Derbyshire set to be hit hard as Rolls Royce announces 4,600 job cuts

Engineering firm Rolls Royce is to cut 4,600 jobs - with many of the roles affected expected to be at its Derbyshire base.
Brad Knight, 19, has been given a head start in the world of hairdressing after landing some of the region's top football names as his clients.

Young Ilkeston barber dreams big after landing famous football clients

“I’d like Knight&Co to become a household name, you have to dream big — but first of all we are getting this shop right and making sure every customer gets the best possible cut.”

Traders like painters and plasterers will be hit by the rise

DERBYSHIRE: Trusted Trader price hikes

Derbyshire County Council has unveiled plans to increase the price it charges painters, plasters, scaffolders and other companies to be on its Trusted Trader scheme.

Ilkeston resident Michael Millen has been successfully prosecuted by Amber Valley Borough Council for fly-tipping waste on the edge of Shipley Wood

Ilkeston man hit with £818 penalty for fly-tipping in Heanor woodland

An Ilkeston resident has been ordered to pay more than £800 in fines and court costs after being convicted for fly-tipping waste in woodland.

Stanton Ilkeston Football Club has received a �499,628 grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund to build a new pavililion in place of the shipping container it currently uses for changing rooms.

Ilkeston football club awarded £499,628 for pavilion and pitch project

A grassroots football club in Ilkeston has been awarded a £499,628 grant to build a changing room pavilion and develop two new pitches.

Paul King of the Erewash Canal Preservation & Development Association is making big plans for the group's 50th anniversary this weekend.

Erewash canal group celebrate 50th anniversary with Bank Holiday event

A group of volunteers who work to maintain the Erewash Canal is gearing up for a special three-day celebration over the Bank Holiday weekend, May 26-28.

Catherine Atkinson, Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate for Erewash, called for more Government investment in the region during a television debate on Sunday.

Labour candidate calls for Government investment to transform Erewash

Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Erewash has claimed the area could be come a regional leader of high-tech business if only it is given the right Government support.

Mike Channon, an airline pilot from West Hallam, has won retailers' support for his TabletHookz invention after appearing on Channel 4 programme Buy It Now. (Photo courtesy of Derbyshire Trading Standards)

Orders soar for Erewash pilot’s in-flight invention after TV success

An airline pilot from West Hallam has secured backing from three major retailers for his in-transit entertainment invention after appearing on a Channel 4 television show.

Bakewell's RBS branch will close later in the year.

Two Derbyshire RBS branches among 162 set to close this year

Two Derbyshire Royal Bank of Scotland branches are among 162 across England and Wales that will close this year.

A Lancaster bomber will fly over the Peak District on May 16

Derbyshire motorists warned of delays ahead of Lancaster bomber flypast

Derbyshire motorists are being warned of potential delays later this month when a Lancaster bomber flies over the Peak District.
Almost 800 jobs will be lost

RBS to close 162 branches and 792 jobs

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced it will be closing 162 branches across England and Wales

Ilkeston company Rayden Engineering Limited is celebrating after winning its biggest ever order, which has created 50 extra jobs. Rayden managing director Richard Hayden (left) and son Brendan, also a director, are seen here at the firm's base on Wentworth Street.

Ilkeston engineering firm celebrate multi-million pound gas contract

An Ilkeston welding and engineering company is celebrating after winning its biggest ever order, which has created 50 extra jobs.

Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa has given his support to Morley Primary School pupils' campaign to improve road safety measures in the area.

Police commissioner backs Morley school pupils’ road safety campaign

Road safety campaigners from Morley Primary School have presented their case to Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Hardyal Dhindsa for speed reduction measures.

Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust has appointed Laura Wigg-Bailey as its fundraising manager for the ambitious �60million restoration project.

Derby and Sandiacre Canal Trust appoint fundraiser for £60m project

The Derby & Sandiacre Canal Trust has appointed a dedicated fundraiser to drive its £60million plans to revive the Derby Canal.

Erewash MP Maggie Throup and EMH Group chief executive Chan Kataria survey the plans for a development of 85 affordable homes on the site of a former factory in Ilkeston.

Work begins on affordable homes scheme at former Ilkeston factory site

Construction workers have broken ground on a new development of 85 affordable homes at the site of a former factory in Ilkeston.

The One Stop store on Charlotte Street, Ilkeston, has repeatedly been targeted by robbers.

Police at Ilkeston convenience store previously hit by armed robbers

Police vehicles surrounded an Ilkeston convenience store on Sunday morning amid reports it had once again been targeted by robbers.

Chaucer Junior School won the education categoy in Erewash in Bloom 2017, could they repeat the feat this year?

Erewash Borough Council to launch In Bloom 2018 at town centre stalls

Erewash Borough Council is once again planting a seed in the mind of community gardeners as they prepare this year’s In Bloom campaign.


Thousands apply for Canine Cottages critic job as deadline approaches

A dog-friendly holiday letting agency received over 1,000 applications in the first 24 hours after posting a vacancy for a ‘canine critic’, and plenty more are expected before tomorrow’s deadline.

Ryanair is holding two recruitment days for cabin crew.

JOB VACANCIES: Cabin crew and other roles up for grabs at East Midlands Airport

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TOYS R US: Discounts of up to 70% on offer as remaining stores close

Toys R Us has launched a massive closing down sale - with discounts of up to 70 per cent available.

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