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  • Paying our respects to the people of Manchester

    My thoughts are with the the family and friends of the victims of the Manchester terror attack last night, as are those of everyone at Erewash Borough Council.   As a mark of respect the flags at both Long Eaton and Ilkeston Town Halls have been lowered to half mast.

  • New Mayor of Erewash

    The new Mayor of Erewash is Councillor Mary Hopkinson, who was formally elected to the role during Erewash Borough Council’s annual meeting last night (18 May). Councillor Hopkinson, who has represented the Little Hallam Ward on the Borough Council since 2011, will serve residents as the First Citizen of the Borough for the civic year…

  • New Leadership at EBC

    Erewash Borough Council has its first female Leader following the appointment of Councillor Carol Hart to the position, a move which was approved at the Annual Meeting of the council last night. (Thursday 18 May). Councillor Hart takes over the reins after the previous Leader, Councillor Chris Corbett, stepped down after 10 years and has…

  • Cllr Harris writes for Parliament Street

    In response to the fantastic and overwhelming feedback to my previous article on bullying and mental health; I have written a follow up article: Aspire to beat the haters.

  • Cllr Harris writes for Parliament Street

    In my March Article for Parliament Street I discuss my battle with school bullies and call for parents to be held to account. Time to make bullying an offence.

  • Cllr Harris to take part in Canaan Trust Sleep Out

    Cllr Harris has announced that he will be taking part in the Canaan Trust ‘Sleep Out’ in Long Eaton, this year. The annual Sleep Out event is the Trust’s biggest fund raiser and also raises awareness of Homelessness in our Borough. This year, the Sleep out will take place on Friday 21st April. Cllr Harris…

  • Cllr Harris writes for United Politics

    Cllr Harris has written his second article for United Politics. In this latest article Cllr Harris asks what European Nationals living in Britain really think about Brexit. What do EU Nationals really think about Brexit?

  • Cllr Harris writes for United Politics

    In addition to my writing commitment to Parliament Street, I have written my first article for United Politics. The Real Party of the Working Class

  • Cllr Harris writes for Parliament Street

    My latest article for Parliament Street calls on society to challenge perceptions of Disabled People. Challenging Perceptions

  • Junction 23A – 25 Smart Mortorway Upgrade Works

    The works to upgrade the M1 from Junction 23A – Junction 25 to a Smart Motorway will begin in February 2017. This will begin with work to remove trees; shrubbery and vegetation from the side of the carriageway to enable works to facilitate the the new infrastructure on Monday 20th February. Please be assured that there…