Lockdown Rules Have Been Relaxed

On Saturday, 4th July, the lockdown rules were relaxed. Pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and cinemas will now be open for business. Also allowed to open are places of worship, libraries, galleries and museums. Weddings are also included in the relaxation of the lockdown rules. Couples can now get married with up to 30 people allowed to […]

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RUTLAND WATER NATURE RESERVES

As from 9.00am this morning, 22nd June, Rutland Water Nature Reserves will re-open to the public. Egleton nature reserve will be open every weekday but Lyndon will be closed on Mondays. Procedures have been put in place throughout the nature reserves. By following these procedures and sticking to the social distancing guidelines you will be […]

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MELTON POLICE OFFICER INJURED

Leicestershire and Rutland Police

Melton and Rutland police have released details of a Melton police officer injured after an incident in Thorpe Road, Melton Mowbray After stopping a vehicle the officers tried to talk to the driver. One of the officers, PC Davey Rawlings said “An officer asked the driver to get out of the car”. The driver refused […]

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BLM March Through Oakham

Today, Saturday 13th June, around 100 people held a BLM march through Oakham in support of anti-racism. The walk began at the Oakham Library at 11.30 this morning and after a short while congregating there set off down the High Street to Church Street and on up to Cutts Close. The BLM march through Oakham […]

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NHS Staff and Key Workers Encouraged to Apply For Free Parking

NHS and health and social care workers are being encouraged to apply for free parking. They are being to encouraged via their employers for a new Government digital parking permit so that they can park for free with no time limits when undertaking official duties. The paper-based permits for the NHS staff, health, social care […]

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Helen Briggs Has Announced Her Retirement Date

Helen Briggs has announced her retirement date. The Rutland County Council Chief Executive has confirmed that she will be retiring from her role in July of this year, 2020. The Chief Executive first announced she would be retiring from her post in January 2020 after serving the county for thirteen years. In March she withdrew […]

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Prime Minister has made an Announcement

Why are we using more plastic

Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister, has made an announcement that non-essential retail businesses can open from the 15th June 2020. With this in mind planning is underway at Rutland County Council supporting this announcement. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has notified the council that it will receive £35,627 of funding. This is […]

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