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2018 Eyebrook Walk PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 15 July 2018 07:05

The annual Eyebrook Walk in support of LOROS and other Rotary charities is to be held on Sunday July 29th. The walk was moved to this new date due to dangerous conditions created by snow earlier in the year. Learn more about the walk and register online to participate here.   

Alternatively register at the start on the day at the Eyebrook in Stoke Dry between 10am and 11am.

Meeting Dates

Biz Club - July 20th 

Vanguard Board - July 24th

Neighbourhood Forum AGM

August 23rd  

Police Special Recruitment Event 

August 23rd 

Neighbourhood Plan Committee

TBA

 Further Information here 


 
Anna's Hope PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 15 July 2018 06:49

altA charity event for Anna's Hope on Wednesday 18th of July at 7.00pm hosted by The Falcon Hotel. Anna's Hope is a local, Stamford based charity, which helps children and young people with brain tumours.

The event is a drinks reception and a presentation by Marc Allum, from the Antiques Roadshow, revealing some of his experiences in the world of antiques.

Tickets are £20.00 per head and include drinks and canapés, with proceeds being donated to the charity.


 
Rotarian Honoured for Community Service PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 15 July 2018 06:21

altThe Rotary Club of Uppingham has recognised the outstanding community service of one of its founding members. Keith Edwards, of Oakham, has been awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship by Rotary International on the recommendation of the club. Keith is pictured (left) receiving the award from club president Rotarian Paul Laird at a ceremony held in The Falcon Hotel, Uppingham.

Paul Harris awards  are given for sustained and outstanding service to Rotary and the wider world. Keith has held all three major leadership roles in the club, President,Treasurer and Secretary and has been instrumental in supporting a range of local community initiatives. He is only the seventh member of the club to receive the award since its foundation.

 

Read the Uppingham First Annual Report at Uppingham Online     

See the Uppingham First Data Protection Policy on the information pages here 

 Uppingham Hopper Timetable at www.uppinghamhopper.uk

 
Partnership Welcomes Bloor Homes Investment PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 01 July 2018 12:19

altRepresentatives of Uppingham First were among the first to visit and view new show homes (pictured) when they opened to prospective purchasers on Saturday June 30th at the Elms development being built by Bloor Homes on Leicester Road in Uppingham, Rutland.

The houses are the first to be built as a result of the Uppingham Neighbourhood Plan, which was created under the leadership of the Partnership.  On signage outside the development, Bloor Homes confirms that the company will pay £1.1M toward community infrastructure, is gifting recreational land to the town and will have spent  £177,975 on highway improvements.

The Uppingham Neighbourhood Plan and other town strategy documents  can be read here     

 
Uppingham Policing PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 01 July 2018 11:13

altUppingham First and its constituent Business and Neighbourhood Forums  have reached agreement with Leicestershire Police and its Rutland LPU Commander to work toward the strengthening of policing in Uppingham by collaborating to recruit two police special constables with the power of arrest to be based in the town. The initiative is being coordinated by PC Joshua Ace Pictured).

Volunteer Police Special Constables can work different hours to paid officers and can help support not only the existing beat team, but also the town's night time and weekend economy. 

Commenting on the initiative Business  Forum Chair, Neighbourhood Forum Coordinator and Neighbourhood Watch lead Ron Simpson BEM  said, "These new posts will be an excellent opportunity for members of the community who are interested in a future career in the police service or simply wish to make a significant contribution to community safety and the prevention of crime in Uppingham. The community welcomes the Leicestershire Force's positive attitude toward this initiative which will get properly under way in the summer."

Anyone interested in the roles can get in touch at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and more information will be provided.  


 
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