Our next Open Forum will be held in The Council Chamber, Long Eaton Town Hal. on the morning of Monday, June 8th. The meeting is open to all. Enrolment Brochures will be available at the meeting.

Our speakers on this occasion will be

Pat Cooke-Rogers, Montane Arctic Ultra 2020 (raising money for the Air Ambulance Service)

Jodie Nevin, Derbyshire Constabulary, Cyber Crime and how to Beat it

Doors open at 9.30 am with refreshments seved before the meeting business begins at 10.15 am.

There will also be updates on our various activities and a raffle will be held to go towards our funds. For this any raffle prizes would be most welcome.

Our March 2020 Open Forum speakers were:

Shirley Holmes, Live Life Better, Public Health Derbyshire

Colin Handley, Community Engagement Officer, Erewash Borough Council

Shirley has given us some useful links (shown below) to her work which you might like to see before the meeting. These are also in the wordpack Jo Marples has sent out to members

Homecare Services Survey Poster Agenda

The Living with A Long Term Condition Programme: Dates & Venues for Local Help Sessions


The forum values the use of the Council Chamber for its quality and that is such a civic space. However, as this room is designed for council meetings (Erewash Borough), additions such as screens, projectors and extra microphones are needed for our meetings.
Speaker information from recent Open Forums
March 2019 June 2019 September 2019 December 2019

Be Safe in Your Community

Clare Waterfall

Project Officer, Safe Places Scheme, DCC

Dr Cheryle Berry

Community Save a Life Scheme

Meeting Report in Forum Newsletter


Reece Watkinson

Free Cycling Sessions, EBC

Lee Todd

Shoe Aid


Meeting Report in Forum Newsletter

Helping in the Community

Julie Gregory-Bateman

Derbyshire Victim Support

Jonathan Gulbe-Mitchell

Time to Talk Project



Meeting Report in Forum Newsletter

Christmas Special

Dinah Gleed-Owen

Fresh Start for Hens

Tess Thompson

Support Dogs

Crown Derby Singers

Local Press Report (Eaton Extra)

Meeting Report in Forum mNewsletter

March 2018 June 2018 September 2018 December 2018

Our Local Environment

Marion Bryce

Long Eaton Natural History Society

Slide Show of Local Wonders

Mike Spencer

Attenborough Nature Reserve from the Trustee Viewpoint

Meeting Report in Forum Newsletter

Long Eaton: Past & Future

Andy Merriman

Toton Sidings Memories

(Marking the successful end of our Toton Sidings Remembered Project)

Steve Bircumshaw

Erewash Borough Council Planning Report

Meeting Report in Forum Newsletter

Helping People In Trouble

Shirley & Richard Wormsley

Street Pastors in Derby

Jacqueline Wilson

British Transport Police

Ralph Coleman

E Midlands Staff Support

Meeting Report in Forum Newsletter

Christmas Special

Philip Shore

Fair Trade

Aime Brown

Sport and Leisure Report (EBC)

Pete Wearn

Walking in the Alps

Meeting Report in Forum Newsletter