Month: July 2019

Uppingham Champion Robert Wills Dies

If Uppingham were a kingdom surely there is one man who would have deserved recognition as royalty. Major employer, property owner, international businessman, leather goods manufacturer, sports club and youth champion, community benefactor, hotelier par excellence, brewer, restaurant patron, company director extraordinaire and honorary Rotarian Robert Wills, has died.  Known to many as Mr Uppingham, …

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Rural Rutland

The Eyebrook Walk 2019

The walk covers a gentle 5 miles of pathway and minor roads around the beautiful Eyebrook Reservoir initially through a limited access Nature Reserve. The reservoir is a major trout fishery, an important habitat for water birds of all types and has a historic connection to the Dambusters who practised over its surface prior to …

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