No Play Parks in Upper Rissington

Picture is of the condemned Park. Upper Rissington has a housing stock of nearly 800 homes, with the consequent amount of young children, you would expect at least two or three open play parks, currently there are none. The existing […]

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 […]

Great Rissington Community Emergency Plan

Posted this from Great Rissington, because I think its a great idea and something UR should adopt. Click here for the original post. GREAT RISSINGTON COMMUNITY EMERGENCY PLAN Whilst the emergency services, district and county councils, electricity, water and communications […]

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 […]

Revised Refuse Collections

Info from Cotswold Journal: FOLLOWING the suspension of waste collections yesterday, Cotswold District Council is warning residents that there may be further disruptions on Tuesday 12 December given the widespread ice. Nevertheless, those due for a collection today are advised […]

Calls for the Cotswolds to be given national park status.

Story from the Cotswold Journal. The call for the Cotswolds to be given national park status has been backed by a leading regional hospitality specialist. Peter Brunt, hotels director at commercial property specialist Colliers International, who has sold three dozen […]

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 […]

Spring Bulb Planting

Picture: Around Miniature Castle – March 2016 Pleased to see that the Parish Council are asking for ideas on where to plant the spring bulbs to make Rissington look a better place. Would like to thank Andrew and Caroline Maclean […]

FLU prevention from Burford Surgery

Our annual flu vaccination campaign has started – there is still plenty of time for you to be covered for when the flu season starts. Flu jab sessions dates are Saturday 30th September (this Saturday) at Carterton Health Centre (8.30-11am) […]

Youth Club Update

Unfortunately, it can be revealed that the Upper Rissington Youth Club is closing. Agenda Item 20 of the next Council Meeting: Youth Club: To note the closure of the Youth Club Group and agree any actions necessary. Firstly, a huge […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stow Surgery finally gets Green light.

Story from Cotswold Journal. A LONG-running battle over a new doctors’ surgery has reached a resolution. Tall Trees doctor’s surgery in Stow has announced that the project is ready to proceed following a dispute over funding and where the site […]

Council and public call for crackdown on anti-social behaviour in Bourton

The story below is from the Cotswold Journal discussing a Bourton-on-the-Water Problem, I think it’s a national problem and therefore relevant to Upper Rissington. I congratulate the Council for getting involved, maybe our council could become more proactive?  A COUNCILLOR […]

Social Committee AGM: 27th Apr ’17

There is a Social Committee Annual General Meeting in the Village Hall on the 27th April 2017 between 19:30 and 21:30. All can attend and listen to what is planned for the village in 2017 and beyond. Remember it’s these […]

Boxing Day Hunt – 2016

Thousands of people crammed into Chipping Norton on Boxing Day to see off the Heythrop Hunt’s riders. They meet again over the festive season at Stow on the Wold on New Years Day. The annual Boxing Day event packed out streets around the town […]