Leicestershire and Rutland Police Are Keeping us Safe Throughout Christmas

As 2020 draws to a close we are beginning to make ready for the Christmas season. Possibly, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it will be a Christmas as we have never known before, followed a week later by the New Year. Like previous years, Leicestershire and Rutland police are keeping us safe throughout Christmas. Normally a time for parties, families and friends meeting up, this year is going to be different. In spite of the restrictions, people are being encouraged

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CRAFTSPERSONS OPENED A POP-UP SHOP IN OAKHAM

A number of craftspersons opened a pop-up shop in Oakham on Thursday. The goods on display ranged from handmade soaps to ceramics and art. Other stalls displayed skincare and toiletries. The shop is open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from nine o’clock in the morning to five pm every day. The idea of the pop-up shop is to encourage shoppers to visit the Victoria Hall to look around the crafts on offer. Hopefully it will also encourage shoppers to shop

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Free Parking in the Run Up to Christmas

Rutland County Council are hoping to be able to offer free parking in the run up to Christmas. Hopefully to support local shops and businesses by offering this incentive to shoppers. The two hour free parking will only apply to the local council run carparks in Oakham and Uppingham. The offer will run throughout December and end on Thursday 31st December. On-street parking restrictions and resident parking permits will remain unchanged an enforceable. Councillor Lucy Stephenson, Cabinet Member for Highways

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National Lockdown Over

I am immensely grateful to each of you who have adhered to the national lockdown with such a sense of civic duty. The end of restrictions is firmly in sight with the first vaccine being approved this morning. From today we return to the strengthened tier system to maintain our control over COVID-19. This is by no means another lockdown or a renewal of previous measures in England. I am pleased that from today, residents of both Rutland (Tier 2)

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New Business Opened in Oakham

On Wednesday morning at 10am on 2nd December 2020, a new business opened in Oakham Although 2020 has brought unprecedented challenges for us all, here at Lily Mae Home Care we are building on our core activities in South Lincolnshire – where we have been providing care to people in their own homes for four years – with the opening of a Wellbeing and Care Advice centre that will provide advice and information about all aspects of providing care to

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