Upcoming Local Events in Erewash

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News of upcoming local events and activities around the Erewash Area. To include details of your own event on this page, as well as on air, please email all the details to guide@erewashsound.com. (Service available FREE to all local non-profit organisations only).

Tue, 06/06/2023
Community Networks in Erewash are run in Cotmanhay, the Petersham area of Long Eaton, plus in Sawley, Sandiacre and Kirk Hallam. The networks hold regular meetings for groups, organisations and residents, and aim to improve health and wellbeing by welcoming new members interested in: Activities include those regarding running or starting a community group, sharing ideas for community activities, finding out about those community activities and offering support to their community. If you want to know more or become involved contact: Erewash Voluntary Action, Granville Avenue, Long Eaton for the attention of Becky Daykin (Connect Erewash Development Worker).  You can send e-mail to becky @ erewashcvs.org.uk Becky can also tell you more about Connect Erewash which is a project working to reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness for all ages.
- St. Mary's Church, Long Eaton
The New Youth Café runs at St. Mary's Church in Long Eaton every Tuesday evening from 6:45pm to 8:00pm for 10 to 14 year olds and all are welcome.  Drop in, bring your friends or meet new ones.  Join them for luxury hot chocolate, toast, games, crafts and other fun activities.
The Friends of Straw's Bridge are looking for new recruits to join the group. The Friends are a group of volunteers who take an interest in promoting, developing and improving the Erewash Borough Council owned nature reserve for visitors and wildlife. Regular meetings are held and members organise activities and events at Straw's Bridge throughout the year. If you would like to become a 'Friend or find out more about the site you can contact the group via facebook.com/strawsbridge.  Straw's Bridge is on High Lane, West Hallam. It has a free car park for visitors and access to the Nutbrook Trail for walkers and cyclists.
The West Hallam Bridge club is looking for new members.
A regular series of walks is held across different parts of Erewash and you are welcome to go along for some light exercise and to see various parts of the borough.
FIBRO ACTIVE is a positive & inclusive group for people with Fibromyalgia, CFS/ME & Long Covid. They meet every Tuesday between 11:00am and 1:00pm in the Petersham Community Hall, Long Eaton.  They also run Tai Chi and Qigong classes which are open to the community. For more information, visit: fibroactive.co.uk.
- Long Eaton Market Place
Management of a Long Eaton charity shop have issued an appeal for more donations and volunteers aged 18 and over, to help keep it going.
- St.Andrews Church, Stanley
A 'Pop Up' cafe is held at St.Andrews Church in Stanley every Wednesday afternoon from 2:00pm to 4:00pm offering the chance to enjoy a cuppa and a chat.   Volunteers work hard to provide the opportunity but could always do with extra pairs of hands', so if you can spare an hour or two on a Wednesday afternoon, even if only occasionally, you would be most welcome.  If you can help then please contact Ivan on 0115 9322184.
- St. Michael's Church, Main Street, Breaston DE72 3DX.
The Renew Wellbeing Cafe in Breaston is a quiet shared space in which it is OK NOT to be OK. 
- St. Andrews Church, Wilmot Street, Ilkeston
The Ilkeston Guides meet every Tuesday from 7pm at St. Andrews Church on Wilmot Street in the town. For more information, send e-mail to 6thilkestonguides @ gmail.com