13 December 2017 – PC Meeting Wash-Up

Todays meeting went exceptionally well, all Agenda items were properly discussed before being approved and we will wait for the PC Agenda for the feed back for once – with only a few minor exceptions. The Play Park is completely […]

Wellington Road is not closed!

Today a van attempted to navigate the road that was once Wellington Road. Judging by the tracks in the snow he is the second since the snow fall. Surely, he should have realised the road was closed. However, the developers […]

Revised Refuse Collections

Info from Cotswold Journal: FOLLOWING the suspension of waste collections yesterday, Cotswold District Council is warning residents that there may be further disruptions on Tuesday 12 December given the widespread ice. Nevertheless, those due for a collection today are advised […]

Harris Gardens / Grebe Square – Health & Safety

The following pictures are from Karen Milroy and explain the situation. The pictures show that the weight of the snow has broken numerous branches, making the paths and roads dangerous and thus are a consequent health and safety hazard. The […]

Winter Edition of the “BREEZE”

We have just managed to catch up with the Breeze (Upper Rissington Newsletters), thanks to David Harrison for spending the time transferring the last 3 editions. Click on the PDF link to download the Upper Rissington Newsletter. Current Issue – […]

UR – 26 possible new houses – WEST of the village

Revised planning permission for the “Land Parcel Between Sandy Lane Court And Southgate Court, Sandy Lane Court, Upper Rissington, Gloucestershire”. For the erection of 26 dwellings with landscaping, vehicular access, pumping station and all associated works. See 17/04587/FUL application received […]

The VF – Community Infrastructure Levy

Below is an article from the Wilts and Standard On-in News. The gist is that the developer is upset about an anonymous letter whistle blowing their Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). The backlash against the CIL underlines the degree of mistrust […]

Parish Council Meeting – 13 December ’17

What: Upper Rissington Parish Council Meeting When: 13th December at 7:30pm When: 19:30 Agenda: Parish Council Meeting Agenda – 13th December 2017 Comments:An interesting Agenda, this one looks to have been written in someone else’s style and has a comprehensive […]

Sandy Court – has building begun?

Below are photographs of a building being built behind Sandy Court. I cannot find where the location of the foundations relates to the plans. However, what can be found on the CDC planning portal are plans for a 6 bay single […]

Officers Mess completion imminent!

The completion of the Officers Mess complex is imminent. The landscaping is nearly complete and the front of the main building will be completed in the coming week. Notice the front door surround of the Linden homes are painted grey, […]

December issue of the Bourton Times!

Bourton on the Times December Edition features a report by Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP on the meeting he had on the 3rd November in the Upper Rissington Village Hall. The extract is not yet on line. Click here to download all […]

A reminder of Albion Waters commitment!

  Upper Rissington Village Potable private mains system renewed and adopted by Albion Water.  AMR metering fitted where possible and check metering on shared supplies Waste water and drainage infrastructure renewed where necessary and adopted by Albion Water (s102) Existing […]

Calls for the Cotswolds to be given national park status.

Story from the Cotswold Journal. The call for the Cotswolds to be given national park status has been backed by a leading regional hospitality specialist. Peter Brunt, hotels director at commercial property specialist Colliers International, who has sold three dozen […]

URPC Audit by Grant Thornton

The Audit results by Grant Thornton of the Parish Council will soon be available. I will be very interested to see how much they wasted on the process to terminate the Parish Clerk in the Summer. Of course there are […]

CDC allocates £200,000 for community projects.

Release date: 19 October 2017 Members of Cotswold District Council have today agreed to allocate £200,000 to a long-standing Community Projects Fund which helps local residents update community buildings and invest in play facilities for children. The scheme awards projects […]

At the 11th Hour – reprise!

It’s annual subscription time for the server. I was going to let the site die, however, someone out of the blue has come forward with a great donation, to keep the server going for another 12 months. As a consequence […]

URPC announce a Clerk

URPC after a gentle nudge announce the new clerk. Pauline Rigby Below is an extract from her Linkedn Profile: She is a town councillor at Northleach and Eastington Town Council since May 2011.  After 10 years experience in business-to-business publishing […]

After Rissington Unite – the URPC response!

Thankfully this village has people who are trying to encourage CDC and the developers to leave the Victory Fields to the standard outlined in the 2013 S106 document. Without, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Cllr Nigel Moor and extremely passionate residents of Victory […]

Stow Surgery first turf is cut.

Story from Cotswold Journal. The first turf has been cut for the new doctor’s surgery in Stow after months of speculation over its future. The surgery’s Facebook page shows a picture of work being done at the Tall Trees site […]