Uppingham First

Uppingham Homes Community Land Trust Awarded Government Funding

An Uppingham First proposal to build affordable housing for younger people in Rutland has received government support in the form of a £75k grant from Homes England. The grant has supported the creation of the ‘Uppingham Homes Community Land Trust’ and an initial proposal to design up to 8 homes to be built on the …

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Uppingham Champion Robert Wills Dies

If Uppingham were a kingdom surely there is one man who would have deserved recognition as royalty. Major employer, property owner, international businessman, leather goods manufacturer, sports club and youth champion, community benefactor, hotelier par excellence, brewer, restaurant patron, company director extraordinaire and honorary Rotarian Robert Wills, has died.  Known to many as Mr Uppingham, …

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Rural Rutland

The Eyebrook Walk 2019

The walk covers a gentle 5 miles of pathway and minor roads around the beautiful Eyebrook Reservoir initially through a limited access Nature Reserve. The reservoir is a major trout fishery, an important habitat for water birds of all types and has a historic connection to the Dambusters who practised over its surface prior to …

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Service Update

The Hopper bus service is running normally Service enquiries to 01572 495050 or 07710 328469 Interested in doing the two day training course to become a volunteer driver?  Call 01572 823465  

Temporary Website Fills the Gap While New Uppingham Portal is Being Developed

The original and very popular Uppingham First website, first published in 2009, has been closed down as its software was out of date and not mobile friendly.   This site is a temporary replacement. Links to the Uppingham Webcam, the Uppingham Hopper, the ABC Trail and other significant online links to community pages are temporarily located …

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