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Monday, 28 June 2010 11:23

Superb weather greeted  a party of 30 Uppinghamians including Town Mayor Cllr Peter Rees this week, on the 2010 visit to Caudebec en Caux, Uppingham's twin town in Normandy, France. The party were warmly welcomed by Caudebec Mayor Bastion Coriton, who personally participated in a long weekend of friendship events.

Highlight of the programme was a  spectacular firework display, preceded by a superb fish meal, at the Normandy Discovery Centre. Gifts exchanged between Town Mayors included a beautiful glass plaque for Uppingham from Caudebec and a Town Flag and Uppingham First Mugs for Caudebec.

 

Last Updated on Saturday, 10 July 2010 16:52
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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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