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ABC Trail PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 May 2017 05:32

Work has begun on creating a new  visitor experience in Uppingham. An Antiques, Arts, Books and Creative Crafts Trail  which will showcase the town's visitor  offer in these fields. The trail is one of the many proposals in the updated version of the Uppingham Town Centre & Business Zones Plan due to be published later this month. 

The ABC Trail will feature in new tourism literature being produced by Rutland County Council and community partnership Uppingham First. It will also be accessible online as part of a new virtual portal for Uppingham which will provide access to a number of the town's commercial and social websites. The town's  various galleries and workshops are currently submitting information to be included in the new map and its associated brochure. It is hoped the work will be completed for the summer.    

BRA AGM PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 May 2017 04:54

altThe Beeches Residents Association (BRA) has held its 2017 AGM. Guest speakers included Janet Thompson, Chair of the Uppingham Neighbourhood Forum, Geoff Thompson talking about the Churches Together mission 'Alive' and PC2988 Joshua Ace (pictured), Uppingham's new Neighbourhood Police Officer, talking about his community safety role and policing priorities.

In an informative evening, ending with cheese and wine, the BRA re-elected  Mark Shaw as Chairman for 2017/18, Mike McWhinnie as Vice Chair, Roy Farmer as Treasurer and Ron Simpson BEM as Secretary.  Topics discussed included the new housing planned for Uppingham, hazards on The Beeches relevant to the new community emergency plan, the Association's submission to the 'neighbourhood' section of  East Midlands in Bloom and the highlights of the updated and soon to be published Uppingham Town Centre & Business Zones Plan.  

  Celebrating the Arts in Uppingham - Open Studios Preview

A Black Tie Gala Evening in Two Leading Galleries followed by Dinner  in The Falcon Hotel

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                                                           Rutland County Show  - June 4th 2017
In Bloom 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 24 April 2017 15:26

The Uppingham in Bloom team has published its latest newsletter revealing a varied programme of activity leading up to and beyond this year's judging of East Midlands in Bloom during the first two weeks of June.

On Thursday May 11th there will be a cheese and wine evening for at the Crown Hotel. All are invited.  On the afternoon of Saturday June 24th  UIB are hosting an Open Gardens event with tickets available from The Falcon Hotel and on the day from  the Town Hall. 

On the evening of Saturday November 25th is the Uppingham in Bloom Ball held in The Falcon Hotel. Tickets are £45.

Look out for the Uppingham in Bloom Tree Trail, a new tourist attraction to be launched in the summer of 2017.  

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Classics in Uppingham PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 24 April 2017 14:36

altOver 250 cars registered for the 2017 Stilton Cheese Classic Vehicle Run which commences each year in Uppingham, Rutland. This year's run was held on Sunday April 23rd in excellent weather.

On a warm and sunny morning, vehicle owners paraded their vehicles and sometimes themselves (pictured) in costume in keeping with the age of their vehicles following registration at The Falcon Hotel.

Cafes, pubs and galleries opened early to welcome the visitors creating a festive atmosphere in the market place and high street. 

The annual event raises funds for the local Air Ambulance and was broadcast on the Uppingham Webcam.

Register for the 2018 Stilton Cheese Classic Vehicle Run at www.stiltoncheeserun.webs.com


Katie in Final PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 24 April 2017 14:07

Katie Marshall from Hall Gardens in Uppingham and a pupil at Catmose College in Rutland has won her way through to the national finals of the 2017 Young Musician competition organised by Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI). Katie is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Rutland and has progressed through district semi-finals, district finals, and RIBI regional finals.

The national final takes place at The Welsh College of Music on Saturday May 6th 2017. 


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