Uppingham Town Council

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Author: The Clerk

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

Temporary Road Closure

Temporary Road Closure

There will be a temporary road closure at Uppingham Road, Seaton from 08/06/20 until 15/06/20.

Please see attached Road Closure Notice for more information.

Posted: Tue, 05 May 2020 11:14 by The Clerk

Tags: Information, road closure

Crisis Helpline - Coronavirus

Crisis Helpline - Coronavirus

The NHS has been contacting people who have been identified as being extremely vulnerable to coronavirus because they have a serious health condition.

These people are being urged to shield themselves and stay indoors and avoid contact with others for 12 weeks, during which time they can request support to help access food and medicine as part of a national support scheme. Further details of this can... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:29 by The Clerk

Tags: Coronavirus, helpline

Tod's Piece Reminder

Tod's Piece Reminder

Residents are reminded that the skatepark and play area at Tod's Piece are currently closed to the public as a precautionary measure to help prevent the spread of Cornoavirus (COVID-19).

Posted: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 14:02 by The Clerk

Tags: Coronavirus, Tod's Piece