Month: April 2020

Neighbourhood Forum Publishes Coronavirus Support Structure

Uppingham Neighbourhood Forum (UNF) has published an illustration of the Coronavirus support structures created in the beautiful market town of of Uppingham in Rutland. The document can be seen at www.uppinghamonline.co.uk UNF Chair Janet Thompson (pictured) praised the level of voluntary sector support in the town. She said, “At this time of national crisis it …

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Open In Uppingham

Social media posts and local businesses have praised the idea behind the latest addition to the Uppingham First website. ‘Open in Uppingham’ at www.uppinghamfirst.co.uk lists those businesses still open to the Rutland community together with their opening hours and contact details. The page was proposed by Uppingham First director James Torbell (pictured) of The Falcon …

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UppShop Volunteers Praised

Members of the Uppingham Community Emergency Plan Coordinating Committee have praised the response from Uppingham residents when additional volunteers were called for to help respond to the Coronavirus pandemic. Over 40 volunteers have stepped forward to strengthen the permanent emergency response and UppWatch good neighbour teams set up in the town three years ago. UppWatch …

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Biz Club President

Uppingham First director and Rutland Biz Club president Geoffrey Pointon has died. His family have issued the following message…..   ‘It is with profound sadness that the loving sons and daughter of Geoffrey Pointon have to announce the death of their father. He died peacefully in Kettering General Hospital on the 2nd April 2020 after …

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