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High Sheriff Delivers

Retiring High Sheriff Richard Cole is pictured helping to deliver medicines from Boots the Chemist in Uppingham High Street via the Uppingham Hopper on Friday April 3rd 2021. Richard spent more than an hour on the Hopper which was operating to its normal timetable while delivering the urgently needed medicines. Commenting on the experience Richard …

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Uppingham Business Group to Update Case for South East Quarter Economic Development Zone

An April 13th meeting of Local Employers and officials is to further explore the local economic benefit of a proposed new extended skills and employment zone for Uppingham. The concept of a major extension to the town’s existing industrial estate in Station Road was first considered as part of the employer debate building up to …

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Live and Local

As part of its Covid-19 response strategy, Community Partnership Uppingham First has become a subscribing member of Live and Local. It is proposed to organise a series of online and outdoor events to provide safe opportunities for local engagement by those residents seeking companionship in these difficult times. 

Uppingham Vanguard Board to Meet

Uppingham Vanguard Board is to meet on Thursday February 24th 2021. The board brings together community representatives and prospective developers/landowners with a view to strategic collaboration on the town ‘s future development.

Community Praises Partnership Covid-19 Response

A number of initiatives undertaken by the Uppingham Community Emergency Plan team and its supporting partners Uppingham First and the Uppingham Neighbourhood Forum have attracted very positive feedback from the community they serve. Their efforts are to feature in a number of Covid -19 case studies. In support of families educating at home, Uppingham company …

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Community Emergency Committee Launches Events Programme to Tackle Isolation and Mental Health Issues Created by Lockdown

Coordinators leading the Uppingham community response to the Covid-19 lockdown have acknowledged the mental health threat posed by the sustained Covid -19 lockdown and the positive contribution to the issue that might be made by the creative arts. They have joined with community partners to launch what is intended to be a number of entertainment …

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CPRE Rutland Study Supports Case for New Homes

Renowned for its campaigning to protect and sustain the countryside, CPRE Rutland, the local countryside charity, has completed the preparation of a local affordable housing survey which will soon be available to all local communities in Rutland. The 12 page survey booklet was prepared in collaboration with Rutland County Council. There will also be an …

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Uppingham Homes CLT Submits Planning Application To Build Six First Homes

Locally led Community Land Trust Uppingham Homes, a Community Benefit Society and Exempt Charity registered with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has submitted a planning application to build 6 new first homes at the site of the former Badley Orchard in Uppingham. The site was gifted to the CLT to build affordable first homes for …

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