The Lord-Lieutenant of Rutland
Dr Sarah Furness PhD
25th November 2020
Dear Parish Clerks and Chairs
I am immensely impressed by the ways in which communities in Rutland have supported each other, the vulnerable and those in need through the pandemic. Thank you for everything that you are currently doing to support your Parish to serve the community. It has been an exceptionally testing year for us all... Read More »
Posted: Sat, 12 Dec 2020 11:48 by The Clerk
Dear Uppingham retailer
We wrote to you in July about the creation of the Town Council's Covid fund, to enable retailers to apply for small grants to help sustain their business reopening. The maximum claim is £200 per business.Although we have had a number of applicants, some unallocated monies remain in this Fund, so this is a reminder to submit a claim if you feel you have a case - no later... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 03 Dec 2020 15:30 by The Clerk
Retailers in Uppingham have devised a questionnaire to understand how best to meet shopper's needs now and in the future.
To take part please follow the link below to the questionnaire
Posted: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 14:48 by The Clerk
NOTICE OF VACANCY
IN THE OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR
UPPINGHAM TOWN COUNCIL
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
Pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that as a result of the resignation of Alec Crombie MBE, a vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for Uppingham Town Council.
If by 25 September 2020 (14 days* after the date of this notice), a request for an election to fill the said vacancy is made... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 10:00 by The Clerk
Children in Uppingham are celebrating the opening of a new play area at Tod's Piece. The new play area is officially up and running following a launch party attended by the High Sheriff of Rutland, Richard Cole at Tod's Piece on Tuesday.
New all-weather surface and swings, slides and climbing equipment are included in the new play area, which was funded by a £50,000 grant from FCC Communities... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 13:47 by The Clerk
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.
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
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
email@example.com... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:35 by The Clerk
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
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
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