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Welcome to Greetham, Rutland

Welcome to Greetham, Rutland.

Greetham is a rural village situated in the north of Rutland, England's smallest county. It is some six miles from Oakham, the county seat and very close to Rutland Water which is internationally recognised as a globally important wetland site. The village is a mixture of stone cottages, several thatched cottages, converted barns and modern detached houses. It has a population of 650.

Despite its small size, it has a very active community with a warm and friendly atmosphere. In addition to three excellent pubs, village shop, a premier golf course nearby and a thriving community centre.

Each week, there is a  "Meet'em in Greetham Cafe" cafe in the Community Centre at 10am  on Thursday. All welcome. Click this link to see more. 

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Alan Winterton and Margaret Winterton 
Are leaving Greetham!

Alan has lived and worked in Greetham for 57 years and Margaret for the last 36 years. 

Having done so much in this village for the businesses and the people who live here, we at Greetham Village Shop are doing a collection for them and a tin and cards for everyone to put into is in the shop now. 
They are a truly amazing couple and I, along with so many of you are going to miss them dearly and would love to give them something fantastic to remember us all by and to thank them from the whole village for everything they have done and given of themselves to this village. 

I also intend to make them a memories book so any contributions or photos you would like to send me of your memories and stories for, and of Margaret and Alan, would be gratefully appreciated.

Margaret Winterton
· 13 April at 07:35 · Oakham ·
In about a month and after 36 years of living in Greetham for me and 57 years for Alan the time has come for Alan & I to move to a bungalow in Uppingham to be nearer our daughter &family, although we are going to miss our lovely neighbours &fabulous friends we have made over the years we feel this is the right decision for us,we just hope that the family that gets our house enjoys bringing their children up in it as much as we did with hayley & Matthew lots of lovely memories we will take with us xx

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