Villagers from Rutland have clubbed together to pay for a new high speed internet connection for their town.
The residents of Uppingham have taken matters into their own hands, replacing the existing broadband service with the latest fibre optic technology. They now have one of the fastest broadband speeds in the country.
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Most parts becoming dry. Sunny spells on Friday.
Outbreaks of rain tonight but drier and brighter tomorrow.