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CPRE Rutland Launches Fund Raising Quiz

CPRE Rutland, the county’s countryside charity, has responded to the Covid -19 pandemic by moving its annual fund raising quiz online and quadrupling the first prize. See www.cprerutland.uk for full details. The quiz is under ‘events’. Entry is £2.50.

Service Update

The regular Uppingham Hopper service is now suspended but the bus is still available for transport to the surgery by appointment. Please wear a mask when boarding and travelling on the bus  For booking enquiries call 01572 495050 

Uppingham Celebrates

Uppingham in Rutland is celebrating an even higher media profile than usual with statutory, business and voluntary sector representatives attracting awards in October. In the 2020 East Midlands Women’s Awards Uppingham based County Cllr Lucy Stephenson, the only female member of Rutland County Council Cabinet and the Portfolio Holder for Transport, was voted best market …

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Uppingham First Supports Hospital Consultation

Janet Thompson (pictured) Chair of the Uppingham Neighbourhood Forum reports that the three NHS clinical commissioning groups covering Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are carrying out a public consultation into proposals to spend £450 million transforming acute hospital and maternity services. Engagement has taken place on the future of local hospitals over a number of years …

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Community Collaborates with Schools to Ensure Public Safety

Representatives of Uppingham School, Uppingham Community College and the town’s Community Emergency Plan Committee have met to discuss the implications of the September return to school. The Committee reports to the Uppingham Neighbourhood Forum which is chaired by Janet Thompson (pictured). Both education institutions have undertaken a tremendous amount of work to ensure community safety …

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CPRE Rutland Announces Dates for Rutland Vision Consultation Workshops

CPRE Rutland, the local countryside charity, has announced a series of public consultation workshops to engage with the Rutland community in preparing a forward vision for Rutland in 2036. The mornings of Monday September 21st and Thursday September 24th will see a team of consultants and CPRE Rutland officials host online discussions to gather member …

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