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Vote for Braunston !

The Rutland Radio Village Star Awards are here - celebrating all that is good about the villages in our area .

Rutland Radio are looking to find the best village hall/community centre, village pub, village shop, best annual event and best overall village, and they want you to help them decide.

Nominations are open until Sunday 13th October, and then the voting stage will run from Tuesday 15th October... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 25 Sep 2019 09:54 by Janet Taylor

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International Bat Night

Sun 25th August is International Bat Night and naturally Braunston will be playing a key role in the event !

Enjoy a pint and complimentary buffet from 6.30pm at Rutland's oldest inn, The Blue Ball, Braunston-in-Rutland, LE15 8QS
www.theblueballbraunston.co.uk
Then join an expert from the Leics.& Rutland Bat Group for a bat talk and walk around the church, 7.45-9.30pm
This event is FREE and accompanied... Read More »


Posted: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 09:34 by Janet Taylor

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Charity auction

Charity auction

Local charity TwentyTwenty will be auctioning a painting of Braunston High Street by acclaimed local artist Alan Oliver on 30th June at the Rutland Polo Club lunch. All proceeds will go to help local disadvantaged young people.

Reserve price is £200 - so if you are interested in owning a beautiful image of our beautiful village, and donate to a good cause at the same time, get in touch with Joanna... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 18:32 by Janet Taylor

Tags: Village information

Free parking

Did you know that all RCC car parks in Oakham and Uppingham how have free parking for 30 minutes. You still need to go to the pay machine to get a ticket but no payment is needed. So next time you just want to nip to the bank, pick up a prescription or make a quick purchase, there's no need to trawl the streets for that elusive parking space - just head for a car park.

Well done RCC !! ( tho' an hour... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 08 Jun 2019 17:14 by Janet Taylor

Tags: News

European elections

Elections to the European parliament will be held on Thursday May 23rd. Our local polling station is the Village Hall which will be open for voting between 7am and 10pm.

Posted: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 09:21 by Janet Taylor

Tags: News, Village information, Elections

May Fayre preparations are go !

Our annual May Fayre is on Mon May 6th from 10am to 4pm - fun for everyone, with street market, games, food, music and much much more. Planning is underway - check out our May Fayre page

Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 12:21 by Janet Taylor

Tags: Village information, News

Activities in the Village Hall

There is something happening in the hall almost every day - why not try something new this year?

On Monday evenings we have Oakham Sings!, a ladies' singing group where the emphasis is on upbeat music and having fun.
Tuesday and Wednesday you'll find the Braunston Table Tennis Club knocking seven bells out of a ping pong ball, new members always welcome. Also on Wednesday the quilting group meets in... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:30 by Janet Taylor

Tags: Village information, News

Advent windows

Advent windows

Braunston's Advent Windows have been an amazing success - if you haven't yet seen them all get out there before Jan 5th and be impressed by the creative flair of our village. Thanks to Karen Allen for her inspiration and organisation, and to all those who have taken part.

Posted: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 11:52 by Janet Taylor

Tags: News

Church Street closure

The good news is that we finally have a date for the replacement of the water main on Church St - the bad news is that, of course, there will be disruption in the village while the works are carried out. Once done however, we should see an end to the regular leaks and associated works that have been ongoing for some time, and also there should be an improvement in the water pressure.

The work is scheduled... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:12 by Janet Taylor

Tags: Village information

Water related news

It finally looks like the long, soggy saga of the Church St water main could be coming to a conclusion. Test holes were dug at the end of June for Severn Trent to build up a detailed picture of what lies under the road and, depending slightly on the results they get back, the main work is booked in to start on the week of September 3rd.

Severn Trent intend to do a full job, covering Oakham Road, Church... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 08 Jul 2018 12:23 by Janet Taylor

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