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Coronavirus update - UPPINGHAM FRIDAY MARKET

Coronavirus update - UPPINGHAM FRIDAY MARKET

The Friday Market in Uppingham will be open again this week (3rd April 2020) and will also be open on GOOD FRIDAY (10th April). Only FOOD STALLS and STALLS SELLING ESSENTIAL HOUSEHOLD GOODS will be permitted and those visiting the market are urged to keep TWO METRES apart from others. Each stall will operate a queue management system and Uppingham Town Council will monitor the effectiveness of this... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 09:00 by The Clerk

Tags: Coronavirus, Markets

Rutland Rural Community Council

Rutland Rural Community Council

The RCC is a Leicestershire and Rutland based charity that focusses purely on activity to represent and support rural communities.

See their website for information and help during the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak.

Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 12:50 by The Clerk

Tags: Community Support, Coronavirus

Tod's Piece - Corona Virus Update

Tod's Piece - Corona Virus Update

Following the Prime Minister's address yesterday and advice from Rutland County Council, Uppingham Town Council have made the decision to close Tod's Piece play areas and the public toilets until further notice.

The park itself will remain open as people are permitted to walk and exercise once a day, either alone or with members of their immediate household. All other gatherings on Tod's Piece of more... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 14:00 by The Clerk

Tags: CoronaVirus Parks

Coronavirus (Covid - 19) NHS Advice

Click on the link below for more information

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Posted: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 13:07 by The Clerk

Tags: Coronavirus

Grant Funding Approved for Improvements to Children’s Play Area on Tod’s Piece in Uppingham

Grant Funding Approved for Improvements to Children’s Play Area on Tod’s Piece in Uppingham

Children in Uppingham are set to get an improved play area thanks to a £50,000 grant from FCC Communities Foundation.

The money will be used to create a new play area with improved all-weather floor surfacing and new play equipment.

The Mayor of Uppingham, David Casewell, believes the improved play area will make a huge difference to the lives of children living in the town. He says "This project... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 14:00 by The Clerk

Tags: Community Consultation, News

Annual Lent Fair 2020

Annual Lent Fair 2020

The Uppingham Annual Lent Fair is due to take place this year from 8th March 2020 until 15th March 2020. The event, managed by Holland Amusements, occupies the Market Place and there will be no Friday market on Friday 13th March 2020. A road closure of the Market Place will be in effect.

Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 15:15 by The Clerk

Tags: Annual Lent Fair

Press Release - Uppingham 2020/21 Precept

Press Release - Uppingham 2020/21 Precept

Ref: Uppingham Precept for 2020/21

Uppingham Town Council continues to work hard for the benefit of the local community. This year has seen change with the departure of the Town Clerk at the start of the financial year and new Town Clerk commencing in post in September 2019. There has been a period of transition where the Council has continued to look at ideas to improve facilities in the town and access... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 17:03 by The Clerk

Tags: Finance, News

747 Bus Receives further support from Councils

747 Bus Receives further support from Councils

Rutland County Council and Leicestershire County Council have announced continued funding for the 747 bus service.

Please see the attached press release from Rutland County Council for further information.

Posted: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 11:51 by The Clerk

Tags: 747 Centrebus, News

Tell us what you think

Tell us what you think

Uppingham Town Council is seeking views about facilities in the town.

We had a glitch with the survey last week but it is up and running again and we should be grateful if you would take a moment or two to complete it and let us know your thoughts.

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/Amenities1219

Posted: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 10:05 by The Clerk

Tags: News

Cottesmore Hunt - Press Release

On Wednesday 6th, of November Uppingham Town Council considered the motion that, when approached by the Cottesmore Hunt, whether to approve the use of the Market Place on New Years' Day. To date the Hunt have made no application to hold a meet in the Market Place this year.

The voting was follows. For the non- allowance of the Hunt to use the Market Place: 4 votes; to allow the hunt to use the Market... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 14:55 by The Clerk

Tags: News

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