Music, dance and a heart-warming lantern procession are among the highlights when the Year of the Dog is celebrated in colourful style during Chinese New Year festivities on Saturday 17 February.Drop-in family lantern making workshops will be running at Erewash Museum between 12.30pm and 5pm where, for £1.50 per person, people can make their own lanterns to take along to the early evening parade.The Year of the Dog celebrations will begin at 5.30pm when the lantern procession will set off from the museum to the nearby Ilkeston Market Place. The parade will also feature a special processional dog lantern made by local artist Ann Levett and adults with learning disabilities from the Outlook Day Centre in Long Eaton.A one-hour New...

Residents caught dropping litter will face an increased fine from 1 April due to new government legislation.New regulations come into force nationally next month which mean that the ‘lesser penalty’ – i.e. early repayment fee – cannot be less...

A recommendation that Erewash Borough Council raises its share of council tax for 2018/19 by 2.99% is expected to be sent to the council’s budget setting meeting on Thursday 1 March.Councillors at a meeting of Council Executive on Tuesday (20...

A recommendation that Erewash Borough Council takes the next step and invites expressions of interest to run its leisure services is expected to go to the next full council meeting.A report going to Council Executive next week outlines the...

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