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Uppingham Sends Festive Greetings to its Twin Town

Un petit message pour nos correspondants dans notre ville jumelle de Caudebec-en-Caux ! Nous espérons que vous allez tous bien et que Noël vous fera du bien après cette année étrange et difficile. Nous savons que votre confinement a été dur à supporter. Nous avons pensé très fort à vous. Ici à Uppingham nous gardons le …

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Window of Hope

Richard Cole, High Sheriff of Rutland is pictured, centre, visiting the market place pop up shop ‘Window of Hope’ created by community partnership Uppingham First (UF). He is accompanied by UF director and book shop proprietor Lucy Stephenson, left, and Uppingham Deputy Town Mayor Liz Clarke. The Window of Hope was created to symbolise the …

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Lord Lieutenant Visits Uppingham Christmas Fair

The Lord Lieutenant of Rutland Dr Sarah Furness took time this month to visit the innovative Uppingham Christmas Fair organised by the Rotary Club of Uppingham and hosted by The Falcon Hotel. Sarah is pictured, centre, with Rotarians Margaret Simpson BEM and Joyce Marston who were selling home made goods in aid of Rotary charities. …

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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.

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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