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Question Time in Rutland PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 21 March 2010 10:08
The Federation of Small Business has organised a 'QuestionTime' event in Rutland for April 1st 2010. The event will be chaired by political commentator Iain Dale, who writes for the Daily Telegraph, the New Statesman and many other journals. Panel members include Alan Duncan MP, and the parliamentary election candidates for the Liberal Democrat and Labour Parties. Other Panel members are Dr David Lewis, MD of Rutland Telecom Ltd and James Goodman of Digital Voice. Tickets and further details from Maxine Aldred 0116 2597 707. 
Strictly Come Dancing Comes to Rutland PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 15 March 2010 18:54

The Greetham Valley Conference Centre has been chosen as the venue for dance enthusiasts to enjoy the skills of the 118 Dance Club of Leicester who will wow the crowds with demonstrations and then encourage audience participation. The event is on April 17th at 7.30pm and is being organised in the form of a black tie dinner evening for charity by the Rotary Club of Uppingham. All proceeds go to Shelterbox. Click on 'Events' for further information.

Regional Guests Impressed by Uppingham Broadband Demo PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 15 March 2010 18:36

EMDA, The Association of Market Towns and The Parish Councils Association were among the invited guests at a demonstration of high speed broadband and  community Wifi on the Beeches Estate in Uppingham, Rutland.

Following a welcome by Uppingham First Chair, Robert Wills, guests were invited to view high definition video being streamed into a retired resident's home at just under 20Mb and speed tests of the new 'free access' community Wifi pilot, presented on a large plasma screen. The visitors were reported to be impressed by the presentation with Cllr Guy Jackson, Chairman of the Leicestershire and Rutland Parish Councils Association saying," I was delighted to be invited to view this innovative project. Access to high speed broadband will be an important element of rural community sustainability for the future. I wish the project every success".      

Uppingham Company a Finalist in Business Awards PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 March 2010 17:42

Innovative Uppingham Company Rutland Telecom Ltd is a finalist in the 2010 Mercury Business Awards.

The company, which has already won a number of other awards including a Chartered Management Institute Regional Achievement Award, is shorlisted in  two categories of the awards including 'Best New Start Up'.

Wifi Demo Date Announced PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 08 March 2010 17:32

Uppingham First and the Beeches Residents' Association have jointly announced a date for the first demonstration of high speed Wifi operating in Uppingham in Rutland. A special event with invited guests is to be held on March 15th on the Beeches Estate at the north end of town. More information on the event is available  from  project leader Ron Simpson at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   


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