NL Parish Council-Community Centre tables & chairs for sale at a bargain price!

The North Luffenham Community Centre has been refurbished, and new furniture has been purchased as part of the modernisation of the building.

The old tables and chairs are therefore being sold. There are about 30 chairs left & 4 tables. These are for sale on a first come first served /condition as seen basis. Each item is £1 each

If you are interested in purchasing any of the items, please contact Janet Whittaker on 01780-721216 or email to view or pick up

This Post will expire at 6:31am on Sunday October 17th, 2021.

NLPC General and Trust Meetings for Monday 13th September 2021 in the Community Centre

Local Plan withdrawn

At a special meeting of Rutland County Council on the 1st September the decision was taken to withdraw the submitted Local Plan (LP) and the making of a new Local Plan.

The main strategic aim of the LP was to build a town bigger than Uppingham on the St. George’s Barracks (SGB) site.

Over the past four years North Luffenham Parish Council (NLPC) along with the help of local residents, local communities and our county councillors have attended many meetings, given deputations and asked questions as there were serious concerns about the deliverability and viability of the submitted LP. Not least were the concerns of the effects that such a large scale development would have on local parishes.

There will be development at SGB and NLPC, in early 2020, initiated a Neighbourhood Plan (NP-plan for our parish) in order to have a significant influence on any development. This now becomes more important for any development proposals that are submitted for SGB as it will take a new LP some 3-4 years to develop.

At the meeting on the 1st, NLPC made the point that one of the reasons that the submitted LP caused so much controversy was the lack of meaningful consultation with the most affected communities. Going forward it is to be hoped that from the beginning the necessary involvement will now take place.

Proposed Road Works in Rutland during September

You may have noticed an outbreak of roadworks recently and Rutland County Council Highways Department has informed us of yet more in September.

Please find attached Notices and accompanying plans in respect of the Temporary Road Closures in the above areas in Rutland which will come into effect between 06/09/2021  to 27/09/2021

Plans of the proposed closures and their associated diversion routes are included in the attached documents.

Special Full Council Meeting to consider next stage for Local Plan

Rutland County Council will hold a Special Full Council meeting next week on Wednesday 1st September at 7.00pm to determine if Rutland’s Draft Local Plan should be withdrawn from examination.

The meeting will be held at the Rutland Showground but because of restrictions members of the public who wish to attend will be limited to 60 people.

It makes a difference if County Coucillors are aware that a large number of the public are listening into the deabte and there will be a live audiostream:

The report to the council can be downloaded:

Vintage Tub Chairs for Sale

Please click on the link below to see images of the two chairs.

Matching pair, probably 1950’s (in family since early 1970’s), ball and claw, solid imbuia frames. Professionally cleaned last year.
Approx HxWxD, 83x76x82 cm
Collection only

If you are interested then please email

Minutes of NLPC and Trust Meetings held on 16th August 2021 @7.30pm

Please find attached the minutes of the above meetings.

Please note that the next NLPC has been moved to the 13th September from the 20th September.

Web Site – The “Corner Shop”

Just a reminder that there is a special area of the North Luffenham village web site where local businesses can advertise their services – “The Corner Shop”

You can access it here The Corner Shop | North Luffenham or click on the Corner Shop item in the top menu.

If you have a business you would like to advertise there you can use the form to submit details of your services and the web editing team will add and entry for you.



(formerly known as ‘The Nag & Bag’)

The Horse & Panniers on Church Street, North Luffenham has recently re-opened as a Guest House & is now offering accommodation for up to 7 persons in this former popular hostelry. It’s been sympathetically re-decorated & now presents as a traditionally furnished holiday rental property on two floors. With a real log fire in addition to gas fired central heating throughout, your friends & family visiting the area can be assured of a warm and comfortable stay whatever the season.

Rooms can be rented on an individual or group basis.

The cottage comprises 3 en-suite bedrooms, spacious open-plan lounge and dining area with updated kitchen. The patio area outside has seating where visitors can relax & absorb the gentle flow of village life.

The Horse & Panniers also offers internet access

Parking for 2 cars available at the property

  • Sleeps maximum of 7
    • 2 x Twin rooms with ensuite showers
    • 1 x Double room with additional single bed and ensuite shower
  • Open plan lounge with leather sofas, TV & open fire
  • Outdoor terrace with garden furniture, drying line for wet weather gear, bike storage
  • Self-catering or Chef’s special breakfast available on request for additional charge
  • Fully equipped kitchen with cooker, fridge, freezer, Belfast sink, washing machine
  • Dining area for upto 7 persons
  • Available for short stays or long term lets
  • Pet friendly by arrangement
  • Non-smoking accommodation
Host Contact Details

Host:    Chris & Anna Milburn
Phone:  07437 445231

Airfield Out Of Bounds Areas 9 – 27 August 2021

The stretch of road running adjacent to the Golf Course will be Out Of Bounds to all between the stated dates.

Under no circumstances are personnel to encroach into this area.

(Apologies for the late posting of this notice from the M.o.D St. George’s Barracks but it wasn’t received until yesterday)

NLPC General and Trust Meetings 16th August 2021

Please see below the agenda and papers for the meetings.