Service Update

The Hopper bus service is running normally. New bus stops are currently being manufactured and will be erected when ready. Service enquiries to 01572 495050 or 07710 328469 Interested in becoming a volunteer driver or passenger assistant?  Call 01572 823465

Uppingham First Vice Chair David Ainslie Awarded BEM

The Partnership congratulations Uppingham First Vice Chair, Uppingham Homes CLT  Vice Chair, Uppingham Neighbourhood Forum Executive Member and former Uppingham Town Mayor Cllr David Ainslie on being awarded the BEM in the New Year Honours list for his work in the Uppingham community. Very well deserved.   

Uppingham First Board 2020

Uppingham First is the award winning elected community partnership for Uppingham recognised by national and local government and the voluntary/charity sector. A company limited by guarantee its agendas, minutes and significant reports can be read at www.uppinghamfirst.co.uk. The company is a member of Revive and Thrive, Locality and the Community Transport Association. For 2020 its …

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UppShop – Addressing Disadvantage and Social Isolation in a Cashless Society – A Collaborative Community Project in Support of Local Businesses

Led by Rotary in Uppingham, the aim of this project is to harness the community spirit evident in Uppingham and bring old and young together to empower a pilot group of the elderly and/or housebound with the skills and knowledge necessary to operate online banking and to shop in the town centre and Friday Market …

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Developer Event a Success

Over 100 people visited Uppingham Town Hall on Saturday December 7th 2019 to view a range of development sites and housing proposals on offer for inclusion in the 2020 update of the Uppingham Neighbourhood Plan. Open between 10am and 12 noon, the exhibition enabled residents to informally meet and chat with a number of Developers/Agents …

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Champion James

Well known Uppingham company director James Torbell has been awarded this year’s prestigious Biz Club Award at a ceremony and awards luncheon held in The Falcon Hotel. James is pictured with the Biz Club Trophy. Upon receiving the award he informed the audience that a significant part of his success could be attributed to the …

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New Trader in Uppingham

Sloane’s of Uppingham hair and beauty salon at 8 North Street East, Uppingham has undergone a very tasteful interior facelift with new salon company director Emma Lambell-Brown and salon manager Graham Bell. In time for Christmas, the Salon has now added gift vouchers, ‘Recommend a Friend’ rewards and a unique Loyalty Club for all new …

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Uppingham First Meets Anne, Princess Royal

Uppingham Town Councillor and Uppingham First Director Ron Simpson BEM is pictured meeting Anne, Princes Royal at the 2019 annual conference of the National Association of Local Councils (NALC). The subject of discussion is affordable housing with Ron being given the opportunity to talk about the Uppingham Homes Community Land Trust and its ‘affordable housing …

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High Sheriff Rides The Hopper

Pictured is Rutland High Sheriff Margaret Miles who recently spent an hour on the Uppingham Hopper learning the route and talking to regular passengers. Commenting upon her experience the High Sheriff said, “What a magnificent service to the community. The Hopper is social, clean, safe, punctual …..and clearly gets lots of happy people from A …

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