Town of Ilkeston, Derbyshire
Ilkeston is a town in the Borough of Erewash of Derbyshire, in the East Midlands region of England, on the River Erewash, from which the local authority district takes its name.
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The population at the 2001 census was 37,550. The town is close to both Derby and Nottingham and is near to the M1 motorway. Although the town lies within Derbyshire, the town is closer to Nottingham than Derby. The eastern boundary of Ilkeston is only 3 km (2 miles) from Nottingham's western edge.
Official Town of Ilkeston, Derbyshire website: www.erewash.gov.uk