Rutland Water Visitors

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic Rutland Water visitors are being asked to stay away. There are signs to this effect all around the reservoir asking people not to come. Despite this people still turned up to the water. They parked their cars of which there was at least thirty on the side of the road and the verge. This of course was quite a dangerous thing to do being on the main A606. They were parked just after the Hambleton

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Exton War Memorial Cleaned

For the first time in almost one hundred years Exton War memorial has been cleaned. The memorial was unveiled in 1922 by the Earl of Gainsborough. The Earl of Gainsborough lost a son and two of his nephews killed in the First World War. Son Robert and Nephews Roger and Maurice make up the nineteen names of those from Whitwell and Exton killed in the two world wars. During its time since 1922 the memorial has become almost unreadable because

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Oakham’s Bus Station Waiting Room Temporary Closure

As from today-23rd May-Oakham’s bus station waiting room temporary closure will take place due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Local bus operators have been running a reduced service for the past few weeks because of the pandemic. In light of the new lockdown measures it is feared there will be more visitors to the county. This will possibly encourage more people to use the services. With an expected increase in passenger numbers the waiting room has been closed until further notice

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