News and Information On Upper Rissington & RAF Little Rissington

Gloucestershire CC Election for Stow-on-the Wold – 4 May ’17

Below are the candidates. I know Nigel Moor and he does a great job for the Community, without him we would not have resolved some […]

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Victory Fields amended completion plan?

Below is information showing how Bovis / Linden could potentially leave Victory Fields according to some very concerned residents. They are waiting for a response from […]

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Hike: Great Barrington – Gt Rissington – Gt Barrington

This a pictorial presentation of a walk from Great Barrington North towards Upper Rissington, before turning West towards Great Rissington before circling back to Great […]

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Village Hall Trust acquire hall as of 1 June ’17

After a very protracted contractual discussion, the Village Hall Trust will take possession of the Village Hall as of 1st June 2017. Now is not […]

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Lloyds Bank ATM Ripped Out in Bourton

This is the third site in Bourton that has had its cash machine ripped out: Coop, Post Office and now Lloyds. Not forgetting the car […]

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Barrington Road Bus Shelter

Damaged bus shelter on the Barrington Road. Looks like damage caused by a tree during the laying of the communication cable.  

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Social Committee – AGM – 27th Apr ’17

There is a Social Committee Annual General Meeting in the Village Hall on the 27th April 2017 between 19:30 and 21:30. All can attend and […]

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Could GCC help with Natural Gas at UR?

Below is how a proactive County council helps its residents. Is this something Gloucester County Council backed by our Parish Council can help the older […]

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Two Aerial Pictures of Rissi’ – Apr ’17

Two Aerial Pictures of Rissi’ supplied by Mike Grierson depicting Victory Fields and the Grass strips cut adjacent to the tarmac runways for the gliders […]

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Government publishes new anti-littering strategy!

New Government Litter Strategy for England to curb littering with proposals for new enforcement, education and community engagement Litter louts could be hit with £150 fines […]

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USAF(E) RAF Little Rissington: 1981 to 1993

USAF(E) RAF Little Rissington: 1981 to 1993 With the arrival of the United States Air Force in Europe, Little Rissington became the largest military contingency […]

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Rissi Kart Club – Round 2 – 22 Apr ’17

I visited the Kart track with my wife on our bikes, still worth a visit on Sunday, there is some very quick racing. We also […]

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637 VGS Gliding – 22 Apr ’17

An absolute brilliant day for gliding. 637 VGS were certainly having fun. The grass landing strips were also getting a good cut – more pictures […]

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Bollards on Longmore Path (was Avenue)

At long last the developers have added bollards on the Longmmore pathway to prevent motor vehicular access. They are made of plastic and I am […]

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C130J over RAF LR – 19 Apr ’17

Two Hercules C130J models over flew RAF Little Rissington yesterday. I thought they maybe para dropping, however upon investigation of Notams, noting was listed, except […]

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Spring Walkabout – 19 Apr ’17

A beautiful Spring day in Upper Rissington. Good to see landscaping making progress. Plus Phase 6 moving ever forwards. Also noticed many new street lights […]

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Folland Gnat Roundabout plinth

As we all know RAF Little Rissington was the founding home of the Red Arrows. The Red Arrows formed in the 60’s with the Folland […]

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Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting – 28th April ’17

Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting – 28th April 2017 at 19:30 (rescheduled from the 24th) is scheduled in the Village Hall (on the assumption the meeting […]

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Parade Square is Complete

The five commercial properties are as follows from left to right facing the building: Co-operative – Supermarket Badhams – Pharmacy  Barnardos – Charity Shop The […]

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Wessex Water and Albion joint venture!

Venture with Albion Water to support sustainable development At the Water UK City Conference in London on 2 March 2017, Colin Skellett, Chief Executive of Wessex […]

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