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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Rotary Urges Community to Support Cycle Ride to End Polio Now

Friday November 22nd 2019       9am to 7pm      The Falcon Hotel Uppingham Rutland LE15 9PY Cycle to End Polio Now During the week of 16-23rd November, Rotarians around the world are taking part in the ‘Indoor Cycle Ride for End Polio Now’ with the aim of raising $10M for the Rotary ‘End Polio Now’ campaign. On …

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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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Biz Club Welcomes Star Guests

The October meeting of the Rutland Biz Club, held at The Falcon Hotel in Uppingham Rutland, welcomed world finance expert Michael Howell as its after lunch guest speaker. Michael is CEO of CrossBorder Capital, a London-based FCA registered, independent research firm of 15 professionals that he founded in 1996. Previously he was Head of Research …

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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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