Police Helicopter Circles UR – 27 Feb 17

Thames Valley Police helicopter circles UR before 9am – clearly looking out for something or someone.  Helicopter type: Eurocopter EC135-P2+ Registration: G-TVHB on 4 Feb 2010 Operated by: Thames Valley Police based at RAF Benson  

RAF Little Rissington – VDF Antenna

Picture: Dated 1 March 2009 by JF. I heard today from an extremely reliable source (Mike Grierson), that the VHF Direction Finder (VDF) Antenna in the centre of the airfield is still in use by NATS. It is the centre of […]

RAF Little Rissi’ – No. 22 “Training” Group Badge

It is now home to No. 637 Volunteer Gliding Squadron RAF as the primary military unit, who provide elementary flying training for Combined Cadet Force and Air Training Corps Cadets. 637 VGS is a flying training unit under the command […]

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 million. Electricity costs are rising sharply, and we are spending […]

Bovis Homes and the Daily Mail

I noticed this story regarding Bovis Homes today with respect to other building sites. Is this story in any way applicable to Victory Fields in regard to finish of new homes? Or is it a typical piece of Mail journalism? My gut feeling […]

Upper Rissington woman was more than 2 1/2 times over legal limit when stopped by police

Source Document: Cotswold Journal An UPPER Rissington woman was found to be more than two-and-a-half times over the legal drink-drive limit when she was stopped by police near Chipping Norton, a court heard. Anna Aldridge, of Southgate Court, Barrington Road, pleaded […]

The Disappearing Wall

Last Friday (10th February 2017), Upper Rissington Parish Council and the District Councillors had a meeting with the developers regarding the completion of Victory Fields. One item on the Agenda was the pedestrian crossing at the main Barrington Roundabout (see […]

Bovis – Officers Mess Sales Office

Bovis have moved their sales office to the Officers Mess from the main Victory Fields site. Checked their website – so far no details of the properties and their prices.   

Village Hall Fence

Pleased to report that the Upper Rissington Village Hall is being partially surrounded by a wooden fence. The finished product will look similar to that of the school (picture attached). Will have pictures of the fence once completed. It will […]