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Uppingham Entry for 'Enterprising Britain 2010' Shortlisted PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 21 June 2010 17:01

The Uppingham and Lyddington bid to represent the East Midlands in the Enterprising Britain 2010 Awards has been shortlisted by the East Midlands Development Agency (EMDA). The joint  submission was drafted and submitted by Uppingham First, the town's Community Partnership, supported by officers of Rutland County Council. 

Commenting on the shortlisting Uppingham First Chair Robert Wills said, "This national competition presents a unique opportunity to promote Rutland and the achievements of the Uppingham and Lyddington communities. Businesses such as Babybond and Rutland Telecom have done very well this year in other regional competitions and community groups have secured an number of awards in recent times. We hope their success will assist our chances of securing the East Midlands nomination".

Next step in the competition is a presentation to regional judges on July 12th 2010.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 July 2010 17:23
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Uppingham to Hold Town Crier Competition PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 21 June 2010 17:13

Uppingham is to host a competition to choose a Town Crier. Full details of the event will be announced soon.

The winner will be paid a fee for all events they help promote and will be invited to participate in special occasions in the town. Competition Organiser is Michelle Leaper who organises arts and crafts event in Uppingham. An Uppingham First Director will be one of the competition judges.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 June 2010 17:16
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Neighbourhood Forum to Support Partnership in Encouraging Local Enterprise PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 05 June 2010 20:51

Uppingham Neighbourhood Forum is to assist Uppingham First in its efforts to encourage local enterprise  and the development of its new range of Uppingham branded goods. The Partnership hopes to offer visitors and on line purchasers a range of quality household goods bearing an Uppingham image. Goods are likely to include tableware, household linen, knitwear, sportswear and speciality items. The Partnership wants to hear from local residents, local businesses and community enterprises interested in manufacturing one or more of the items.

The initiative  is now to feature in the next edition of the Neigbourhood Forum's newsletter which will be delivered in July to every household in Uppingham. The Neighbourhood Forum can be contacted at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 June 2010 10:25
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