Economic Development is a key priority for Erewash Borough Council as a strong local economy is vital to the overall success and wellbeing of the Borough.

Through its Economic Development service Erewash Borough Council is committed to ensuring that the Borough's businesses and workforce have the skills and support necessary to take full advantage of future opportunities.

Services Provided

All households in Erewash now receive a fortnightly collection service which consists of black bins for waste which cannot be recycled, brown bins for garden waste and green recycling bags or blue bins for recyclable material.

Black bins, brown bins and green recycling bags are all provided free of charge.

The black bin is emptied on alternate weeks to the green bags / blue bins and brown bins which are collected on the same day but by separate vehicles.

Please check our Facebook page or Twitter account for more information.

Officers of the Food Health and Safety Team routinely visit premises to undertake food safety and/ or health and safety inspections.

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Erewash Borough Council provides a range of specialist services relating to the built environment. Follow the links on the left and articles below to find out more about what we do.

An important focus of the planning system is the need to ensure that policies are based on clear and up to date evidence and that this is monitored regularly. Please click on the links below to view the evidence produced under each of the eight sections:

Licences for road closures and temporary traffic signals

You can apply for a road closure and/or temporary traffic signal licence by contacting Derbyshire County Council

Data Protection, Freedom of Information (FoI) and Environmental Information Regulations (EIR)

The Ministry of Justice are responsible in government for upholding justice, rights and democracy.
Their objectives are to:

  • provide effective and accessible justice for all
  • ensure people's rights and responsibilities
  • enhance democratic freedoms by modernising the law and the constitution.

The departments specific responsibilities in relation to people’s rights include:

  • the law and policy on human rights
  • information rights - including freedom of information and data protection
  • gender recognition.

The Information Commissioner

The Information Commissioner is an independent official appointed by the Crown to oversee the Data Protection Act 1998, the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

The Information Commissioner has a duty to Promote public access to official information and protecting your personal information and provides extensive guidance on how people can exercise their rights.

Election Results

Results for all the latest elections can be found within this section of the website, as and when they are published. Alternatively for archived results please contact us via telephone on: 0115 907 1190.

Borough Elections

The borough has a geographical area of 42.2 square miles (or 26,955 acres) and has a total electorate of 84,819 living in 50,288 households. The main towns are Ilkeston, with an electorate of 28,434, and Long Eaton, with an electorate of 28,176.

The remaining smaller urban and rural areas have a total electorate of 28,209. These areas are Breadsall, Morley, Breaston, Dale Abbey, Risley, Hopwell, Stanton-by-Dale, Draycott, Little Eaton, Ockbrook and Borrowash, Sandiacre, Stanley, Stanley Common and West Hallam.

Disability Confident logoEquality is about making sure people are treated fairly. Equality is not about treating everyone in the same way, but it recognises that their needs are met in different ways.

Equality focuses on those areas covered by law, namely the key areas of age, gender, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation.

  • We aim to be recognised as a leader of diversity and equality in our work and as an example of good practice in employment.
  • Develop a diverse and inclusive workforce at all levels of the Council.
  • Develop services that meet the diverse needs of our customers and potential customers.
  • Commission services that meet our equality commitments.


    Meet our legal obligations.


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Erewash Borough Council

Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5RP
0115 907 2244
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