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18th November 2018

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Rutland Food and Drinks Festival

On Sunday 28th October 2018 Oakham hosted the Rutland Food and Drinks Festival. Stalls selling all different kinds of food and drinks were scattered throughout the Oakham Market Place and the castle grounds. The smells emanating from the stalls attracted thousands of visitors to the town coming from near and far. The various types of

FIRE FIGHTERS CHARITY CAR WASH

Fire Fighters from Oakham fore station spent today, Saturday 15th September 2018, washing cars to raise money for the Fire Fighters charity. Drivers were encouraged to visit the station on South Street in Oakham to have their cars and vans washed to a very high standard and in return donate cash to the charity. After

GURKHAS ATTRACT HUGE CROWD TO OAKHAM

Wednesday evening (12th September) in Oakham’s Market Place, visitors were treated to a spectacular performance of The Beating Retreat by the band of the Brigade of Gurkhas. The Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas Beating Retreat in Oakham Market Place Beating Retreat is a military ceremony that dates back to the 16th century and used

Oakham Food Festival a Huge Success

Sunday’s Oakham Food Festival (28th June 2018) in the Market Place, the Castle and the Victoria Hall was a huge success. The many visitors to the town enjoyed a feast of foods and drinks to taste and buy and with the glorious weather encouraging people to venture out, the Food Festival attracted numerous tasters trying

Roadworks in Oakham, Rutland Go On Forever

During the past 12 months or so, Oakham in Rutland have had to endure countless disruptions on their road network du to roadworks cropping up all over the place. Temporary traffic lights suddenly appear on the roads. Diggers then begin to excavate huge holes in the highway. Once the holes have been dug the workers

Rutland Horticultural Society Annual Show

On Saturday 29th July the Rutland Horticultural Society held their Annual Show at the Burley Road school in Oakham, and what a high class show it was. Despite the recent weather the exhibits were of the highest standard. Despite the number of entries being slightly down from last year, there were 31 entrants in this

Flying Scotsman Steams Through Oakham

Last Saturday,1st July, Oakham Railway station was besieged by hundreds of rail buffs carrying cameras, tripods, video cameras, and various seating equipment, all to watch the Flying Scotsman steam through Oakham. At approximately 10.15 am they weren’t disappointed. The Flying Scotsman, this icon of rail travel could be heard coming towards the station, and then it

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