Simplification of Facebook

This is a revised link to the Village Facebook group managed by Dodd Folland. The link on this website (above) has also been revised. I fully admit I am not on the group, but I believe there is a lively […]

Publica Group Press Release

Publica Group is featured as one of the case studies in a new national ‘Transformation in Localities Toolkit’ launched at the District Councils’ Network Spring Assembly. The toolkit aims to provide district councils with a practical evidence base to support joint working. The […]

Privacy Policy for Rissington Websites

Due to recent legislation this website now has Private Policy. Before using the Website – – it is your responsibility to read the privacy policy. Please note that Rissington Websites may revise this privacy policy at any time by […]

A PUB or a B1 business unit: The Pelican Arms?

A public house was always planned to be part of the village square. We have been told that the village needs a B1 business unit instead. I for one don’t believe this. It is very clear from the Upper Rissington […]

Folland Park – Invitation to tender for play park renovation

Below is a post regarding INVITATION TO TENDER FOR PLAY PARK RENOVATION, as seen on the URPC website and posted by the Clerk, Pauline Rigby. As a resident, I would like to thank all concerned in getting to this stage, […]

Folland Play Park Update – March 2018

Below is an extract from the URPC Council Meeting held on March 2018. Draft-Minutes-of-Parish-Council-meeting-on-22-March-2018 Children’s Play Park: a) The monthly play park inspection did not reveal any new concerns; no actions required. Councillors agreed that inspections of the remaining equipment […]

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 […]

The Merrymouth Inn – Fifield – opening soon

The Merrymouth Inn, Stow Road, Fifield, Fifield, United Kingdom, OX7 6HR is under going refurbishment and it is hoped that it will open in the very near future.   This public house is the nearest to Upper Rissington as the […]

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP knighted.

Source: Cotswold Journal. THE Cotswold MP has been given a knighthood for his services to political and public service. It means that Geoffrey Clifton-Brown will now be referred to as Sir Geoffrey. He was first elected as an MP in […]

1st Upper Rissington Company W.B.B.S

Kirsten Johnstone writes this on FB and wanted to share with the village. 1st Upper Rissington Company W.B.B.S. I would like to share with you all the exciting expansion of our scout group, following the success and support we have […]

Stow Surgery first turf is cut.

Story from Cotswold Journal. The first turf has been cut for the new doctor’s surgery in Stow after months of speculation over its future. The surgery’s Facebook page shows a picture of work being done at the Tall Trees site […]

Council funding helps to create fabulous new public play area for Eastleach

Below is a press release describing how Eastleach funded a new play area. This HAS to be something URPC should investigate. Release date: 7 November 2017 from Cotswold District Council Residents in Eastleach have thanked Cotswold District Council and Gloucestershire […]

Neighbourhood Watch Scheme for UR

Neighbourhood Watch by Mike South Following the increased crime over the Bank Holiday I contacted the police and have just received this response for Mel Oliveira, our community Police officer: Yes if we have a volunteer I can organise to […]

Travellers in the village

There is a report of at least 3 traveller caravans with associated horses camping on the edge of the Northern Boundary of the village. Pictures to follow. NB: Exact location to be confirmed.

Park ideas for all….

Below is how a neighbouring Parish Town/Council have supported their community, maybe this is something our council could investigate. The first gallery shows adult exercise items and chidrens play furniture. The combination, basketball, cricket and football pitch would be an […]

Cotswold School – A level results

What an impressive result from Cotswold School. The proportion of grades at A* to C is an impressive 90%: 20% of grades are at A* level! 41% of all A Level grades awarded at A* or A 66% of A […]

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown (MP) ‘dismayed’ at Stow surgery site rejection

Story from Cotswold Journal Written by Sebastian Richards COTSWOLD MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has voiced his dismay that plans for a new doctors surgery in Stow-on-the-Wold has been rejected for a third time. The application for the new surgery on Gypsy Field […]

Upper Rissington Church

For those that are unaware we do have a Church at Upper Rissington with its own website. The website details all their weekly activities. CUR:ve (The Church in Upper Rissington:valuing everyone) is a group of Christian who meet and work […]