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  • Rail Fare Protest at Oakham Train Station

    By GregHOakham at 23:36 on 11/02/13
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    As we know our rail fares are over-priced. Average train fares have increased almost three times faster than wages, with prices now 26% higher than they were before the recession. All this is bad enough. But there is clearly a need to get people off the roads and out of the air if we are going to combat climate change. On January 2nd there were protests outside a number of railways stations and these caught the national headlines. The...
  • Roadworks in and around Oakham and Uppingham, Rutland

    By nora_hs at 13:36 on 03/01/13
    Roadworks in Oakham and Uppingham, Rutland
    Week commencing 7 January 2013 Uppingham:  (A6003) London Road.  Rutland County Council are carrying out Carriageway Patching to repair worn out haunches. Temporary two way traffic lights will be in operation.  Short delays may be experienced at peak travel times.  Uppingham: Leicester Road.  National Grid Gas are completing their work to replace a gas main, temporary two way traffic lights are in operation&nb...
  • Roadworks in Rutland - week commencing 12 November

    By nora_hs at 14:10 on 07/11/12
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    Here is a list of roadworks that will commence next week in Oakham, Manton, Uppingham, Edith Weston and North Luffenham:- The A6003 between Oakham and Manton Top will be closed overnight between 11:00 pm on the 12 Nov to 06:00 am on the 13th Nov while Network Rail carries out essential bridge maintenance.  Diversion routes will be set up via Manton, Edith Weston and the A606, with a reciprocal route.  Oakham:  The...
  • Mobile speed cameras in force in Rutland next week

    By nora_hs at 13:50 on 21/09/12
    Mobile Speed Cameras in force in Rutland week commencing 24 September 2012
    Mobile speed cameras will be out in force next week as police watch drivers in Stamford Road, Barnsdale, Uppingham Road, Bisbrooke, Uppingham Road and Main Road, Glaston, Glaston Road, Morcott and the A47 Peterborough Road, Barrowden. Camera's will also be in use in Empingham, Great Casterton, Uppingham, Oakham, Stretton and on the A6003 between Oakham and Corby. You have been warned . . . . 
  • National Speed Awareness Course

    By nora_hs at 10:23 on 13/09/12
    Road Traffic Accident on the junction of Alsthorpe Road and Burley Park Way in Oakham.
    Yesterday, I attended a National Speed Awareness Course in Leicester, so it was strangely ironic when, having left my home this morning, I came across a crumpled up car on the junction of Alsthorpe Road and Burley Park Way in Oakham. I have no idea what happened. Going to driver rehab seemed a better option than three points on my license after I was caught speeding on my way back from a public meeting in Oadby to discuss the sale of...

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