Annual Parish + Extraordinary Meeting – 22 March 2018

EDIT: There is also an Extraordinary meeting starting at 6pm before the Annual parish Meeting. Agenda for Extraordinary Meeting – 22 March 2018 The date has been set for the Annual Parish Meeting, which will take place on Thursday 22 […]

Play Park Refurbishment.

EDIT:16 MARCH 2018 – As of this week, £50,000 has been allocated by Chairman Marc Buffrey to reconstruct the park. Picture is of the condemned Park. Upper Rissington has a housing stock of nearly 800 homes, with the consequent amount […]

Cllr’s Peak, Hanks and Laird walkout of UR Council Meeting

Last night at the monthly Upper Rissington Parish Council meeting Cllr’s, Peak, Hanks and Laird behaved like naughty children and decided to walk out of the council meeting for what appeared to be preplanned action. Why? If they don’t like […]

Rissi’ Mountain the Third is being removed!

Really pleased to report the final Rissi mountain is biting the dust. You will also notice the Officers Mess construction compound is being emptied, before it is finally removed. The photographs, also show the road works on Delfin Way and […]

First Port will manage VF Public Open Space

Below is an extract from the UR Community Liaison Group Meeting held in February at CDC. Therefore, until further progress is made an interim management company First Port will be managing the Open Spaces, not managed by URPC, this includes the […]

Upper Rissington Community Liaison Group Update

Date: 2 March 2018 Below is Upper Rissington Community Liaison Group feedback following their inaugural meeting at CDC on 16th February to discuss various matters with specific emphasis on the Victory Fields expansion of Upper Rissington.  Below is a document […]

Parish Council Meeting – 14 March 2018

Date: 14 March 2018, second Wednesday of the month. Where: Upper Rissington Village Hall, Wellington Road, Upper Rissington When: 19:30 Agenda: Agenda for Parish Council Meeting – 14 March 2018 Minutes: Unconfirmed Minutes of Parish Council Meeting – 7 February 2018 Audio […]

Winter Weather Advice

The MET Office has issued yellow weather warnings for snow and freezing temperatures and as a consequence the Parish Council Clerk; Pauline Rigby has written some very good advice on the URPC website, I suggest you take a browse. Click […]

Website Progress?

I met a few people over the last week while I was in Upper Rissington and everyone had comments on the website, from either end of the positive and negative spectrum. I understand their feedback and welcome it. Therefore, I […]

Officers Mess Complex

The Officers Mess Complex at Upper Rissington is nearing completion. The Main building is called Lutyens Court and the other buildings Godfrey Place. I think we can all say that Linden and Bovis have made an exceptional job of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Access to Kitty Hawk Walk

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

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: 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 […]

RAF100 Celebrations.

Below are some of the events from the RAF100 celebrations. Visit the RAF100 website here: 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 […]