Empingham Parish Council

Serving the people of Empingham

Village Sign

Clerk: Mrs Rowan Scholtz
9 Highfield Close, Empingham
Rutland LE15 8QB

Tel: 01780 460557

Author: Rowan Scholtz

Parish Council Meeting postponed to 21 April

Due to the official period of mourning, the meeting scheduled for April 14 has now been postponed to April 21 at 7pm.

At this meeting, Councillor Alan Walters, Rutland County Council Port Folio Holder for Health Commissioning, Public Health, Adult Safeguarding and Social Care, and Community safety- will be giving a brief talk at the next Empingham Parish Council meeting about future Health Care in Rutland,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 13 Apr 2021 11:48 by Rowan Scholtz

Tags: Council Meetings, Healthcare, Healthcare Public Discussion

The Future Rutland Conversation

The Future Rutland Conversation was launched on 1st April 2021. It's your opportunity to get your views heard on all things Rutland. Topics to be covered include environment/ climate change/ health and wellbeing/ leisure/ living in Rutland/ public services/ learning, skills and employment. Find out more and sign up for virtual live conversations or take part in surveys at www.rutland.gov.uk/FutureRutland... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Apr 2021 10:28 by Rowan Scholtz

Tags: Public Survey, Rutland County Council

Saint Georges Barracks

On Monday March 22nd, RCC voted down a grant application designed to support infrastructure expenditure on the SGB site. The Parish Council have long campaigned against the size of the development at SGB. Amongst other things a modern new town half as big again as Uppingham, would be a blot on Rutland's landscape. It would create major traffic problems for our village , Main St would be a rat run to... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 18:32 by Rowan Scholtz

Tags: Land & Property, Planning, Traffic/Speeding

Road Closure-Oakham Road from the junction with Lyndon Road to Uppingham Road

Rutland County Council District Council ('the Council') has powers under section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 ('the Act') to make traffic regulation orders affecting the adopted highway within the County of Rutland.

TAKE NOTICE THAT the Council now proposes to make an order entitled the Rutland County Council District Council (Temporary Diversion of Vehicular Traffic) Oakham Road Parish... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Mar 2021 13:09 by Rowan Scholtz

Tags: Road Closure, Traffic/Speeding

Centrebus Service 9

After the government announcement on 22nd February and the roadmap to ease out of lockdown we have been working with our bus operators on re-building our local bus services. Several changes will come into effect from 8th March 2021 including the re-introduction of a Centrebus service 9 between Oakham and Stamford via Whitwell, Empingham and Tickencote. Social distancing measures should still be adhered... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Mar 2021 13:45 by Rowan Scholtz

Tags: Services, Transport

An important message from your local NHS

An important message from your local NHS
regarding coronavirus


Dear friends of the NHS, Your local NHS is currently under immense pressure from the impact of Covid-19.


Within our hospitals we are currently treating double the patients with Covid-19 than we did at the height of the first peak. More than a quarter of all our in-patients have the virus. The number requiring intensive care is also significantly... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 11:46 by Rowan Scholtz

Tags: COVID-19, Healthcare NHS

Main Street Road Closure

The effect of the order will be that during the dates and times specified below all vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along the length of road known as Main Street from Main Street to the edge of the village. The closure is to enable Tarmac to undertake carriageway patching works on behalf of Rutland County Council. The duration of the Closure shall be for a maximum period of six months from... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 12:07 by Rowan Scholtz

Tags: Road Closure

Mental Health Support during Covid-19

The COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty of when life will return to normal can be difficult to think about and deal with. If you are concerned for your mental or emotional health and wellbeing, or that of a loved one, here is a list of advice and support services available to those living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 11:55 by Rowan Scholtz

Tags: COVID-19, Healthcare, Services

Grantham Lane Closure

The duration of the Closure shall be for a maximum period of six months from 28th January 2021 or until the works are completed. It is anticipated the works will take 5 days. The closure shall come into force when the appropriate signs and diversion route are erected on site. The duration of the Closure shall be as follows: from 28th January 2021 to 1st February 2021 The alternative route during the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 10:02 by Rowan Scholtz

Tags: Road Closure

Notice of two Parish Council vacancies

Notice of two Parish Council vacancies

Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 14:04 by Rowan Scholtz

Tags: Elections