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Author: The Clerk

Have your say on bus services in Rutland

Have your say on bus services in Rutland

Rutland County Council is developing a bus services improvement plan in collaboration with the county's bus operators and is asking for input from people across the county.

A bus service improvement survey launched on Monday 23 August to gather information from residents of all ages, those who use the bus service and those that do not. To take part in the survey, please visit

future.rutland.gov.uk/bus-service-improvement-plan... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 31 Aug 2021 11:13 by The Clerk

Tags: 747, Survey, Transport

Community Chest grants

When builders build new homes, they usually have to pay a tax called Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). That CIL revenue is then used by local authorities to help deliver new or improved infrastructure to support the extra demands caused by development of the area. CIL can be used to fund a wide range of infrastructure, including transport, flood defences, schools, hospitals, and other health and... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 07 Aug 2021 17:55 by The Clerk

Tags: Grant Aid

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 (townclerk@uppinghamtowncouncil.co.uk) so that the weekend can be as well-coordinated as possible - many thanks.

Posted: Sat, 07 Aug 2021 13:11 by The Clerk

Tags: Event

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

Tags: Market Place

Lectures in Art History

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

Tags: Classes, History of Art. Lectures

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

Tags: Councillors

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

Tags: Employment

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

Tags: Casual Vacancy

Mayor's Annual Report 2020-2021

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

Tags: Annual Report, Mayor

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

Tags: Annual Town Meeting