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07/05/2024: Children in Erewash are to get a thrilling new state-of-the-art £400,000 play area – thanks to residents telling the council what it should look like.
07/05/2024: A consultation has opened into a proposal for Derbyshire County Council to start charging parents a contribution towards the cost of looking after their children.
04/05/2024: The founder of an Erewash based charity is to embark on a marathon swimming initiative to raise funds.
Nicolle Ndiweni PCC
03/05/2024: The role of Police and Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire is almost over for Angelique Foster who has held the role since taking over from Labour's Hardyal Dhindsa in May 2021.
Claire Ward - the new East Midlands Mayor (Derbys/Notts) (credit: EBC)
03/05/2024: The leader of Erewash Borough Council has said that a so-called 'looming dilemma' as to where the newly elected East Midlands 'super Mayor' should be based can be solved in an instant.
Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber - Scott Knowles
03/05/2024: The Chief Executive of the East Midlands Chamber has reacted warmly to the appointment of Claire Ward as the first Mayor of the new East Midlands Combined County Authority.
03/05/2024: A new campaign by Erewash Borough Council aims to benefit people’s health and wellbeing, improve biodiversity in the borough, and reduce the authority’s carbon footprint across its 100-plus parks and open spaces.
03/05/2024: A 12-year-old Sea Cadet wrote to King Charles in a drive to do everything possible on his mission to save the planet, but eco-conscious Cadet Logan Smith did not expect a reply, so he was stunned when a letter from the King’s Secretary was presented to him at Long Eaton Sea Cadets
02/05/2024: An ex-soldier who was left wheelchair bound in his 20s has been found a specially-adapted home after a hunt across Erewash – sparking a plea for him to get a warm welcome from big-hearted residents in a town where he is a stranger.
02/05/2024: A group of people will be setting off from Ilkeston to walk to Leicester over the early May Bank Holiday weekend, covering a distance of 30+ miles to raise money to fund a sensory garden and to raise awareness for Men's Mental Health.