Tax Payers' Alliance in Town PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 23 October 2016 12:39

altPrincipal guest at this month's meeting of the Biz Club, held in Uppingham, was the recently appointed Chief Executive of The Taxpayers' Alliance (TPA) John O'Connell. John is pictured (on the right) with Biz Club President Geoffrey Pointon.

John joined the TPA as an intern in 2009 and has risen through the ranks of the organisation occupying the roles of Researcher and later Research Director. He has written major reports on quangos, government capital procurement, regional business policy and local government pensions. He also co-authored the influential paper 'How To Save £50 Billion: reducing spending for sustainable public finances', released in conjunction with the Institute of Directors. 

Present at  the Biz Club lunch, held in The Falcon Hotel,  was Uppingham Business Forum Chair Ron Simpson BEM  who described John's presentation as 'illuminating and informative'.  

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 October 2016 14:04
Community Planning Website PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 23 October 2016 13:43

A new website to help inform community groups around the country preparing neighbourhood and town/village plans has been created in Rutland. The site lists many of the final and interim working documents prepared by the Uppingham community in creating its own forward looking plans.

Commenting on the initiative a spokesperson said, "The site is very simple in its construct and has intention of being a learning tool to allow other communities to learn from Uppingham experiences and deliberations.  Interim and superceded versions of the documents are listed and have been made accessible to everyone interested. Hopefully new groups will see what changes were thought appropriate/necessary over time and what made the final versions. From time to time other tips and supporting links will be added to the site together with surveys and other working tools". See www.uppinghamneighbourhoodplan.info 

Last Updated on Sunday, 23 October 2016 13:44
The Rug Studio PDF Print E-mail
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Sunday, 23 October 2016 13:01
An Uppingham and London based business has published a programme of events for 2017 together with details of an In House Antique and Decorative Carpet Exhibition to be held in Uppingham.
The Rug Studio events are listed in this site's 'Events' pages via the main menu. A special private viewing of its Uppingham Exhibition (November 12th to November 26th 2016) with drinks and canapes is to be held on Friday November 11th 6.30pm to 8pm.
E-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or telephone 01572 829927 for further information.    
Last Updated on Sunday, 23 October 2016 13:04


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