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Author: The Clerk

Lateral Flow Test

Easy access to asymptomatic testing

There is now an extensive network of locations across Rutland where you can collect a Covid-19 self-test (Lateral Flow) kit. These are for people who have no Covid symptoms, but want to check that they are Covid-free before attending a workplace, appointment or social event.

Covid-19 self-test kits are free of charge and can be collected from the foyer in Uppingham Town Hall or from the Library in Uppingham.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Nov 2021 10:03 by The Clerk

Tags: Covid tests

New Town Clerk in Uppingham

New Town Clerk in Uppingham

The Mayor of Uppingham, Councillor Stephen Rozak has welcomed Mrs Sharon Coe as the new Clerk to Uppingham Town Council.

Councillor Stephen Rozak said, 'We are delighted to welcome Sharon to the team and the Council is looking forward to working with her in reviewing and improving our activities to make Uppingham a great place to live and work.' The Mayor also thanked Locum Clerk Peter Leppard for his... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Oct 2021 11:44 by The Clerk

Tags: Clerk, Uppingham Town Council

Lateral Flow Kits for the Community

Lateral Flow Kits for the Community

Rutland County Council's mobile testing van is on hand to help you, your friends and family stay healthy while we are all getting back to the things we have missed.

Visit the van to collect home test kits or to find the answers to any questions you might have about testing. The van will alternate between sites at Rutland Water each Wednesday from 9am to 3pm in September.

Dates for September 2021:

Wednesday... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 12:52 by The Clerk

Tags: Coronavirus, Testing

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