Erewash News

31/08/2016: Six new brown tourist signs have been put up around Long Eaton showing the way to the town’s Green Flag-winning West Park, the largest park in Erewash.
31/08/2016: A survey to help find out what households in Derby and Derbyshire throw away is being launched to highlight what local councils can do to improve recycling services.
27/08/2016: A local sight loss charity is seeking volunteers to be a friendly and reassuring point of contact in hospital eye clinics in the county.
30/07/2016: A small number of historic cast iron street name signs have been restored by Erewash Borough Council and re-fixed onto buildings in the borough.
15/06/2016: Plans to restore and reopen Bennerley Viaduct have received another major boost thanks to a pledge by the Railway Heritage Trust to award £75,000 to the Bennerley Viaduct Project.
06/06/2016: A UV sun meter and shade structure is to be installed at West Park in Long Eaton over the summer thanks to a £20,000 donation from the Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal.
16/05/2016: Erewash Sound is pleased to support Ilkeston Hockey Club. 2015 was a difficult year for the club which nearly closed due to a lack of players. 'Back To Hockey' was an intiative run during that difficult year which led to enough players being attracted to the club to create a full team to turn out each week and play in the Derbyshire Hockey League.
16/05/2016: Derby College's Broomfield Hall has secured a £4,000 grant to further improve the campus grounds and boost its appeal as a visitor attraction.
10/05/2016: Two new organisations dedicated to raising awareness and supporting people with dementia are being launched as part of Derbyshire County Council's ongoing commitment to supporting people with the condition.
09/05/2016: A summer-long exhibition at Erewash Museum will showcase the heritage of Bennerley Viaduct - the impressive Grade II listed structure that is an Erewash Valley landmark.