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Saturday, 07 October 2017 18:31

The 2017 inaugural East Midlands Women's Awards was held in Uppingham in Rutland on October 20th with an astonishing 63 entries submitted for consideration by a regional panel of judges. 

The Awards evening, a black tie gala event attended by 110 guests and held in the Garden Terrace of The Falcon Hotel, saw local nominee Pam Dalby, Chair of Uppingham in Bloom, secure the market town leaders award for her personal  achievement in leading the team that has repeatedly secured major awards for Uppingham in the East Midlands in Bloom competition. Runner up for the same award was Patricia Stuart-Mogg, the Stamford Town Clerk.

A total of 9 major awards covering the professions, sciences, arts  and the voluntary sector were presented at the ceremony, compered by BBC news presenters Maurice Flynn and Rupal Rajani.

Pam Dalby is pictured (left) with the founder of the East Midlands Women's Awards, Sandra Pollock. The evening closed with the presentation of two lifetime achievement awards, including one to Uppingham First director Ron Simpson BEM for his 40+ years of support for women's development in the public and private sectors.  

      Francesca Simpson Exhibition - Wildlife Artist - The Eyebrook Gallery - 34 High Street East  

      The Upptown Races - Uppingham Town CC - November 24th - In aid of Rotary Charities - £15

                                   Rutland Local Plan debate attracts national grant to brief parishes  

                             Business and community representative meeting with PCC proves productive  

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