council to demand that they take action to alleviate congestion on local roads across her constituency.