Storm Brian didn’t cause as much damage as predicted, but at least he has left……. Full story on the BBC News.
Seizing vehicles must become the default penalty for fly-tipping as part of tougher punishments for waste crime. That is one of a number of proposals on how to deal with fly-tipping, put forward by the Country Land and Business Association […]
The Acting Clerk, Dawn Laird of Upper Rissington Parish Council, writes the following on the Parish Council website. Her e-mail is: firstname.lastname@example.org It has been brought to the attention of the Parish Council that the newly-installed dog/litter bins have apparently been […]
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The attenuation pond has been slightly remodelled and now contains water. Lots of brown pictures. 🙂 🙂 This pond was intended to supply grey water to the development (for flushing toilets). There has been a delivery of pipes and storage […]
Max Flint in consolation with the Ward Councillor has gained permission for CDC Waste Management to install dog and litter bins for Victory Fields and these will be installed very soon. The CDC waste management team has surveyed the site […]
I read the article below and wanted to share with everyone. More proof that we cannot continue the appetite for economic growth and ever increasing population. You don’t need a scientist to know what’s causing the sixth mass extinction by […]
Last weekend was Armed Forces Day and the poppies in the local fields reminded me of that day. I would like to thank David Harrison for inspiring me to cycle down to Great Barrington and then on to Taynton before […]
The area East of the Cooperative towards the School is being strimmed ready for landscaping. The plans being used are believed to be the 2016 version which is not passed (not the original 2013). Plus the pathway on the Airfield […]
It would appear that VF grey water supply is sporadic or none existent at the moment! There are many reports of inadequate pressure to flush toilets or water gardens. The attenuation pond was designed to supply this water, however for […]
An interesting piece of technology. Smartflower – shame its so big. It costs between £13,000 and £20,000 depending on storage requirements and would solve energy issues for your home.
A few pictures of UR, including the Attenuation Pond with water and the “Splinter” Nursery foundations, taken on the 21st May 2017
New Government Litter Strategy for England to curb littering with proposals for new enforcement, education and community engagement Litter louts could be hit with £150 fines as part of ambitious new plans to tackle rubbish in England. Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom […]
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 […]
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 […]
Interesting to know that the black slots in the centre two windows are for bats to enter and exit the building. Kind of puts me off! What about you? Bat Conservation Trust.
Really pleased to report thanks to the Upper Rissington Village Parish Council Parish Clerk/RFO (Debbie Hill), the boundary hedges have been cut today. They have been cut in the recommended period by the Wildlife Country Act and by a quality […]
Just a few of the bottles collected on the pathway adjacent to the Rissington School between Wellington Road and Mitchell Way. My only thought who is drinking it and who is selling it? Just like all the roads leading to […]
The situation in the village is now becoming intolerable. The most worrying aspect is for those playing sports on the communal area where fouling is becoming a danger to human life. Maybe the URPC could give access to their CCTV […]
Waste and recycling collections Cotswold District Council’s waste and recycling collection service provider, Ubico Ltd, will make the following changes to collection days – see the links below. There will be no changes until Mon 26 December when collections will be […]
Parish Council Land Ownership History: Nearly three years ago the URPC conducted a survey to discover what land was actually owned by the Council and what belonged to individuals. At the time the surveyor (S. Escreet) reported his findings, which was not […]
Yet again the vandals of Upper Rissington destroy their own environment. All it means is that their parents waste their contributions to the precept fixing this mindless vandalism. Oh well……. What can you say????
The Parish Clerk, Debbie Hill submitted planning permission to Cotswold District Council for tree maintenance at Upper Rissington on 19th September 2016* Town and Country Trees, Paul Hodkinson is the contractor. The attached document does not mention when the time Datum begins for the scheduled work. […]
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