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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Uppingham Champion Robert Wills Dies

If Uppingham were a kingdom surely there is one man who would have deserved recognition as royalty. Major employer, property owner, international businessman, leather goods manufacturer, sports club and youth champion, community benefactor, hotelier par excellence, brewer, restaurant patron, company director extraordinaire and honorary Rotarian Robert Wills, has died.  Known to many as Mr Uppingham, …

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Rural Rutland

The Eyebrook Walk 2019

The walk covers a gentle 5 miles of pathway and minor roads around the beautiful Eyebrook Reservoir initially through a limited access Nature Reserve. The reservoir is a major trout fishery, an important habitat for water birds of all types and has a historic connection to the Dambusters who practised over its surface prior to …

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Service Update

The Hopper bus service is running normally Service enquiries to 01572 495050 or 07710 328469 Interested in doing the two day training course to become a volunteer driver?  Call 01572 823465  

Temporary Website Fills the Gap While New Uppingham Portal is Being Developed

The original and very popular Uppingham First website, first published in 2009, has been closed down as its software was out of date and not mobile friendly.   This site is a temporary replacement. Links to the Uppingham Webcam, the Uppingham Hopper, the ABC Trail and other significant online links to community pages are temporarily located …

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