Local News

Jessica Lee MP Welcomes MOD Announcement

Member of Parliament for Erewash Jessica Lee has welcomed the announcement that Derby based global power systems manufacturer Rolls-Royce has been awarded a contract worth £1.1bn to produce new reactor cores for the UK’s next generation nuclear-powered submarine fleet.The deal, which is part of plans to replace the Vanguard class submarine, will secure up to 300 jobs and fund the refurbishment of the firm's Raynesway facility in Derby.

New classroom project for Sandiacre School

Conservative led Derbyshire County Council are set to fund a £290,000 project that will see four new classrooms built at Friesland School in Sandiacre.

Swimming the channel in aid of local school

 On 30th June 2012, a group of Sawley residents will be taking part in a team sponsored swim. The group, which includes Cllr Daniel Walton and Cllr Mrs Jo Bonam are planning to swim the distance of the channel to raise money to replace the school playground equipment at Sawley Infant and Nursery school.    

Positive CPF Discussions helping to shape future policy

Monday 28th May saw the fourth Erewash Conservative Policy Forum Meeting in Ilkeston. The meeting was based on the topic of Health Care and Housing for Older People. A group of mixed ages from all corners of the Conservative Community met to discuss the topic at the Manor Health and Raquet Club in Ilkeston.ECA Deputy Chairman (Political & Campaigning), Richard Harris said: "It is great to see people engaging in CPF discussions, it is good to get the oppinion of so many different areas of the community. After all thats what make such a rounded policy."

Erewash Conservatives Launch new Twitter Feed

The Erewash Conservative Association have today taken another step in a bid to keep the electorate better informed by launching a new twitter feed. ECA Deputy Chairman (Political & Campaigning), Richard Harris said: "As Chairman of the local CF branch and Area CF Chairman, I have been on twitter for a few years now and realised its campaigning potential some time ago. Although Twitter will not be used directly for campaigning, it is a great way of getting the Conservative name out there and telling the world what Erewash Conservative Association is doing." 

Spring Luncheon a success

Erewash Association Chairman, Cllr Daniel Walton has thanked all members and supporters who attended the Association's spring Luncheon on Sunday 29th May. The event which was kindly hosted at the home of the outgoing Deputy Chairman (Membership and Fundraising), Mr Julian Rose, raised in excess of £550. Cllr Walton said: "Thank you to all who attended and made the day possible, and a huge thankyou to Mr and Mrs Rose who retire after 20 years of loyal Service to the Erewash Conservative Association and to the Conservative Party. This event was a fitting end to Julian's term in office and a good start to the new era."Mr and Mrs rose were both presented with gifts to thank them for thier loyal service.

Erewash Conservatives launch new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.