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Universal credit

Due to the impact of Coronavirus over 5.5 million people are claiming Universal Credit. Many of them are new to claiming Universal Credit having been negatively impacted by Coronavirus.

If you need some guidance in finding out how to claim what you are entitled to, have a look at the Universal Credit Guide which has been produced by the Jobcentre, and details the scheme and how you can apply.

Posted: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:15 by Janet Taylor

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Street party !!!

Street party !!!

To celebrate the arrival of summer, the lifting of lockdown restrictions or just the opportunity to kick back and have some fun, there's going to be a village street party on the afternoon of Sunday July 25th. As on previous occasions the venue will be the lower half of Cedar Street which will be closed to traffic.

To make things even better there will be complimentary BBQ style food provided, so all... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 21:03 by Janet Taylor

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Traffic calming update

The traffic calming group are still battling with RCC to install speed control measures in the village - have a look at the latest update to see what's been happening.

Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 09:05 by Janet Taylor

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Dove Cottage Hospice

Dove Cottage Hospice

Dove Cottage is our local day hospice on the road to Ridlington. and they have been in touch to let us know what they are doing during the pandemic restrictions. While their normal day care services are on hold, they are still very active offering online and phone support, have set up an online Bereavement Help Point, and are currently planning a Virtual Carers Support Group.

Have a look at the attached... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:59 by Janet Taylor

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Christmas windows

Christmas windows

It's nearly time to get started on the Christmas windows. Slightly different this year as we're not going to be unveiling a new one each day - just light up your window as early as you like.

Not sure what it's all about? Click on the picture and read more !

Posted: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 17:31 by Janet Taylor

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Advent Fayre

We had hoped to run the Advent Fayre at the end of November but with the continuing Covid uncertainty this has now been cancelled.

As an alternative, there will be a virtual event to showcase all the crafts and produce, with the opportunity to buy direct from the sellers. The raffle will still go ahead with the usual excellent hamper prizes. Watch out for more information shortly.

Posted: Tue, 20 Oct 2020 09:50 by Janet Taylor

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Blue Ball update

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.

Current opening... Read More »

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

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Foodbank requests

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... Read More »

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

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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 can be found on the Parish Council page

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 09:40 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

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