April 2021

Uppingham Artisan Survey

Following a decision by the board of community partnership Uppingham First to support the concept of establishing a community artisan hub in vacant high street premises, a survey of artisan interest and aspiration is being circulated within Rutland. Designed by local artisan Lauren Tipler of Farrow and Rose , interested parties are being invited to …

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New School Shop Opens

The conversion of the old Barclays Bank building into a new Uppingham School Sports and Book Shop is complete. Pictured is Headmaster Dr Richard Maloney cutting the entry tape at a formal opening ceremony held on Wednesday April 14th 2021.

Social Sundays to Return

Government regulations permitting, Uppingham is to host a return of its very successful series of Social Sundays during the summer of 2021. Planning is underway to again secure the support of Town and County Councils for a series of Sunday afternoon events in the market place to help support those living alone or simply seeking …

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High Sheriff Delivers

Retiring High Sheriff Richard Cole is pictured helping to deliver medicines from Boots the Chemist in Uppingham High Street via the Uppingham Hopper on Friday April 3rd 2021. Richard spent more than an hour on the Hopper which was operating to its normal timetable while delivering the urgently needed medicines. Commenting on the experience Richard …

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Uppingham Business Group to Update Case for South East Quarter Economic Development Zone

An April 13th meeting of Local Employers and officials is to further explore the local economic benefit of a proposed new extended skills and employment zone for Uppingham. The concept of a major extension to the town’s existing industrial estate in Station Road was first considered as part of the employer debate building up to …

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