Distinguished in Place and Repute

Author: The Clerk

National lockdown from Jan 2021

Because of national lockdown, the Town Hall is closed until further notice.

We are still contactable - via townclerk@uppinghamtowncouncil.co.uk

Posted: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 16:21 by The Clerk

Tags: Coronavirus

A letter from the Lord Lieutenant

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

Tags: Community Support

Town Council's Covid fund

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

Tags: Grant Aid

Uppingham Retailer Survey

Uppingham Retailer Survey

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

Tags: Survey, Uppingham Retailers






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

Tags: Councillors

Play Area Opened!

Play Area Opened!

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

Tags: Park, Play area

Join us to open the new play area!

Join us to open the new play area!

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.

All welcome.

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

Tags: New Play Area, Tod's Piece

Do you know a local hero?

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

townclerk@uppinghamtowncouncil.co.uk... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 10:35 by The Clerk

Tags: Volunteers

Re-opening Town Hall for Classes after Covid-19 Lockdown

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

Tags: Coronavirus, Town Hall

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