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AgeUK/Macmillan service in Rutland

AgeUK/Macmillan service in Rutland

If you know someone in our village that is in need of support because they have been affected by cancer then please get in touch with :

Elaine Rootham
Macmillan Volunteer Co-ordinator - Rutland
Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland
13 High Street East
Uppingham
Rutland LE15 9PY

Telephone: 01572 823942
Mobile: 07711 325517

A more detailed brochure is attached

Posted: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:17 by Norman Milne

Tags: News, Services

St Georges Barracks Development Update from RCC

St Georges Barracks Development Update from RCC

Updated proposals for the possible future redevelopment of St George's Barracks have been published, incorporating a number of changes made following public consultation earlier this year.

This includes a further reduction in the number of houses being suggested for the site. This figure has been revised and an updated plan for the site produced with provisions for 2,215 homes, business zones and green... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 18:22 by Norman Milne

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

St George’s Barracks Development – Update October 2018

St George’s Barracks Development – Update October 2018

I am copying this directly (from an email from RCC today) in order to to let everyone know that public report 195/2018, Progress Update on St George's Barracks, will be published tomorrow ahead of Cabinet on Tuesday 30 October 2018.

The update is intended to advise RCC Cabinet of progress-to-date on the St George's Barracks Project and to highlight revised dates for the presentation of further formal... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:32 by Norman Milne

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

Safari Supper 2019 - Date Set - February 2nd

Safari Supper 2019 - Date Set - February 2nd

Please note the 2019 Safari Supper will be held on February 2nd 2019.

Names and offers to host a course to be submitted to Jane Milne
by January 12th please. Telephone 01780 722005

Posted: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:24 by Norman Milne

Tags: News

St George’s Barracks – Time for Action

St George’s Barracks – Time for Action

RCC will shortly be making major decisions about the St George's Barracks development. On 26th November 2018 they will consider an application for Housing Infrastructure Funds that will be used to pay for some of the infrastructure developments needed, if they are to build a new town in the heart of the County. Once this bid is submitted, the process will be underway and will develop a momentum that... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:01 by Norman Milne

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

St George’s Barracks – Presentation to RCC Scrutiny Panel

St George’s Barracks – Presentation to RCC Scrutiny Panel

On 11th October 2017, Paul Cummings (Chair NLPC) representing the SGB Advisory Group gave a presentation to the RCC Special Growth, Infrastructure and Resources Scrutiny Panel. The aim of the presentation was to highlight the concerns of of the villagers of North Luffenham, Edith Weston, Ketton, South Luffenham, Manton, Empingham and Normanton and to try to show the County Council some of the significant... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:07 by Norman Milne

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

Village Response to Local Plan Consultation

Village Response to Local Plan Consultation

It has taken a considerable effort to research, prepare and write responses to the RCC Local Plan Consultation on a very inappropriate deadline. Almost without exception the entire village has responded in huge detail to the outline plan from RCC. It took a long time to complete forms and I for one found it very challenging to complete in 'plannerish'

On behalf of the Parish Council I would like to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:43 by Norman Milne

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

Statement Concerning the Officers Mess Area

Statement Concerning the Officers Mess Area

"Edith Weston Parish Council, supported by village opinion surveys and other local interested Parish Councils, views the Officers' Mess site as an integrated part of the St George's Barracks development, rather than a stand-alone project. As such, we see no need for it to be identified by a separate name, other than perhaps 'SGB Phase 1' or 'Former SGB Officers' Mess Site'"

This statement will be incorporated... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 26 Aug 2018 19:16 by Norman Milne

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

Request for Extension

Request for Extension

Edith Weston Parish Council requested an extension fo the consultation on SGB related to the local plan. Sadly this was turned down.

Our Request 22nd August 2018

Edith Weston Parish Council request an extension to the time allocation for consultation on the following documents, which are integral to the Local Plan:

  • Focussed changes to the Local Plan resulting from the development potential of St George's... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 26 Aug 2018 19:10 by Norman Milne

Tags: St George's Project, RCC Communications

Barracks Working Group Update

Barracks Working Group Update

These are the notes of the Edith Weston and North Luffenham Working Group. We are very grateful to Paul Cummings the Chair of North Luffenham for taking the notes and distributing them across the two Parishes. As both Edith Weston and North Luffenham are working very closely together on this matter we shall simply amend minor details within any such notes so that a local sense is achieved. If you notice... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 23 Aug 2018 18:50 by Norman Milne

Tags: St George's Project, Officers Mess Site

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