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Gallery Says Goodbye PDF Print E-mail
Written by Uppingham Business Forum   
Sunday, 30 July 2017 11:03

altHilary Salomon and Mike Moralee, proprietors of the North Street East Gallery, said goodbye to their current studio in Orange Street on Saturday July 29th prior  to their taking a little time off before searching for a new studio. The present gallery premises have been purchased for redevelopment.

The couple were joined for a farewell drink by dozens of the gallery's supporters and customers with most expressing the hope that new premises can be found in Uppingham soon. The widely acclaimed gallery and its supporting artists were featured in the 2017 'Celebrating the Arts in Uppingham' event hosted by the  Rotary Club of Uppingham and timed to accommodate this year's Rutland Open Studios Exhibition.     

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 July 2017 11:30
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Jan Turner Says Goodbye PDF Print E-mail
Written by Uppingham First   
Thursday, 20 July 2017 07:56
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Uppingham Community College staff and governors were in party mood on Friday 14th July at the Falcon Hotel celebrating the careers of a number of staff who are leaving the college at the end of this term, including the Principal, Jan Turner, who retires after 40 years in education and 10 years at UCC. Seen here with the Chair of Governors, Geoff Thompson. 

Jan started her career in Lancashire, progressing from a teacher of Drama to a Head of Performing Arts in an upper school in Leicestershire. She became Assistant, then Deputy Principal at Robert Smyth School before coming to UCC as Principal in 2007.  In her time at the college, she has established a very strong culture of respect and the high standards of conduct and behaviour are recognised by visitors to the college, both unofficial and official.  The college has produced consistently good academic results and during Jan's time in office has won Healthy School Award, International Schools Award, Eco-Schools award, the NACE Award and ArtsMark, as well as becoming an academy.   

Jan leaves the college in an excellent state for her successor to build on. Jan said "I have been privileged to work with many wonderful staff and students over the years and I will look forward to hearing about its continued success in the future"

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Last Updated on Thursday, 20 July 2017 10:09
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Women's Awards PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 20 July 2017 08:32
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The East Midlands is full of high-achieving women working in all sectors, yet it lacks a regional celebration or recognition of their achievements.  Women make an outstanding contribution to the region with their innovation and creativity contributing to its economic and social development.

Now the failure to acknowledge this contribution is to be recognised at an inaugural gala presentation evening of the newly created East Midlands Women's Awards. ceremony will take place on Friday 20th October 2017 at the prestigious and recently restored Falcon Hotel in Uppingham, Rutland. There are 10 categories of award which reflect activities across the social spectrum, from ambitious entrepreneurs to community champions and market town leaders.

Awards Founder Sandra Pollock is working in partnership with the Uppingham Business Forum and Uppingham First to encourage businesses and community groups to nominate candidates for the awards. Profits from the evening will go to two local charities. To make a nomination, go to www.emwawards.co.uk or contact Sandra on 07977 227872.


Last Updated on Thursday, 20 July 2017 08:47
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