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Christmas Craft Fair PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 07 October 2017 18:43
Fifteen local crafts plus an Uppingham heritage goods stand in support of the Uppingham Hopper. Friday November 3rd. 10.30am to 3.30pm. 
 
Community Safety PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 07 October 2017 18:34
See it in Uppingham. Tuesday October 24th. The Falcon Hotel. 10am to 12noon. A 'drop in' event    alt
 
Pam Wins Regional Award PDF Print E-mail
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  

 
Uppingham Hopper PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 17:55

Rutland County Council has confirmed it is to offer a five year interest free loan to Community Partnership Uppingham First to help it purchase a nearly new minibus to relaunch an Uppingham Hopper service. Subject to support by volunteer drivers, the offer should enable the service to be relaunched early in the new year.

Repayment of the loan will be facilitated partly by business and community donations. A decision is now awaited from Uppingham Town Council as to whether it will part support the bus running costs estimated at £500 per month.   

End Polio Now Collection

October 27th 2017

In the Market Place 

Christmas Craft Fair

November 3rd 2017

The Falcon Hotel  

 
Grant Offer PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 17:40

altOne of the projects in the recently published 2017 Uppingham Town Centre & Business Zones Plan (UTC&BZP)  has attracted a national grant offer.

The E J Toon Housing Project for local young people has been awarded a preliminary viability study grant to establish whether the project is feasible.  The initiative has been made possible by the donation of land originally owned by deceased undertaker E J Toon (pictured)   

Work on the study will commence in late October. See the project outline and the UTC&BZP  www.uppinghamneighbourhoodplan.info    

 
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