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Action4Cotmanhay Community Cup game report

Cotmanhay and Granby junior schools met in the annual Action4Cotmanhay Community Cup game at the Pavilion playing fields tonight. A big crowd, including many parents. watched a much closer game than usual. Granby ran out…


Something to look forward to

Former Ilkeston schoolteacher/headmaster and dialect expert Jim Sumner has written a story for the upcoming newspaper: ‘Asta ever ‘ad thi fingers in a mersetrap?‘ It begins: Fost class ar took on me own warat Granby…


Grants continue to boost Erewash groups

Nearly 40 local voluntary and community groups have won a share of just over £31,000 thanks to Erewash Borough Council’s latest round of cash support through its Small Grants Scheme. The council’s grant scheme gives…


Ilkeston FC sign Brazilian Goalkeeper

Ilkeston have signed Brazilian goalkeeper Evandro Rachoni de Lima. He has worked with Ilkeston boss Gavin Strachan in the past. Besides playing for four Brazilian teams, De Lima has had experience with Peterborough Utd and Crawley…


Free Dog Health Checks

Erewash Borough Council has again joined forces with the PDSA animal charity to continue the community campaign to promote responsible dog ownership and animal welfare. Erewash dog owners can take their four-legged friends for a…


Free one-hour parking extended

Erewash Borough Council’s free one-hour parking scheme in town centre car parks will be extended until October while a full review of its impact on high street regeneration is carried out. Councillors agreed on Thursday…