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CPRE Rutland Energy Project

What Future Energy Do We Really Need? An invitation to join workshops to help design Uppingham’s future power supply One has only to read some of the publicity and community concerns around the country surrounding the plethora of large solar farms which are destined for planning consideration to realise that the nation is facing a …

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Uppingham Platinum Jubilee Sunday Luncheon Event

A major town event in honour of Her Majesty the Queen. Seventy guests to commemorate  70 years of public service. Features a welcome reception, a three course lunch and presentations from local residents who have met the Queen. Call 01572 823465 or e-mail [email protected] for tickets and further information.    

Rutland Tennis Academy’s Open Day

 Sunday May 8th at UCC between 10am – 1pm. Everyone from aged 13 upwards is welcome to come along. There will be a professional coach there for the morning.   https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/RutlandTennisAcademyUppingham    

Host Families Sought

Every year, thousands of school age overseas students are educated at independent schools across the UK. When their school closes for half term holidays and exeat weekends, they need a great host family who will provide a home away from home. Travel restrictions, as a result of the pandemic, have meant that international students have …

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Exhibition of Uppingham History on Friday 6th May, 11am to 4pm at The Falcon Hotel, Uppingham.

It’s Coming Home! A picture containing 25 portrait photographs, dating from the 1860s/1870s is being returned to its original home in the Vaults Pub in Uppingham.  The picture hung in the pub for over 150 years and contains photos of the ordinary people who drank there at the time.  The original picture was bought by …

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Uppingham and Rutland Champion Appointed as High Sheriff for Jubilee Year

Geoff Thompson has been appointed by HM The Queen to be High Sheriff of Rutland at a Declaration Ceremony at Oakham Castle on 5 April 2022. The office of High Sheriff is an independent, unpaid, non-political royal appointment, dating back to Saxon times. It has evolved to include a mix of ceremonial, charitable and community …

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Uppingham Mourns Loss of Former Chief Constable

It is with great sadness that Uppingham in Rutland acknowledges the Leicestershire Police announcement of the death of former Chief Constable Simon Cole, aged 55, who recently retired from the force. Simon, who had served in policing for over 30 years, was found dead at his home address in Kibworth Harcourt, Leicestershire. This matter has …

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Stilton Cheese Run 2022

The Stilton Cheese Classic Vehicle Run for 2022 is still 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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