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Plans for a new crematorium narrowly approved

Plans for a new crematorium narrowly approved

Plans for a new crematorium narrowly approved

Plans for a new crematorium have tonight been narrowly given the go-ahead despite concerns from village residents.


Former MP to publish his diaries

Former MP to publish his diaries

Former MP to publish his diaries

Former Rutland MP Alan Duncan will publish his diaries in a new book next month.


Carers passport launched

Carers passport launched

Carers passport launched

Rutland County Council has launched a carers passport campaign in conjunction with Leicester and Leicestershire to support carers across the county.


Prison outbreak accounts for 60% of Rutland's Covid-19 cases

Prison outbreak accounts for 60% of Rutland's Covid-19 cases

Prison outbreak accounts for 60% of Rutland's Covid-19 cases

The outbreak at Stocken Prison in Stretton accounts for 60 per cent of Covid-19 cases in Rutland, says the MP for the county.


Council chooses new deputy leader

Council chooses new deputy leader

Council chooses new deputy leader

Rutland County Council has announced that Uppingham representative Lucy Stephenson will be the new deputy leader.


Council approves 2.99% council tax increase and will use £2.4m from reserves to balance books

Council approves 2.99% council tax increase and will use £2.4m from reserves to balance books

Council approves 2.99% council tax increase and will use £2.4m from reserves to balance books

Rutland County Council members have approved a 2.99 per cent tax hike and will use £2.4m of reserves to balance the budget.


Ketton thanked for Covid-19 efforts

Ketton thanked for Covid-19 efforts

Ketton thanked for Covid-19 efforts

Rutland County Council is thanking Ketton residents for their help to reduce Covid-19 cases locally, following a sharp rise in infections last month.


Schools, pubs, masks and picnics - latest on lifting lockdown

Schools, pubs, masks and picnics - latest on lifting lockdown

Schools, pubs, masks and picnics - latest on lifting lockdown

More details have emerged about when some Covid-19 restrictions could be lifted - as cases nationally continue to fall.


Half of Rutland's Covid-19 cases can be attributed to prison outbreak

Half of Rutland's Covid-19 cases can be attributed to prison outbreak

Half of Rutland's Covid-19 cases can be attributed to prison outbreak

Rutland has one of the highest Covid-19 rates in England and the MP for the county says it is down to the outbreak at Stocken Prison.


Councillor steps back for health reasons

Councillor steps back for health reasons

Councillor steps back for health reasons

The deputy leader of Rutland County Council is stepping down from the position for health reasons.


Council demands more money from the government

Council demands more money from the government

Council demands more money from the government

Rutland leaders have asked the government for more money to reduce its reliance on council tax.


Raid on reserves to keep tax rise ‘low’

Raid on reserves to keep tax rise ‘low’

Raid on reserves to keep tax rise ‘low’

A council is likely to draw on its reserves budget to keep its council tax rise to a minimum.


Council proposes 2.99% tax hike but will dip into reserves

Council proposes 2.99% tax hike but will dip into reserves

Council proposes 2.99% tax hike but will dip into reserves

Rutland County’s Council’s cabinet is considering a tax hike of 2.99 per cent.


Financial challenges lie ahead for council in 2021

Financial challenges lie ahead for council in 2021

Financial challenges lie ahead for council in 2021

Oliver Hemsley (Con), the leader of Rutland County Council, pens his New Year's message.


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