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Anglian Water Agrees to Work with Uppingham Community

Uppingham Homes Community Land Trust has secured agreement with Anglian Water to work together to enable the building of homes for younger people in Uppingham, Rutland. Anglian Water has offered to assess and cost the improvements necessary at Uppingham Wastewater Treatment Plant to ensure appropriate environmental standards can be maintained on the Badley Orchard site …

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Lord Lieutenant Launches Rebranding of Uppingham Business

Dr Sarah Furness PhD, Lord Lieutenant of Rutland braved the rain in Uppingham on Friday October 11th to help launch the rebranding of local business Castle Car Care Ltd. The company offers technical support and expertise to local community minibus, the Uppingham Hopper and is a popular garage with many residents. It is also a …

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Lucy Lewin Triumphs in East Midlands Women’s Awards

Neighbourhood Forum Nominee Cllr Lucy Lewin has been awarded the prestigious ‘Outstanding female leader in a market town’ award at the 2019 East Midlands Women’s Awards held in Colwick Hall, Nottinghamshire on Friday October 11th 2019 in the presence of the Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire. A panel of three judges for the award all selected …

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Uppingham First to Become Custodian of Famous Stilton Cheese Classic Vehicle Run

Following the deaths of Jim and Joy Barry, founders of the nationally acclaimed Stilton Cheese Classic Vehicle Run, it has been agreed with participating car clubs that ownership and organisation of the Run will be taken over by the Uppingham First Community Partnership with effect from April 2020. In recent years the partnership has hosted …

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Castle Car Care to be Relaunched by the Rutland Lord Lieutenant

Castle Car Care of Station Road, Uppingham is looking forward to a brighter future following its decision to relaunching the company with a whole new image.  A brand-new website is to be launched too. The Lord-Lieutenant of Rutland, Dr Sarah Furness will be unveiling the brand-new Castle Car Care signage and company branding on Friday …

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Uppingham Business Forum

On August 27th Rutland High Sheriff Margaret Miles (pictured centre) joined local business colleagues at the well-attended AGM of the Uppingham Business Forum held in the elegant Oak Room of The Falcon Hotel. Issues discussed included concern about political determination of policing priorities, a bid to the new government scheme for rural 5G wireless projects, …

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East Midlands Women’s Awards 2019

Following its success in the 2018 awards, the Uppingham Neighbourhood Forum acting on behalf of the Uppingham community has made two nominations to the 2019 East Midlands Women’s Awards, the final judging of which will be held at Colwick Hall, Nottingham on Friday October 11th. The town’s nomination for ‘Outstanding Female Leader in a Market …

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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 Neighbourhood Forum AGM

Annual General Meeting of the Uppingham Neighbourhood Forum Thursday August 29th 2019 Garden Terrace – The Falcon Hotel, Market Place, Uppingham – 7.30pm Uppingham residents and representatives of all voluntary sector sports, youth, adult and charitable organisations based in Uppingham and its neighbouring villages are invited to attend the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the …

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