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    Loads to do, lots to see, some great shops and businesses and a cracking market on Fridays!

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    Find out what classes are on at the Town Hall

    There are classes every weekday, evenings and weekends - check our calendar

Thanks for visiting our website!
Here you will find some useful information for those in the community of Uppingham and also those visiting our town. If you can't find what you are looking for let us know and we'll point you in the right direction.
As a town we are keen to tidy up our streets and in particular reduce the amount of dog fouling. If you notice any particular bad locations for dog fouling please click on the image to the right and report it to us.

What's happening this week?
The Spring / Summer 2016 Newsletter is being delivered as you read this with some important local views being sought - your chance to have a say again!! You can click on the link above to read the newsletter online now.

Important message from your Mayor, Alec Crombie about Uppingham First's Town Centre and Business Zone Plan and the current consultation over The Lent Fair and Royal Oak. Read it here.

Uppingham Town Council have a casual vacancy following the resignation of Bill O'Leary - if you fancy serving your community as a town councillor find out more here.

To see what's happening at the town hall or if you fancy joining a class just check out 'What's On' for more information.

The next full council meeting will be held on Wednesday 7th September 2016 at 7.30pm - there is a special agenda item each meeting to allow members of the public to make statements, if you have something you want Councillors to hear come and join us. Alternatively call into the Town Hall on the last Saturday in the month to a Councillor surgery (24th September).



Latest News

Last few days of consultation by Uppingham Town Council

Last few days of consultation by Uppingham Town Council

Sun, 28 Aug 2016 09:58 by Neil Wedge

The last few days of the 2 month long consultation with the community on the location of The Annual Lent Fair and the potential listing of the Royal Oak on Queen Street as an asset of community value. More »

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/AssetofCommunityValueConsultation

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/AnnualUppinghamFair

This is a consultation and not a referendum - the feedback provided will help councillors arrive at a decision on both topics later in 2016 (November). » Less

Message from the Mayor of Uppingham

Message from the Mayor of Uppingham

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:55 by Neil Wedge

Of late, a good few of you won't have been immune to the rumours buzzing around Uppingham regarding the future of our Market Place and the chartered market which it hosts on Fridays.

As Chairman of Uppingham Town Council I welcome the opportunity to reassure everyone that there are no, repeat no plans to alter Uppingham Market Place or inhibit the weekly market which is such a popular feature of our lives. More »

How have the rumours come about? As a follow-up to the Uppingham Neighbourhood Plan, a task group was set up by Uppingham First which turned its attention to the future of our Town Centre and Business Zones.

The outcome has been a draft plan which is just now reaching the public, and which I hope will be the subject of an open town meeting sooner rather than later.

The draft plan has had its main technical input from Uppingham First, and has yet to present the plan or have it debated by the Town Council.

One of the incarnations of Uppingham First is as a think-tank; hence the draft plan features some far-seeing ideas of a blue-sky nature. To give just one example, it aims to tackle the growing parking challenges which can only be expected to intensify if we sit on our hands.

Unfortunately the strategic influences of the plan are in danger of being swamped by the more eye-catching raft of ideas surrounding our Market Place. "Ideas" of course do not necessarily translate into actions.

So, if as I hope, we can bring our fellow Uppingham residents into the picture, do please make your views known. But wait until the draft plan in its entirety is in the public domain.

Whilst I am writing, may I make it clear that the publicity afforded to the Royal Oak licensed premises represents consultation, not a referendum. Your Town Council values your responses and can be trusted to proceed responsibly to recommend registration of the Queens Street property as an asset of special interest, or not. The timescale for this will be November 2016.

For those wishing to read the plan click here. This website is owned and administered by Uppingham First and not Uppingham Town Council.

Alec Crombie

Uppingham Town Mayor » Less

Stoneygate Mini-Rugby Starts Again on September 4th!!

Stoneygate Mini-Rugby Starts Again on September 4th!!

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:59 by Neil Wedge

Stoneygate Mini-Rugby

Starts again on Sunday 4th September at Uppingham Community College - 10:30am

Suitably qualified coaches for all age groups!

What better way to spend a Sunday morning!

We cater for all abilities, boys and girls and ages between school year 1 & year 9. More »