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Speaking during Volunteers’ Week 2013, Jessica Lee MP said: “Here in Erewash, volunteering is at the very heart of our community. I often get to see at firsthand, the hard work and determination of volunteers who are striving to make our local area a better place to live and work.

Have YOUR Say on how many Councillors Erewash should have

Erewash Borough Council is to undergo a Local Government Boundary Review to assess how many councillors should represent the residents of the Borough. The review will also look at how the ward boundaries will look.You are invited to take part in the LGBCE consultation online or in writing to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.

Thank you to all our Supporters and Voters

Erewash Conservative Association would like to thank everybody who supported the Conservative cause during the County Council elections. The results overall across Derbyshire were disappointing but we could not have asked for anymore from our loyal helpers and the faithful Conservative Voters across the Borough of Erewash.

Erewash Borough Council welcomes incoming Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Members of Erewash Borough Council last night elected Cllr Mrs Val Clare as Mayor and first citizen of the Borough for the ensuing civic year. The ceremony at Long Eaton Town Hall also saw Cllr Kewal Athwal elected as Deputy Mayor for the ensuing civic year.

Conservatives claim victory in Sawley

Conservative candidate Daniel Walton claimed victory in the Sawley division of Derbyshire County Council in the 2013 County Council Elections. Daniel is also a sitting Borough Councillor in the Sawley area of Erewash and won the election with a majority of around 200 votes. Daniel’s victory means that the Conservative Party take the seat away from the Labour Party who won the by-election in 2011 arising from a casual vacancy following the death of Bill Camm. 

Derbyshire Day

A group of Derbyshire MP’s, including Erewash MP Jessica Lee, have today welcomed representatives from the region’s food and drinks sector to Parliament, to take part in Derbyshire Day 2013.

Ilkeston Station Gets Green Light

The Department for Transport has today announced that Ilkeston Train Station is one of three stations most likely to be built using the government’s New Station Fund. 

0% Council Tax Increase for 4th Year

Conservative leader of the Borough Council Chris Corbett was delighted to announce that the Borough Council Tax bills would be unchanged for a fourth consecutive year.