HM Queen's Platinum Jubilee, 2022
Planning for 2022's Platinum Jubilee Weekend in Rutland (the first weekend in June) is under way, led by the Lord Lieutenant. Locally organised events in Uppingham will of course also be encouraged - could anyone intending to organise one please let the Town Council know (email@example.com) so that the weekend can be as well-coordinated as possible - many thanks.
Posted: Sat, 07 Aug 2021 13:11 by The Clerk
Market Square toilets
Uppingham's Market Square toilets are owned and maintained by Rutland County Council. Uppingham Town Council has been in a negotiation for some time with the County Council and Barclays Bank, whereby the Town Council will take over ownership and full responsibility for the toilets and Barclays will install a 24-hour cash machine in the outside wall. These negotiations are nearing completion, but at... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 07 Aug 2021 12:26 by The Clerk
Lectures in Art History
Art History lectures are back this week!
Come join us on Wednesday afternoons from 2-3.30pm, upstairs in the Town Hall for the following lectures given by Dr. Ray Sutton:
28 July - The Norwich School and Rural Poor in early 19th C. English Art
4 August - Work and Struggle: The Painter as Witness
11 August - After the Crash: American Painting in the 1930's
18 August - John Brett: A Pre-Raphaelite in Cornwall... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 10:51 by The Clerk
Welcome to Charlie
- We welcome Charlie Pallett as our newest Town Councillor. Charlie fills the vacancy caused by the recent resignation of Cllr Lucy Lewin.
Posted: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 10:00 by The Clerk
Could you be our new Town Clerk?
Are you committed to serving the community?
Are you a careful administrator, a good communicator and an enthusiastic manager? Would you consider joining Uppingham Town Council as our new Town Clerk?
Uppingham is a small market town in Rutland with a thriving economic and social life. The town has both primary and secondary schools within its boundaries and boasts a wide range of hospitality and sports... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 29 May 2021 10:17 by The Clerk
Welcome to Tom
We welcome Tom Johnson as our newest Town Councillor. Tom won the 6th May by-election which arose from the resignation of Cllr Alec Crombie.
Posted: Fri, 07 May 2021 16:59 by The Clerk
Mayor's Annual Report 2020-2021
The Mayor's Annual Report is now available to view ahead of the Annual Town Meeting, which takes place online at 7pm on Thursday 29th of April.
The report looks at the last 12 months and how Uppingham Town Council has worked with the community to overcome some of the challenges the town has faced during 2020/21. The report gives an overview of Uppingham Town Council's financial information and also... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 10:01 by The Clerk
Annual Town Meeting, 29 April, 7pm
The Annual Town Meeting is a meeting of all our residents - a great opportunity for raising ideas for improving the town!
Town councillors will be present to discuss your views (but it's not a town council meeting).
Your thoughts and opinions will be very welcome.
[During the meeting, there will be a presentation by, and opportunity to feedback to, Healthwatch Rutland's What matters to you? project team,... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 23:34 by The Clerk
Victoria Fountain Restored
The Queen Victoria Jubilee Fountain in Uppingham has been restored, thanks to a donation by a local resident. The Grade II listed monument was built in 1887 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the reign of Queen Victoria and has now been cleaned by a specialist company.
Built in stone in the gothic revival style, the fountain is a key part of the Market Place in Uppingham. Steve Rozak, the Mayor... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Apr 2021 10:11 by The Clerk
Road Closure information A6003
From 12th April until 5th July 2021 the Manton Road (A6003) will be subject to a road closure due to building improvements at Manton bridge. During this time a diversion will be in place and the Centrebus RF1 route between Corby and Melton Mowbray will also be affected.
The bus service will continue to serve each settlement on the route, with the exception of Gunthorpe,
More information can be found... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 11:23 by The Clerk