A helicopter from the 814 Naval Air Squadron (NAS)
Erewash Borough Council has accepted an invitation for the borough to be affiliated with 814 Naval Air Squadron (NAS) as part of its continued commitment to support the armed forces community. Based at the Royal Navy Air Station at Culrose in Cornwall, 814 NAS is a front-line anti-submarine squadron operating Merlin Mk2 helicopters from frigates, destroyers and from the new aircraft carriers. The squadron – known as the ‘Flying Tigers’ – primarily protects the naval fleet from surface and underwater threats but also supports maritime security operations and helps in search-and-rescue missions. At a meeting of Full Council last night (10th), members agreed to accept the affiliation invitation received last month from the First Sea Lord...

Melanie Mallinson from CAB and Councillor Wayne Major
A go-ahead partnership between Erewash Borough Council and Citizens Advice has been further strengthened to help people who are struggling to pay their council tax. The council and representatives from Citizens Advice Derbyshire Districts have...

Picture shows the dumped waste which was later set on fire
An Ilkeston woman has been made to pay more than £800 for twice dumping waste in the borough. Tracey Riley, 45, from Little Hallam Lane, pleaded guilty to two charges under section 33 of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 at Southern Derbyshire...

Two doves, part of the Doves of Peace project
A unique interactive art installation will start to take shape in the gardens at Erewash Museum this weekend as part of a Doves of Peace remembrance project – and residents are urged to get involved. The Doves, made entirely from recycled plastic...

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