The bank between RAF Rissi’ and UR…

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 […]

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 […]

The changing face of Victory Fields!

Here are a few pictures showing the huge change that the site has undergone. Amazing how much tidier the site was, roads swept and grass cut. Many more pictures are here:   The BEFORE:    

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 […]

A two year anniversary!

On the 9th March it will be two years since the new or is it now old Village Hall was completed by KIER. Incidentally, the school was handed over on the same day. The Parish Council took an inordinately long […]

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 […]

The Vikings invade UR!

637 Volunteer Gliding Squadron are to be begin gliding this month with their Viking T Mk 1’s. The Facebook group kindly let me repost their pictures from their site. Click here for more information from 637 Sqn.