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Resilient Uppingham PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 15 September 2018 10:52

Resilient Uppingham was the title of a presentation given to the 2018 Rutland Community and Voluntary Sector Conference on Friday September 21st 2018 held at Oakham Rugby Club on the Rutland Showground in Oakham. Presenter was Uppingham Neighbourhood Forum Coordinator Ron Simpson BEM (pictured presenting at a recent economic development event).

Other lead speakers at the event included the Lord Lieutenant of Rutland Dr Sarah Furness PhD, Rachel Quinn, former CEO of One East Midlands and Sheila Saunders of the Barrowden Shop.

The conference was organised by the Rutland Community Wellbeing Service which is delivered by the Rutland Access Partnership.      

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Jennifer Fenelon of Uppingham wins 'Outstanding Woman in Public Services' category in 2018 East Midlands Women's Awards   

East Midlands in Bloom awards 'Gold' to Uppingham and top category of 'Outstanding' to the Beeches Residents' Association entry. Read the full judges comments here   

Partnership Responds to House of Lords PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 15 September 2018 10:24

Community Partnership Uppingham First has submitted a written response to the recent House of Lords Select Committee consultation on the Rural Economy. Outlining some of the success stories about Uppingham's status as a successful and vibrant market town, the response goes on to make a number of suggestions on how the UK's rural economy could be strengthened. The document  concentrates on what might make small economic centres and market towns more sustainable.   

Proposals include updating parish legislation to allow parish councils to directly run community transport and credit unions; requiring Local Enterprise Partnerships to have targets and economic strategies to support market towns; and a call for the concept of directly elected Mayors Mayors to be trialed in market towns.

Read the full partnership response at www.uppinghamonline.co.uk              

Poppy Appeal Concert PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 25 August 2018 18:47


Uppingham Neighbourhood Forum

End of WW1 Commemorative Lunch

November 11th at 1pm

Guest Speaker

Adam Lowe  

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Emergency Plan Updated PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 25 August 2018 18:43

altThe Uppingham Community Emergency Plan has been updated for September 2018 to reflect changes in volunteers and resilience plan staff and an expansion of the town's defibrillator network.

See the public version of the plan along with other Forum and community documents at www.uppinghamneighbourhoodplan.info

Uppingham ABC Trail PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 25 August 2018 18:32

altAn analysis of Uppingham‘s unique offer as a market town with a high concentration of ‘independent’ traders reveals an important characteristic which makes the town attractive to visitors. It hosts an extraordinary range of heritage and creative goods and skills. Over 20 of these businesses have now come together with local graphic design company Inc House and community partnership Uppingham First, to showcase the town’s creative offer by publishing the Uppingham Antiques, Art, Books and Creative Crafts Trail (The ABC Trail) in the form of a colourful map which identifies the location and character of each of the visitor destinations.

Five thousand copies of the trail in pamphlet form are being printed for distribution in September. An online version will be available later in the year. Want to know how many galleries or bookshops the town has and what their specialities are?  Who specialises in jewellery design?  Where will you find the violin maker or the clock maker?  Looking for a particular yarn or wool? Where to find that rare antique, vinyl record, work of art, piece of furniture or first edition hardback? These and other visitor questions are answered by the ABC Trail.

Fancy a coffee or lunch at an independent while on the trail? These are listed too. For a copy of the trail pamphlet, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


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