School Fete and ‘The Lion King Jnr;

School Fete Saturday 6 July 12 noon – 3 pm

Year 6 pupils present this year’s production, ‘The Lion King Jnr’. The school warmly invites village residents to come and watch the Tuesday afternoon matinee of this musical in the school hall. Doors open at 1.20 pm, start time 1.30 pm. Please contact Jo in the school office to reserve a ticket 720184.

Barrowden Fete and Open Gardens

SUMMER FETE – BARROWDEN – starts at 12.00, 29th June. Lots of family fun on the village green ; BBQ, Pimms, traditional fete stalls; classic cars. Battle of Britain Flypast. Plus the renowned Duck Race on the pond.Proceeds to St Peter’s Church and village groups.

Plus on the next day :
Sunday  June 30th from 12 noon until 5 pm. 8 interesting gardens will be open to the public.Tickets on the day from the tent on the Village Green. £5.00 for adults. Accompanied kids under 16 go free. 
Cream teas available in one garden. Proceeds to St Peter’s Church Re-ordering.

Parish Council and Trust Meetings Monday 1st July 2019 @7pm, Community Centre

Please find attached the agenda and supporting papers for next Mondays meetings of the Parish Council and Trust meetings

Inclusion of St George’s Barracks within the 2017 Local Plan

Last Summer the County Council issued a consultation document seeking views on the inclusion of a development at St George’s Barracks within the Local Plan. The results of this consultation have been quietly published and can be found on the County Council’s Web Site at:

The results of the consultation show that there is very little, if any, support for the inclusion of the St George’s Barracks Site within the Local Plan. That is to say that there is strong condemnation and concern at the proposals put forward by the County Council. Your voice has been heard – the challenge will now be to make RCC change the current proposal to build over 2,200 new homes on the site. The Parish Council will be publishing a response to the consultation document shortly, which we will send to every County Councillor.

For ease of Reference I am attached the key documents to this post:



LPR St Georges Consultation 2018 summary of responses

LPR Additional sites 2018 summary of responses

Outing to Brightwater Gardens and Norwell Nursery

Wednesday 12th June 2019. Brightwater Gardens, Saxby, Nr Lincoln and Norwell Nursery, nr Grantham

Would anyone wishing to join the group going on this day out please contact us (Katy Ellis 01780 722173/07845 987281). We have a few places left to fill.

The coach leaves the village at 9.30 am, the cost is £30 each for entry into both the gardens, including the travel, and a guided tour by Dr Andrew Ward at Norwell. We will need to take picnic lunches to eat in the gardens; tea/coffee and biscuits are available to buy.

It promises to be a lovely day out, so please come and join us!

Rutland Tennis Academy

Rutland Tennis Academy is holding an Open Day on Sunday June 9th, 2019, from 9.30am-11.30am at Uppingham Community College. Come and enjoy a free coaching session. All standards welcome: Beginners, returners, active players and juniors (12+) who are happy to rally with adults. For more information call 07971 457739, email or visit the @rutlandtennis Facebook page.

Annual Governanace and Accountability Return 2018/19

The above return has been sent to the external auditors for their review. Attached is a copy having been signed by the internal auditor and and confirmed by the Parish Council on Monday 20th May at the Annual Parish Council meeting.

In accordance with Council transparency rules the accounts for NLPC will be available for the public to inspect between 17th June and 27th July 2019. Please contact the Clerk if you wish to exercise this right. Contact details for the clerk are; or 01780 408288

Oakham Level Crossing – Long Delays Tuesday 28 May to Sunday 2 June

Network Rail has confirmed that engineers will begin major work on the railway in Leicestershire next week, affecting level crossings in Rutland.

As a result, some services will be temporarily diverted, increasing the number of trains passing over level crossings, particularly in the Oakham and Melton Mowbray areas.


Sadly in the early hours of this morning the village was once more hit by a group of thieves targeting motor vehicles. It is most strongly recommended that all valuable items are removed from cars overnight and that particular care is taken in respect of Sat Navs, Keys, Cash etc. Please remain vigilant, ensure that your car is locked  and report any suspicious activity to the Police.

Paul Cummings – 01780 720124

Been subject to a crime? Or want to prevent one from happening? Go to

Rutland County Show

Please click on the link below on how you can give bottles or donationation for the Rutland County Show. Bottles can be delivered to The Fox.

For Rutland raises funds to pay for Specialist Advisers based
at Citizens Advice Rutland who provide free, confidential, nonmedical advice to people of all ages living with long term health
conditions, such as cancer, dementia, strokes and mental
illness. Since the project began in June 2014 our Specialist
Advisers have managed to secure in excess of £3.75 million
for clients through benefit gain, debt write off and grant
For Rutland raises the funds to pay for the Advisers and the
Advisers through their knowledge and expertise can help their
clients in this phenomenal way. We feel this proves the
importance of this service and why it is so vital to maintain it for
our Community.
For more information or help on the For Rutland Specialist
Advisers contact: – Citizens Advice Rutland – 01572 723494
To find out more about For Rutland and how you can help
Contact: -Elizabeth Mills 07710 873811
Trish Ruddle 01572 724400 or 07801 319222