The bank between RAF Rissi’ and UR is contaminated!

The artificial bank raised above ground level adjacent to the military boundary fence, seperating Victory Fields and the RAF Little Rissington is growing larger day by day. This is not what was proposed in the 2013 plans and is clearly […]

VF (South Side) amended completion plan?

Below is information showing how Bovis / Linden could potentially leave Victory Fields (South Side) according to some very concerned residents. They are waiting for a response from the developer to see if their suppositions are correct. The drawing 5109 / […]

Little Rissi’ UFO incident

This is an extract from the the link below from Dr David Clarke’s website, please visit this link for the full story (fascinating): Michael Swiney (1926-2016) Air Commodore Mike Swiney OBE,  had been flying for nine years when he left […]

CX – Extraordinary PC Meeting – 24th Mar at 09:30am – CX

An extraordinary meeting is planned on the 24th. Extraordinary, if it takes place!!!! Please NOTE the TIME! Cancelled at 09:30 on the day of the meeting due to lack of councillors. Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting Agenda – 24th March 2017

4 out of 11 PC Meetings CX – Co-Option Needed!

This year to date, Upper Rissington Parish Council have scheduled ten Parish Council Meetings and one Annual Meeting of the Parish and only four have taken place. YES FOUR out of ELEVEN. Amended 28th April to reflect the latest cancellations. There are important Agenda […]

What’s under your home?

See this planning link. A very fascinating situation and an interesting solution. I wish the owners every success in their plan to preserve the history in their garden. This is from the planning application: Following initial excavations on site for the single […]

Bovis receives 2 takeover offers.

Bovis shares are risen more than 10% in afternoon trading after it received two potential takeover offers. From www.bbc.co.uk  The housebuilder said it had turned down the separate approaches from Redrow and Galliford Try, but that talks with the latter […]

Farman Crescent Bus Shelter refurbishment.

The Farman Crescent bus shelter has had a complete refurbishment and now looks brand new. We are all indebted to GCC Nigel Moor for organising this. The pictures below are supplied by David Harrison and show the completed work. There […]

CANX – Extraordinary URPC Meeting – 21 March ’17 – CANX

Extraordinary URPC Meeting on Tuesday 21st March 2017 at 7.30pm meeting is cancelled (20 March 2017. A reschedule is planned for 24th March. Agenda: Parish Council Meeting Agenda – 21st March 2017 I imagine the big question on everybody’s mind; “will this one […]

Farman Crescent – old Coop site??

Very soon the Midcounties Co-operative will be moving from Farman Crescent to its new site in the Village Square. Originally, there was a plan that the building may have been converted to a doctors surgery. This plan has been shelved […]

Badhams in UR

Badhams the chemist, celebrates its future opening in Upper Rissington today. CC. Mark Mackenzie Charrington cut the ribbon with Mr Peter Badham, GCC Nigel Moor,  Liz Bannister and some children from the school in attendance. Also in attendance were URPC representation and […]

Rural fly-tipping incidents on the rise

Info from RSN On-line. Fly-tipping incidents are on the rise – with more rubbish being illegally dumped in rural areas. Local authorities dealt with 936,000 fly-tipping incidents in 2015/16, according to the latest government statistics. This represents a 4% per […]