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UCC Presentation Evening PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 19 November 2017 14:22

altUppingham Community College, a specialist technology academy, held its Annual Presentation Evening on November 16th. Pictured, left to right, is guest speaker for the evening Jan Turner, new Principal Ben Solly and Chair of Governors, Geoff Thompson.

Awards were made to a record number of students for academic, social and sporting success with Mrs Turner's  speech drawing upon the Oedipus Complex story for inspiration to encourage departing students to always give of their best and listen to good advice when it is offered.  Twenty five students also received a range of special awards in recognition of their outstanding achievements and contribution to school life.

Uppingham to host musical theatre evening in November 2018

to mark centenary of the end of World War 1

A Commemorative Lunch is to be held the same day

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Remembrance Sunday PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 12 November 2017 19:41

altLeaders of the Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul have been praised for the organisation of the 2017 Uppingham Service of Remembrance held on Sunday November 12th.

A packed church saw the military, blue light services, civic leaders and many community groups and residents gather to remember and give thanks for all those who gave their lives in the service of the nation.  

Following the service the congregation were led out to the war memorial in the grounds of the church where an Act of Remembrance (pictured) included the laying of wreaths, and the last post, followed by a two minute silence. 

  747 bus service to Leicester reprieved for 2018 but fares will rise 

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Music Hall PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 12 November 2017 19:17
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The Beeches Joins the Party PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 05 November 2017 10:51

An attractive estate on the edge of Uppingham has learned it is to be recognised at the 2017 Uppingham in Bloom Ball celebrations to mark the town's outstanding success in the 2017 Britain in Bloom Awards.

The efforts of residents of The Beeches and The Beeches Residents Association (BRA) in the 'It's Your Neighbourhood' section of the East Midlands in Bloom competition are rumoured to have impressed the touring judge and led to a very high grade being awarded. All will be revealed on Saturday November 25th at the prestigious evening when the Uppingham community will come together to celebrate its success. Tickets for the event are still available from The Falcon Hotel.          

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Hopper Drivers Give Thumbs Up PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 05 November 2017 10:27

A meeting of volunteer drivers for the Uppingham Hopper has confirmed they are keen to see the service restored in 2018. Additional volunteers are now being sought to expand the pool of available drivers, but sufficient staffing is available to ensure the project can go ahead in January 2018. The search is now on for a suitable bus.

The new service will incorporate an updated route and an amended timetable will be published. Bus sponsors and donors are being asked to make their  financial contributions by the end of November. These include a £25k five year interest free loan loan from Rutland County Council.   

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