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  • Cllr Harris funds new training facilities for Cricket Club

    Councillor Richard Harris, Borough councillor for the Derby Road West Ward in Long Eaton has supported Long Eaton Cricket Club by donating £350.00 from his Members Community Grant fund. The money has funded a new artificial training surface and batting net for the club. Erewash Borough Councillors each get £500 per year to support community…

  • Changes to Trent Barton Services in Kirk Hallam

    Although it’s not in my ward and it’s not Long Eaton or Sandiacre related, I have had a number of enquiries relating to the Number 23 bus in Kirk Hallam. As this is in the County division that I stood for in 2013, I still receive  many enquiries stemming from that area. The following statement…

  • New Conservative Association Office

    The eagle eyed amongst you will notice the new address in the imprint of my website. As of this weekend the Erewash Conservative Association will be officially moving into our new premises. The new address is: Erewash Conservative Association 2 Huss`s Lane Off Main Street Long Eaton Nottingham NG10 1GS

  • Going Swimmingly!

    Fabulously fun family pool parties have again been lined up at two Erewash leisure centres to provide some splashtastic summertime fun for the school holidays. Erewash Borough Council’s popular pool parties are held at its swimming pools at Victoria Park Leisure Centre in Ilkeston and West Park Leisure Centre in Long Eaton. Music, an inflatable…

  • Erewash celebrates another hat-trick

    Erewash Borough Council has again retained its Green Flag awards at three popular leisure sites in the borough, it has been confirmed today. (Wednesday 19 July) The good news means Long Eaton’s flagship West Park and Straw’s Bridge Local Nature Reserve at West Hallam have secured the prestigious award for the third time while Victoria…

  • UPDATE: Travellers on Bostocks Lane

    I, along with Erewash Borough Council would like to just provide a brief update on the situation regarding the unauthorised travellers encampment on Bostocks Lane in Long Eaton. The travellers have now left the site and have moved on. It is out understanding that they have moved to Toton. Our colleagues at Broxtowe Borough Council…

  • Travellers on Bostocks Lane

    Erewash Borough Council are aware of the travellers on Bostocks Lane in Long Eaton. Do You Know the Process of Evicting the travellers? When an unauthorised gypsy and traveller encampment park their vehicles on a piece of land belonging to the council, the council will take court action to recover possession of the land. When…

  • Cllr Writes for United Politics

    Cllr Harris’s latest article for United Politics asks: ‘Did young voters decide the General Election in 2017?’ Did young voters decide the General Election in 2017?

  • Cllr Harris writes for Parliament Street

    Cllr Harris’ latest article for Parliament Street takes the form of an encouraging letter to himself, a decade ago. A Letter to a nineteen year old me.

  • Where there’s Brass

    Erewash Borough Council’s ever-popular Bold as Brass programme of free concerts gets underway this weekend, with music lovers promised top quality performances throughout the summer. The annual brass concert season is always a big hit with local residents and visitors to Erewash alike – and the 2017 line-up once again sees performances organised at venues…