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Stilton Cheese Run 2022

The Stilton Cheese Classic Vehicle Run for 2022 is now open for bookings. See www.stiltoncheeserun.uk In the early 1700’s the housekeeper at Quenby Hall, near Hungarton in Leicestershire used to make blue cheese. Her daughter married the inn keeper of The Bell Inn at Stilton and used to regularly take some of the cheese to …

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Uppingham to Host Bereavement Support Point

Volunteers are needed to help establish a bereavement support point in Uppingham. The initiative is being supported by the Rotary Club of Uppingham. Organisers are looking for more volunteers to join the support team. The Bereavement Help Point will provide the local community with a place where they can access practicalinformation, talk to others and …

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Uppingham Webcam

Following an equipment upgrade the Uppingham Webcam is again streaming live pictures of Uppingham Market Place between 9am and 6pm every day and will continue to broadcast during the holiday period. Viewers are encouraged to log in regularly to observe local event traditions. This year, however, the Cottesmore Hunt will meet for their traditional New …

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Merry Christmas from Uppingham

The Uppingham First Community Partnership wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a healthy and happy festive season. Despite Covid -19 precautions and concerns many festive events have been successfully organised by local businesses and community groups. Pictured are the Uppingham Surgery team arriving in Stamford on the Uppingham Hopper to take part in the Rotary …

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CPRE Rutland Launches New Website

Uppingham led CPRE Rutland, the countryside charity, has launched a new website intended to offer greater transparency on the charity’s activities and attract a new generation of supporters for its work to promote, protect and develop the Rutland countryside. The new website identifies the charity’s Trustees, operational regulations and adopted policies. Over the course of …

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The Uppingham Murder

70 guests at the ‘Third Time Lucky’ Rotary in Uppingham Past President’s Dinner held at The Falcon Hotel in Uppingham on Friday November 26th were given a tour de force analysis of the facts behind the first (1997) of Uppingham’s two famous unsolved murders and the accused ‘s acquittal. Guest speaker at the event was …

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Janet Receives Award

Uppingham First director and Neighbourhood Forum Chair Janet Thompson BEM has at last been able to receive her British Empire Medal following restrictions imposed because of of Covid-19. Janet is pictured with family members following a small ceremony in Oakham castle where her medal was presented by Rutland Lord Lieutenant, Dr Sarah Furness. During the …

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