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Parish Council Meetings

Face-to-face meetings are suspended during the isolation period.

Meetings, including the Annual Parish Meeting on April 9th, will now be conducted online - full details coming soon.

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:40 by Janet Taylor

Tags: News, Village information

Parking in council car parks

From 26th March Rutland County Council is suspending parking charges in all of their car parks.

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 17:58 by Janet Taylor

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Coronavirus update

Coronavirus update

The Braunston Good Neighbours have set up a support group to help us all through this current difficult time.

If you need any help with activities such as shopping, prescriptions, dog walking, or just a friendly chat on the phone, then get in touch.

Call or text us on 07422 693608, or email us at and our village volunteers will help you out.

And don't forget to keep an... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 18:04 by Janet Taylor

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Goodbye to Andy the milkman

Goodbye to Andy the milkman

There was a good turnout in the village hall on Sat 16th Nov to say thank you and goodbye to Andy, our milkman for many years. He will be much missed as apart from delivering the milk, he was always happy to give a hand with other small jobs such as changing light bulbs, opening jars and even bringing in and storing bags of compost ! It's the end of an era, and it was good that a collection organised... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 16:58 by Janet Taylor

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Traffic calming update

We have received a traffic calming review from the RCC. The Review addresses the performance of the double chicane on Knossington Rd and our proposal to establish 40mph buffer zones at the edges of the village; it did not address our request for speed cushions on the High St - Knossington Rd throughway, which we will progress when responding to the review.

A speed survey, taken after the 1st chicane... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 24 Nov 2019 10:59 by Janet Taylor

Tags: News, Traffic

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
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

Tags: News

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: Elections, News, Village information

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