Archive for Month: October 2016

  • A model attraction!

    It will be all the fun of the fair when the Long Eaton Fairground Model Show offers residents a chance to see everything in miniature on Saturday 19 November between 10am and 4.30pm. The one-day family-friendly show at Long Eaton Town Hall runs alongside the last day of the town’s Chestnut Fair and is expected…

  • Best of British will sparkle!

    This year’s Erewash Bonfire and Fireworks extravaganza will be held on Saturday 5 November and promises to be as spectacular as ever with a stunning ‘Best of British’ themed display set to some rocking music. Organised by Erewash Borough Council, the annual celebration is held at West Park in Long Eaton and is one of…

  • ‘Witch’ way to the Museum?

    Broomsticks, witches and all things spooky will be on the agenda for some half term Halloween fun at Erewash Museum this month. Free spooky-themed crafts and activities around the museum are on offer from Monday 24 to Thursday 27 October between 11am and 3pm. The school holiday week will end with a fun-filled Halloween party…

  • Community Grant Deadline

    Community and voluntary groups in Erewash are being urged to apply for grants of up to £2,000 to help them with their work. There are just under four weeks left to the latest deadline to apply to Erewash Borough Council’s Small Grants scheme, with applications to be submitted by 5.30pm on Monday 14 November. The…

  • Peter Pan comes to West Park

    Erewash Borough Council will host the all-time favourite Peter Pan panto at Long Eaton’s West Park Leisure Centre this December – a magical family treat in the lead up to Christmas. Tickets are now on sale for two performances that will be held at 2pm and 4pm on Saturday 17 December courtesy of touring theatre…

  • Public exhibitions for M1 smart motorway upgrade in East Midlands

    Find out more about plans to upgrade the M1 between junction 23a (Castle Donington) and junction 25 (Derby/Nottingham) to a smart motorway at two public exhibitions being held later this week. Highways England is proposing to improve the M1 between junction 23a and junction 25 by upgrading it to a smart motorway. The project will…

  • Second Time A Winner

    The prestigious Green Flag will once again be raised at Long Eaton’s West Park, the second consecutive year the park has achieved the top honour – meaning it remains one of the best in the country. The Deputy Mayor of Erewash, Councillor Mrs Mary Hopkinson officially raised the Green Flag near the park entrance, off…

  • The future of Erewash

    It was my great pleasure and privilege to welcome a group of Year 2 children from Parklands Infant and Nursery School to the Long Eaton Town Hall on Monday 10th October. It is one of the greatest privileges of being a ward councillor, to be able to welcome and accompany local community and school groups…

  • No place in Politics

    What we see in Strasbourg today proves one thing and one thing only. UKIP ARE NOT READY FOR POWER! If they are physically fighting between themselves, they simply lack the maturity needed to govern the country and they lack the maturity to govern in our town halls up and down the country. I commented in…

  • A country that works for Everyone

    This conference was all about Theresa May and it was all about Brexit. The opening day was dedicated to Brexit and in a change to the norm, the Prime Minister addressed conference at both ends of the proceedings. There was a certain air about Theresa May. There was an air of optimism, confidence, certainty. It…

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