Gagging Order To Be Lifted On Military Personnel

A reckoning is coming for the unpunished abuse of power in our Armed Forces Said MP for Rutland and Melton, Alicia Kearns. Today my colleague Sarah Atherton will launch a subgroup of the Defence Committee to hear evidence from women serving in the Armed Forces about their experiences of bullying, harassment, sexual abuse and rape within the Armed Forces. This is a ground-breaking moment because the Defence Secretary has rightly stepped in to lift the gagging order on serving personnel

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VJ 75th Anniversary at St Peter and St Paul’s Uppingham

Today, 15th August, VJ 75th Anniversary at St Peter and St Paul’s, Uppingham was held. In attendance was the Lord Lieutenant Dr Sarah Furness and the Rutland High Sheriff Richard Cole. The ceremony, conducted by Canon Rachel Watts, took place with only the two officials representing the Rutland residents. They were also representing serving armed forces members and veterans. This, unfortunately, was because of the coronavirus social distancing regulations. It was decided this was best as there would have been

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Prime Minister has made an Announcement

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 Ā£35,627 of funding. This is to support the re-opening of the high street shops while making sure they are safe for residents and tourists to visit. Guidance has also been

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