The Linden/Bovis compound has been removed!

17 July 2018: Steve has been tidying up. All flags and Linden Tombstones have gone. Thanks to all. 16 July 2018: The EMG team under Darrens guidance have removed the huge advertising […]

Brighter Days ahead – LEDS!!

LED street lighting The following information is from the GDC. In Gloucestershire we have around 60,000 streetlights which consume around 20.5GWh of power each year at a cost of £2 […]

Gardening in Victory Fields

Picture: Hangar 80 (Proctor Way). It would appear that some residents have swopped their garden forks for jack hammers when digging their gardens. Some residents gardens, have below the surface […]

HQ Offices – available at UR – phone now!

Upper Rissington business owners will soon benefit from the arrival of HQ, providing flexible and affordable office space in what was once the Sergeants Mess at the old RAF base. […]

Black Gold in South Field

12 July 2018  The developers are searching for gold, but it looks like black gold from tarmac has been found instead. Other debris form the development deposited here is clearly […]

UR Parish Council is Hiding information from the Public?

Today my wife visited URPC offices by arrangement to gather information from the clerk. As was expected the clerk was chaperoned by councillor Dawn Laird. The following information was asked to […]

RAF Gazelle lands at Rissington School

RAF Gazelle helicopter lands at Rissington school. Info below from here.  Aircraft type: Westland SA.341D Gazelle HT.3 Construction number: 1914 Military serial: ZB627 Civilian registration: G-CBSK Name: Ginger Ginger was […]

Weather forecast highlights potential for flooding

Press Release from Cotswold District Council: The Met Office advises there is potential for thunderstorm activity and heavy rain in the Gloucestershire area on Friday 13 July, possibly leading to […]

Parish Council Meeting – 18 July ’18

Where: Community Room, Hall Upper Rissington Village Hall When: 18 July 2018 Time: 19:30 Clerk: Telephone: 01451 810839 Agenda:  Agenda Parish Council Meeting – 18 July 2018 Public Open […]

Parish Councillor Vacancy

Following the resignation of Marc Buffery, there is a vacancy on the Parish Council. The process is that if 10 residents request an election by 30 July, then that is […]

Marc Buffrey resigns from URPC

I am very disappointed and saddened to let you all know that the Upper Rissington Parish Council Chairman Marc Buffery has resigned from the Parish Council. Firstly, as a person […]

RAF Little Rissi – night flying – Jul ’18

My wife tells me that Upper Rissington has been listening to the whirling blades of a Chinook around midnight. Both from a stationary Boeing Chinook CH-47 and a hovering one. […]

Rissington Lake – Water Safety

Open Water Safety Advice During the summer months and in particular in hot weather, Thames Valley Police would like to remind our residents of the dangers of open water. Open […]

Cotswold Festival of Motoring – Aug 12

The first Cotswold Festival of Motoring will take place at The Cotswold School in Bourton-on-the-Water on Sunday August 12. Around 180 vintage, classic, collector, and sports cars are expected, together […]

List of all crimes local to UR – can you help?

Added on 4 July 2018 Theft Of Cash From Car Parking Meters – Moreton And Stow Gloucestershire police incidents: 115 03/07/18 – Theft of cash from parking meters Stow-on-The Wold […]