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Healthwatch Rutland looking for volunteers

Healthwatch Rutland looking for volunteers

Healthwatch Rutland is the independent consumer champion for health and social care, representing the patient and public's voice in Rutland. It helps to shape and improve local health and social care for local people and their communities.

Healthwatch Rutland is currently recruiting volunteer Board Members and a new Chair of the Board. More details are attached.

Posted: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:25 by Barbara Shirley

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RCC Response to Edith Weston North / LuffenhamConcerns Paper

RCC Response to Edith Weston  North  / LuffenhamConcerns Paper

RCC have published their responses to the joint Concerns paper from North Luffenham / Edith Weston on the proposed St Georges Barracks development

It can be found on the RCC ST Georges Web page here:

https://www.rutland.gov.uk/my-council/st-georges/

We would recommend that all residents read this carefully and use this and the anticipated High Level Plan to test whether RCC is indeed following its own promises and managing voter.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:53 by Norman Milne

Tags: News, St George's Project, Officers Mess Site, Defence Cuts, RCC Communications

St Georges RCC Master Plan Consultation

St Georges RCC Master Plan Consultation

RCC have confirmed that consultation around the first high-level plan for St George's will take from 11th to 27th May 2018.

During this time local communities, the wider Rutland public and key stakeholder groups will be asked to share their views on the ideas and suggestions being put forward for discussion.

If you have any questions about the consultation or any of the information outlined above, please contact RCC.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:47 by Norman Milne

Tags: News, St George's Project, Officers Mess Site, RCC Communications

OPEN GARDENS 10th of JUNE

OPEN GARDENS 10th of JUNE

EDITH WESTON'S OPEN GARDENS, 10th of JUNE

FROM 11am – 5pm

Tea, Coffee, and Cream Teas will be available all day

ALMOST ALL THE GARDENS ARE SITUATED ON OR CLOSE TO RUTLAND WATER AND THE VILLAGE HALL

TICKETS Will be available for purchase from the Village Hall for £5 This INCLUDES ALL GARDENS.

Children under 13 FREE AND A' FAMILY PACKAGE' WILL BE AVAILABLE.

PLANTS WILL BE ON SALE FROM THE VILLAGE.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 19 Apr 2018 15:39 by Norman Milne

Tags: News

Rotary Club Open Evenings

Rotary Club Open Evenings

An invitation from the Rotary Club of Rutland and the Rotary Club of Uppingham to two Open Evenings on 15 May and 18 May at Oakham Rugby Club at 7 pm for 7.30 pm.

The aim of the evenings will be to widen understanding of what Rotary is and what it does to encourage local involvement with the largest charitable organisation in the world.

If you are interested, please come along, or for more information, contact:.. Read More »

Posted: Sun, 01 Apr 2018 11:04 by Barbara Shirley

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Barracks – MEETING WITH SIR ALAN DUNCAN MP

Barracks – MEETING WITH SIR ALAN DUNCAN MP

On Friday 23rd March the Chairs of North Luffenham and Edith Weston Parish Councils met our MP, Sir Alan Duncan to discuss the Barrack Development programme and our recently published 'Concerns' paper. We had a wide-ranging discussion and in particular raised the following issues:

Scale – Proposal to build up to 3,00 homes – compared to the housing requirement noted in the local plan.
Representation –.. Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Mar 2018 14:53 by Norman Milne

Tags: News, St George's Project, Officers Mess Site

Barracks - Officers Mess Update

Barracks - Officers Mess Update

The development of St George's Barracks is continuing apace and we now await the publication of a draft Master Plan which will identify what the outline proposals are. Local consultation seems a low priority for RCC and therefore our Parish Councils are keen to keep Villagers up to speed with developments.

We will be holding the EW Annual Parish Meeting on 14th May and will plan to ensure that you get a chance to raise.. Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:22 by Norman Milne

Tags: News, St George's Project, Officers Mess Site

St George’s Barracks’ Development – Concerns and Considerations Paper

St George’s Barracks’ Development – Concerns and Considerations Paper

This evening we forwarded the following note to Oliver Hemsley, Leader RCC and Helen Briggs – CEO RCC:

"We write as the Chairs of North Luffenham and Edith Weston Parish Councils.

Please find attached a paper written by the Joint Edith Weston / North Luffenham St George's Barracks Working Group. The paper is an initial draft of a document that will evolve over time. Its aim is to encompass the concerns of our respective Parishioners.. Read More »

Posted: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 21:11 by Norman Milne

Tags: News, St George's Project, Officers Mess Site

Safari Supper Results

Safari Supper Results

Thank you to all those people who supported the Safari Supper.

£1422 was raised for the Church - an all time record.

A big thank you too for John at the Wheatsheaf for supplying the wine.

Jane Milne

Posted: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:54 by Norman Milne

Tags: News

Officers Mess Site - RCC Intentions

Officers Mess Site - RCC Intentions

IMPORTANT INFORMATION – ST GEORGE'S BARRACKS – DEVELOPMENT OF THE OFFICERS' MESS SITE IN EDITH WESTON

We have been advised that Rutland County Council's Cabinet intend to consider a proposal to release £850,000 of funds to support the redevelopment of the Officers' Mess Site at St George's Barracks. The full details of the proposal are in the attached document.

Summary of Proposals:.. Read More »

Posted: Wed, 07 Mar 2018 13:11 by Norman Milne

Tags: News, St George's Project, Officers Mess Site

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