17/03765/FUL | Erection of new attached dwelling – REFUSED

17/03765/FUL | Erection of new attached dwelling | 4 Hawker Square Upper Rissington Cheltenham Gloucestershire GL54 2NT The above planning application was refused for a number of reasons, 17/03765/FUL.  This document explains the refusal. However, below is a highlight that […]

Rissington Pioneers Hike – 23 Feb ’18

David Harrison e-mailed and  mentioned the Rissington Pioneers were planning to do a 4 mile hike around Longborough today. How could I say no on this lovely cool, crisp February day.  The plan was to meet at the Upper Rissington […]

Election for Parish Councillor – 29 March

CDC Press Release date: 22 February 2017 An election for a Parish Councillor for Upper Rissington Parish Council will take place on Thursday 29 March. The Notice of Election has now been published and nomination papers are available to download.  Paper copies […]

Rissington Mountain – the third!

This is Rissington Mountain the third, we had hoped that it would be removed soon. It’s  an unfortuante eyesore for those who overlook it from Godfrey Place. However, because it has a mixture of materials Nigel Gasston says it has […]

Access to Kitty Hawk Walk

A revised access to Kitty Hawk Walk is being constructed and it’s expected to have its layer of tarmacadam very soon. The only question we have is will the Longmore crossing still exist? EDIT: 23 February 2018 – Tarmac laid […]

CDC – freezes council tax for 2018/19

Council freezes council tax, garden waste licences and car parking charges. Release date: 20 February 2018 Members of Cotswold District Council have today agreed a freeze on the authority’s share of local residents’ council tax payments for 2018/19, following a […]

RAF Brize Norton Proposed Airspace Change – drop in session – 20th Feb

All information is from here: https://www.raf.mod.uk/rafbrizenorton/flyinginfo/bznacp.cfm RAF Brize Norton will be hosting two public drop in sessions to allow interested stakeholders the opportunity to view the proposal and clarify certain aspects of the proposal with members of the Airspace Change Consultation […]

Borehole Rig on Farman Cresent

UR Community Liaison Group – 16th Feb ’18

The UR Community Liaison Group had a meeting at CDC on Friday 16th February 2018. Chairman – Philippa Lowe, Head of Planning and Strategic Housing Member of Parliament – Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Planning – Deborah Smith, Team Leader Development Management […]

URPC Precept: 2018-19

We already know that Upper Rissington precept is rising with the cost of inflation from the last Parish Council meeting. We also know that as the extra housing is completed and occupied in the village, URPC gain an extra revenue […]

No Play Parks in Upper Rissington

Picture is of the condemned Park. Upper Rissington has a housing stock of nearly 800 homes, with the consequent amount of young children, you would expect at least two or three open play parks, currently there are none. The existing […]

RAF100 Celebrations.

Below are some of the events from the RAF100 celebrations. Visit the RAF100 website here:  https://www.raf.mod.uk/raf100/ 100 OPEN COCKPITS AND CABS (FEBRUARY) London and Cosford will be offering visitors the rare and exciting chance to get a… 100 OPEN COCKPITS […]

Cotswolds Planning Consultation 2011-2031 – Draft 19

LINK for these documents. Closed: Public Consultation on the Cotswold District Local Plan 2011-2031: Submission Draft Reg. 19 (June 2016) ended at midnight on Monday 8th August 2016. The consultation document sets out the Local Plan which the District Council […]

Hedge – Roads – the Courts

Below are pictures of the recently cut Boundary Hedge, which the contractors have completed to a very good standard. The top coat of tarmac being laid on some of the VF roads is also looking well. Finally, the new building […]

Little Rissington Housing Needs – NIMBY!

This is a document describing Little Rissington Parish Housing Needs – dated August 2017. In June 2017 Little Rissington Parish Council engaged the services of GRCC’s Rural Housing Enabler to carry out a local Housing Needs Survey. Little Rissington Parish […]

Great Cotswold Clean Up

Story from Cotswold Journal. COTSWOLD District Council’s ‘Great Cotswolds Clean up’ prize competition will get underway on Friday March 2. The council is inviting community groups to clean up their neighbourhoods and possibly share in a £1,000 prize fund. From […]

Neighbourhood Development Plan Walkabout

A walkabout was conducted today by the Neighbourhood Development Team. The start time was 14:30 from the Village Hall. The team consists of Andrew and Caroline Maclean and around 8 people from the village. The task was to identify, open […]

Debbie Hill – Tewkesbury Town Clerk

Picture: J.Flint – depicts David Arnold, Debbie Hill, Brian Hanks and Dawn Laird. I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Debbie Hill who is now the Tewkesbury Town Council Clerk and RFO. Isn’t it ironical that Cllr Laird […]

Erection of 24 houses & 2 Business Units!

Here is the latest from planning: 17/03740/FUL | Erection of 24 residential dwellings, car parking and associated landscaping and the erection of 2 x B1 (Business) units with associated car parking and landscaping | Land Parcel At Upper Rissington Upper Rissington […]

Parish Council Meeting – 7 February 2018

Date: 7 February 2018 Where: Upper Rissington Village Hall, Wellington Road, Upper Rissington When: 19:30 Agenda: Agenda for Parish Council Meeting – 7 February 2018 Minutes: Minutes of Parish Council Meeting – 10 January 2018 Audio File: February 7 2018 […]

Playpark Condemned

Updated: 28 January 2018: Playpark Condemned. Awaiting funding for a new park. This notice is on the Parish Council website in November 2017: Repairs are needed to two items of equipment in the Play Park. Until these repairs can be […]

Village Walkabout – 28 Jan 18

Main Points: Harris Gardens – leaves cleaned. Barrington Road – hedge cut and verges trimmed. Proctor / Slingsby / Sparrow / Mitchell – raised tables. Lutyens Court – named and tidied. Nursery – work restarted. Spitfire and Valiant – being […]

Aerial Picture

UR Community Liaison Group Members

The URCLG was born out of an initiative by the Rissington Unite Group and taken on board by CDC.  The group will form a link between the residents and stakeholders to guide the joint developers, Linden Homes and Bovis Homes, […]

Council Tax Rise of 2.49%

Via press release from Gloucestershire County Council on 23rd January: The council tax in Gloucestershire is set to rise 2.49 per cent in 2018-19 with the average band D household paying an extra £52.95p per year. But the county council […]