Uppingham Town Council

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Author: Neil Wedge

Gainsborough Road Parking Survey

Gainsborough Road Parking Survey

We are seeking your views about the parking situation on Gainsborough Road near to Tod's Piece. Once we have gathered views we will submit a request to Rutland County Council to make the improvements. These can take between 12 and 18 months to plan and implement.

Please click the below link to complete the survey.

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

Posted: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:52 by Neil Wedge

Tags: Car Parking

Annual Uppingham Lent Fair - Last Day in 2019

Annual Uppingham Lent Fair - Last Day in 2019

The annual Lent Fair is in its last day this afternoon and evening - don't miss the chance to have some fun right in the heart of town.

Posted: Sat, 16 Mar 2019 12:45 by Neil Wedge

Tags: News, Annual Lent Fair

Town Clerk to Leave Role in Uppingham

Town Clerk to Leave Role in Uppingham

Uppingham Town Council advises that their current Town Clerk, Neil Wedge will be leaving his post at the end of May 2019 having been in role just over 4 years. Neil Wedge commented – "I'll be sad to leave Uppingham which has been a wonderful place to raise our family, contribute to the community and work. I have thoroughly enjoyed all it has to offer. As a family, we will keep in touch with our... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 14 Mar 2019 11:29 by Neil Wedge

Tags: News

First 30 Minutes Free Car Parking from early April 2019

First 30 Minutes Free Car Parking from early April 2019

Attached is a press release from Rutland County Council signalling a change in early April 2019 to the car parking charges. It is hoped this move encourages those in the villages and Uppingham to use our High Street more, as well as those passing through Uppingham.

The idea was brought to Council by Steve Rozak which was supported by fellow members. Following a request to Rutland County Council they... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Mar 2019 15:04 by Neil Wedge

Tags: News, Car Parking Charges

Report problems on the streets in Uppingham

Report problems on the streets in Uppingham

If you spot a problem with paving slabs, street lighting or fly tipping report it to Rutland County Council here:

Fix My Street

Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 11:37 by Neil Wedge

Tags: Services

Market Traders

Market Traders

Due to a combination of factors Uppingham Town Council now has a small number of pitches available for its popular Friday Market - if you trade elsewhere and would like to join a friendly and diverse market contact the Town Clerk:

tel: 01572 822681

email: townclerk@uppinghamtowncouncil.co.uk

Posted: Fri, 08 Mar 2019 09:16 by Neil Wedge

Tags: News, Friday Market

747 Bus Service Saturday 9th March 2019 - is back on!

747 Bus Service Saturday 9th March 2019 - is back on!

This just in from Rutland County Council transport team:

The roadworks on the A47 have been deferred.

Posted: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:52 by Neil Wedge

Tags: News

Meeting with Barclays Bank Representatives

Meeting with Barclays Bank Representatives

We have held a meeting with Barclays and put forward our concerns about problems that the branch closure could potentially cause in Uppingham. We have had a very constructive meeting with representatives from the bank and discussed some potential solutions to mitigate some of these issues. The bank has agreed to look into our suggestions and we intend to hold a further meeting in the near future.

Posted: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:31 by Neil Wedge

Tags: News

Residents Warned About Scam Email

Residents Warned About Scam Email

Rutland County Council is warning residents not to respond to unsolicited emails offering refunds for an overpayment.

Several Rutland residents have contacted the Council after receiving an email that appears to come from HM Revenue & Customs and claims to offer a refund following a City Council overpayment for late 2017.

Councillor Gordon Brown, Portfolio Holder for Revenues and Benefits at Rutland... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:51 by Neil Wedge

Tags: News, Scam Emails

Road Closure Notice - Hopes Yard, Uppingham

It is anticipated the works will take 3 days. The closure shall come into force when the appropriate signs are erected on site.

The duration of the Closure shall be as follows: from 19th February 2019 to 21st February 2019

Posted: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 16:29 by Neil Wedge

Tags: Road Closure Notice