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Joint Blue Light PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 08 December 2017 11:36

altUppingham Neighbourhood Forum was a nationally funded guest at the recent Joint Blue Light Services Innovation Conference in London. Among the guest speakers were Policing and Fire Service Minister Nick Hurd MP who urged local communities and blue light authorities to embrace joint working in the public interest.

Star turn on the day, however, in the opinion of the audience, was Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Services Watch Manager Paul Speight (pictured) who spoke about the international take up of his inspiring work on the use of virtual reality technology in emergency services training.   

Old Time Music Hall

Saturday January 13th 2018

The Falcon Hotel - 7.30pm

Tickets  £30 (Includes three course meal)

or 01572 823465


One East Midlands PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 08 December 2017 11:20

altThe Uppingham community was represented at this year's AGM in Nottingham of One East Midlands, the lead body for the voluntary sector in the region.

Pictured is keynote speaker Sir Stuart Etherington, the Chief Executive of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), who addressed delegates on the work being done to ensure adequate voluntary sector funding to replace the European funding likely to be lost post Brexit.

A second presentation by the Derbyshire/Nottinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnership addressed the economic future of the East Midlands and touched upon the content of the government's recently released 'Industrial Strategy' which has a 'market town' development initiative within it.

Uppingham First (UF) has repeatedly urged government and LEPs' to address the economic development needs of the UK's small market town centres. The opportunities presented by the Industrial Strategy will be explored by UF Directors at their next meeting on December 12th. 

    Local employment opportunities  here

Uppingham Gate PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 08 December 2017 10:50
Local company Residential Group has advised that it has acquired a further 5000sqft of space at Uppingham Gate that has been previously vacant. The company has re-configured this portion into small offices and is keen to promote this new cheap small serviced office space to small business owners in and around Uppingham. The fully serviced offices for between 2 and 10 users vary from 200 to 1500 square foot in size. Broadband is fast and the office space is modern purpose built. Three or four offices remain available to let with prices starting at only £12 per day.

The office space can be seen here; http://www.uppinghamgate.co.uk/index.html  Interested parties should contact Rob Brown This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Youth Speaks 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 30 November 2017 11:38

altPictured with the Judges at the Uppingham heat of the annual Youth Speaks competition are Rutland and Uppingham students following the award of their certificates.

Three teams tackled a wide range of interesting subjects in their public speaking presentations before an invited audience. Venue was the Garden Terrace of The Falcon Hotel.   

  New local employment opportunities  here

Uppingham Fatstock Show PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 30 November 2017 11:26

altOn Wednesday November 29th, Uppingham Town Centre hosted the 111th Uppingham Fatstock Show. An annual event unique in the UK.  Once again the show was broadcast around the world by the award winning Uppingham Webcam. 

Pictured is the control centre of the webcam which overlooks the market place venue for the show.


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