August 2020

Hopper Champion Honoured

Former Town Mayor and Uppingham First Vice Chair David Ainslie BEM is pictured with his wife Sheena in The Falcon Hotel, Uppingham, following the formal award of his British Empire Medal first announced in the New Year’s Honours’ list. The ceremony was delayed due to the Covid19 lockdown. Presenting the award on behalf of Her

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Mystery Sign Improver Sought

Mystery surrounds the identity of the Uppingham resident who has taken it upon his or her self to improve the presentation of the town’s signs encouraging visitors to to shop in Uppingham and support the local high street. Social media comments praise the actions of the mystery benefactor following earlier negative comment about the quality

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Social Sundays

With the approval of Rutland County Council and Uppingham Town Council, Uppingham First directors Lucy Stephenson and James Torbell are leading on a new initiative to support local businesses which have now opened following the Covid 19 lockdown. Following a successful launch on August 2nd, four more Social Sunday events are planned for the remaining

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