Month: August 2021

Uppingham Volunteer Receives BEM Award

Pictured with Dr Sarah Furness, Lord Lieutenant of Rutland, is Uppingham volunteer Margaret Simpson following a presentation ceremony held in the historic Falcon Hotel in Uppingham, Rutland. Margaret was awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for her leadership and voluntary work during the Covid-19 pandemic. She is an Uppingham Community Emergency Plan Coordinator, ran the …

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The Big Picnic

As part of the Uppingham Social Sundays in 2021 series of events, the Uppingham community was invited to join their neighbours for food and entertainment at The Big Picnic on Sunday August 22nd 2021. Pictured are principal guest performers, the Bell Orchestra, an interactive musical game for families that invited audiences of all ages to …

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Tennis Club Calls for Members

Rutland Tennis Academy in Uppingham is an active local tennis club that meets regularly on the courts at Uppingham Community College. The club started 5 years ago when a group of locals responded to a ‘learn to play tennis’ initiative and there’s still a core of those first individuals running what is now an LTA-affiliated …

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County MP and High Sheriff Principal Guests at AGM

Alicia Kearns MP and Rutland High Sheriff David Wood were principal guests at the 2021 Annual General Meeting of Community Partnership Uppingham First held on July 30th in The Falcon Hotel. Host was Arnold Wills Managing Director Philippa Wills.  The meeting reviewed the work being undertaken to promote and support Uppingham both locally and nationally, …

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