• The Blue Ball

  • All Saints Church

  • The Old Plough

  • The Village Hall

Coronavirus information

Visit our Coronavirus page to find out about our Good Neighbours support network, how the Blue Ball can help, information about the Rutland Foodbank, and any other local services that are available.

We also have advice from the government and links to official websites for the latest information.

Keep safe - keep your distance

Parish Council Meetings

Face-to-face meetings are suspended during the isolation period. Meetings will now be conducted online - full details are available on the Parish Council page.

Welcome to the Braunston-in-Rutland parish website

Braunston is a thriving village located just two miles from Oakham in the glorious county of Rutland. This website will tell you all about the Parish Council and what our local issues are, plus a wealth of information about the village in general. If you can't find what you want or would like to recommend any improvements to our website then please contact us.

If you are new to the village you might like to download our 'welcome pack' which is designed to get you familiar with what's going on in the village and has some useful contact details.

Latest News

Blue Ball update

Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 09:21 by Janet Taylor

The Blue Ball is open again!

Normal service is resuming. Dom & Pip ( and a squad of willing helpers ) have rejigged everything to make it Covid secure, with tables spaced out inside and the outside area extended into what was car parking. The interior designers have also been busy and everywhere, including the previously slightly unloved top rooms, are now looking extremely stylish. More »

Current opening times are Friday, Saturday and Sunday - keep an eye on the website and social media posts for future developments. » Less

VE Day 75th Anniversary celebrations

Posted: Sat, 23 May 2020 17:36 by Janet Taylor

May 8th 2020 should have been the day of the annual May Fayre, and the enthusiasm usually channelled into that found its way into a fine celebration of VE day. The bunting was up, the flags were out and food, fashion and music all added to a nostalgic 1940s feel. More »

Take a look at the VE Day page to see some pictures of how we celebrated. » Less

Foodbank requests

Posted: Thu, 16 Apr 2020 10:29 by Janet Taylor

Rutland Food Bank continues to need your support

Thank you to everyone who has donated food etc to the Oakham food bank over the last few months. The number of families needing support has increased significantly so your gifts remain so important. The Foodbank collection box is now located in the Church porch and is regularly emptied, there is a list of specific needs with the box. You can also donate money and find out more about Rutland food bank at https://rutland.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-money/ More »

Items that are currently required are:

Tinned carrots
Tinned potatoes
Jams/ Spreads
Sponge puddings
Tinned meat pies
Tins of custard
Full cream UHT milk
Toilet rolls
UHT juice
Small jars of coffee
Washing up liquid
Washing detergent tablets » Less