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Join us to open the new play area!

Join us to open the new play area!

Come along to Tod's Piece tomorrow, Tuesday 11th August at 11am, where the High Sheriff of Rutland, Richard Cole will be opening the new space.

All welcome.

Social distancing measures will be in place for the opening and hand sanitiser will be available.

Posted: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 10:39 by The Clerk

Tags: New Play Area, Tod's Piece

Do you know a local hero?

The Lord-Lieutenant of Rutland, Dr Sarah Furness and the High Sheriff of Rutland, Richard Cole, are looking for nominations of people who have helped their community during the Covid crisis, so that they can be presented with certificates of gratitude.

If you would like to nominate someone who has helped through volunteering, befriending etc.. please email the Town Clerk on the address below

townclerk@uppinghamtowncouncil.co.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:35 by The Clerk

Tags: Volunteers

Re-opening Town Hall for Classes after Covid-19 Lockdown

The re-opening of the Town Hall for classes was debated by the Staffing and Amenities Committees during meetings held on 15th July 2020. The Town Council are obliged to consider health and safety matters when re-opening community facilities. This includes considering establishment of cleaning cycles and the undertaking of risk assessments.

Users and hirers of a community facility have responsibility... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 12:43 by The Clerk

Tags: Coronavirus, Town Hall

New Mayor for Uppingham

New Mayor for Uppingham

The next Mayor of Uppingham has been confirmed as Councillor Stephen Rozak, who was previously the Deputy Mayor. His position was confirmed at the Annual Council Meeting, which took place on Wednesday 1 July 2020. Councillor Liz Clarke was confirmed as Deputy Mayor.

The Mayor said "It's a great honor to become Mayor of the town of Uppingham. As a community we are working through the Covid pandemic and... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:18 by The Clerk

Tags: Deputy Mayor, Mayor

Work starts on Tod's Piece play area refurbishment

Work starts on Tod's Piece play area refurbishment

Construction has begun on the refurbishment of the children's play area at Tod's Piece in Uppingham. The town's Mayor David Casewell said "We are delighted that the work has started and we are now able to progress with this much-needed upgrade. Our new play area will have all-weather surfaces and new and improved equipment for children to enjoy. The lock-down has delayed the project but has also shown... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 14:55 by The Clerk

Tags: Parks

Uppingham is open for business!

Uppingham is open for business!

Non-essential retailers such as art galleries, clothes shops and jewellers are able to re-open their shops from this week.

Uppingham Town Council has been working with Rutland County Council and Oakham Town Council on a "Open for Business' campaign to help support local business to open safely and to encourage residents and visitors to shop locally.

Rutland County Council has also launched a dedicated... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 11:01 by The Clerk

Tags: High Street, Recovery

Work to start on new play area this summer

Work to start on new play area this summer

Work is soon to begin on upgrading the children's play area on Tod's Piece.

The project has been slightly delayed by the Covid-19 outbreak, however the Council can now confirm that contractors will be on site from mid-July to start work on creating new playground surfaces and installing new equipment, benches and fences.

The work is funded by FCC Communities Foundation and Uppingham Town Council.

The... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 14:07 by The Clerk

Tags: Park

Friday Market

Friday Market

From FRIDAY 5th JUNE non-essential market traders are permitted to return to the Uppingham weekly market, as per Government guidance.

Customers are reminded to continue to follow government safety guidelines and maintain social distancing of 2 meters when using the market. Market stall holders should put measures in place to help ensure customers can shop safely.

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 09:38 by The Clerk

Tags: Market

Grant Aid 2020

Grant Aid 2020

Do you run a community organisation or are you thinking about planning a community project?

Community Groups are reminded that each financial year Uppingham Town Council awards £10,000 to community groups and projects in the town. If funding is related to an event which may or may not go ahead due to Covid-19, you are still welcome to apply on the basis that any approval may be subject to the... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 May 2020 17:30 by The Clerk

Tags: Grant Aid, News

VE Day - 75 Years

Uppingham Town Hall

To commemorate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe the Town Hall will be decorated with the 'Uppingham Poppies'.

David Casewell, Mayor of Uppingham said "There is no bunting in our cupboards, but we do have an opportunity to unfurl our display created by the people of Uppingham. The poppies remind us of the terrible loss of life created by wars, but also of hope and new life emerging from dark... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 07 May 2020 13:53 by The Clerk

Tags: VE Day, news

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