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The Eyebrook Walk 2017 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Uppingham Neighbourhood Forum   
Sunday, 19 February 2017 13:42

The Rotary Club of Uppingham has issued an invitation to join its members on The Eyebrook Walk on Sunday March 12th 2017 in aid of LOROS & other charities supported by Rotary. The walk covers a gentle 4.6 miles of pathway and minor roads around the beautiful Eyebrook Reservoir initially through a limited access Nature Reserve (by kind permission of TATA Steel plc). The reservoir is a major trout fishery, an important habitat for water birds of all types and has a historic connection to the Dambusters who practised over its surface prior to the Dams Raid in 1943. The walk will start between 10am and 12noon and should complete by 2pm. The route lies clockwise round the Eyebrook Reservoir starting from the lay-by on the side of the reservoir at the foot of the hill below Stoke Dry GR853963. Dogs on a lead are welcome.

To register for the walk call 01572 822568 or go online to:- http://form.jotformeu.com/form/42924645233354       
Last Updated on Sunday, 19 February 2017 14:12
 
Uppingham Invited to Address Good Councillor Conference PDF Print E-mail
Written by Uppingham First   
Sunday, 19 February 2017 14:11

Following on from an invitation to help write a national publication on Neighbourhood Planning for parish councillors, the Uppingham community has been invited to share its planning experience at a national conference. 

The Spring 'Good Councillor' Conference is to be held on April 26th 2017 at Farnborough. It is organised by the National Association of Local Councils. Topics to be covered will include Health and Well-Being, Devolution, Housing and Planning. The town's spokesperson will be Rutland Times columnist Cllr Ron Simpson BEM. Ron is a Neighbourhood Planning Champion and lead author of the Uppingham Neighbourhood Plan. 

Musical Quiz Night

Monday March 6th 

The Falcon Hotel 

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Uppingham Open Gardens

Sunday April 9th

2pm - 6pm

Tickets from the Church Hall 

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 February 2017 14:41
 
Chelsea Pensioner Entertains Uppingham PDF Print E-mail
Written by Uppingham On Line   
Sunday, 19 February 2017 13:35

altChelsea Pensioners, famous for their iconic scarlet uniforms, come from across the world and make up a vibrant veteran community based in the Royal Hospital Chelsea. The hospital was founded by Charles 11 and has been the home since 1692 of the Chelsea Pensioners, all of whom are retired soldiers of the British Army.

An invited Uppingham audience was recently treated to a presentation by the Hospital's Principal Guide, Chelsea Pensioner Brian Cumming. Brian is pictured above in his splendid uniform while attending the event in The Falcon Hotel.

Learn more about the hospital and its veterans at www.chelsea-pensioners.org.uk     

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 February 2017 13:36
 
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