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New RCC Charge for Green Bins

Last September, Rutland County Councillors voted to introduce a £35 charge for green bin collections, starting from April 2018.

In the next few days all eligible households will receive a letter inviting them to sign up for the chargeable service from Monday 22 January 2018.

Residents will be able to sign up online, over the phone, or in person at the Council's offices.

The link to the website for... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 15:10 by Nic Greenfield

Tags: 2018, News

The Tree blocking the Road from Seaton to the the B672 has now been removed

Following last night's strong winds, a large tree had fallen across the road from Seaton to the B672 ie the road which runs from Church Lane towards Thorpe by Water.

We are pleased to announce that Rutland County Council Highways Dept were quick to respond and have now removed it.

Anyone who notices any other road blockages should report them direct to:

Tina Mann | Highways Administrator

Rutland County... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 12:06 by Nic Greenfield

Tags: 2018, Highways

Feedback from the Seaton Parish Council Meeting on 15 Jan 2018

Seaton Parish Council (SPC) met on 15 Jan 2018. The formal minutes will be published on the web site in due course, but some of the key issues discussed were as follows:

Siobhan Machin volunteered to join the Council and was unanimously appointed. We welcomed her to the SPC.

Current planning applications were discussed. In particular, representations were received from local residents that the application... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:22 by Nic Greenfield

Tags: 2018

Lucky Numbers Winners for December and Xmas 2017

The Lucky Numbers Draws for December and Xmas were held last month. The winners were:

December Draw:

First Prize - Sally Kirby

Second Prize - Richard Woolveridge

Xmas Draw:

First Prize - Maria Grice

Second Prize - Lee Cook

Third Prize - Roger Peckover

Tickets for the 2018 Draw are now available from Bob Williams on 01572 747044 cost £15.00 per ticket per annum.

Posted: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:21 by Nic Greenfield

Tags: 2017, News, Church, Fundraising

Temporary Road Closure, Main Street, Seaton 16-17 Jan 2018

Access to parts of Main Street, Seaton will be disrupted on 16 and 17 Jan 2018 to enable carriageway patchwork to take place.

During this time, "traffic will be prohibited from passing along Main Street from Moles Lane to Church Lane", though marshals will be on site to control the traffic, advise about diversions and ensure "reasonable facilities ...to allow access to adjacent premises".

Full details... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:54 by Nic Greenfield

Tags: 2018, News

Village Improvements

Village Improvements

A number of villagers have asked the Seaton Parish Council (SPC) whether it is possible to improve access to the public footpath which leads north off Main Street near the junction with West Road.

Rutland County Council (RCC) is responsible for any maintenance and improvements to local highways and pathways. SPC members therefore contacted them and held a site meeting with RCC officials on 9 Nov 2017.... Read More »

Posted: Sat, 02 Dec 2017 11:00 by Nic Greenfield

Tags: Village Improvements, 2017

Neighbourhood Watch Report for October 2017

Babs Gregory has kindly forwarded the Crime Report for October 2017 for South Rutland. This gives a flavour of recent local crimes including burglaries from houses and outbuildings; the theft of tools; and, the slashing of tyres while a car owner was walking his/her dog near Eyebrook Reservoir.

This is a timely reminder to make sure that your own property is secure, including any gates, doors and key-safes.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 07 Nov 2017 09:16 by Nic Greenfield

Tags: Neighbourhood Watch, 2017

Seaton Lucky Numbers Winners 2017 Sep - Nov announced

The winners of the Seaton Lucky Numbers Draw for September - November 2017 were announced at the George and Dragon last Friday evening.

Congratulations to the following winners: Phil Grice, Colin Hazelgrove and Richard Goodson; and, to the following runners up Lizzie Shields, Clare Warman and Graham Biggs.

Full details of winners for 2017 so far are detailed in the attached table.

Some tickets are still... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 06 Nov 2017 17:01 by Nic Greenfield

Tags: 2017, Fundraising

Rutland U3A

As some of you may know, the University of the Third Age is an international self-help organisation which exists to ensure retired people share their knowledge and enjoy a full, interesting and active retirement.

Rutland U3A is very active. It holds a monthly meeting at 10.00 for 10.30am on the first Thursday of each month (except December) in Victoria Hall, High St, Oakham.

It runs about 70 groups including... Read More »

Posted: Sun, 05 Nov 2017 10:17 by Nic Greenfield

Tags: 2017, News

The George and Dragon is now open

The George and Dragon is now open

A big Seatonian welcome to Ralph Offer and his partner Katie who are the new landlords at the George and Dragon.

We are delighted to announce that the pub reopened for drinks last week after almost 3 months of renovations and the feedback on the beer and wines was excellent.

The new chef is arriving this week and will be providing Sunday lunch from 12.00 til 5.00pm on 5 Nov 2017 with a full range of... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Nov 2017 12:00 by Nic Greenfield

Tags: 2017, News, Events

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