New – Litter Bins and Dog Bins for UR

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 […]

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You don’t need a scientist to know what’s causing the sixth mass extinction

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 […]

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Poppy Fields of UR

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 […]

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Landscaping on VF

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 […]

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Victory Fields – Grey Water (FIXED)

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 […]

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Smartflower

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 […]

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How quickly the grass grows!

A few pictures of UR, including the Attenuation Pond with water and the “Splinter” Nursery foundations, taken on the 21st May 2017

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Government publishes new anti-littering strategy!

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 […]

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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 […]

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Brighter Days ahead – LEDS!!

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 […]

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A bats life………

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 […]

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Boundary Hedge Cut 2017

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 […]

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Vodka Anyone?

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 […]

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Dog Fouling in Upper Rissington

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 […]

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Revised Christmas Break Waste Collections

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 […]

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What Land?

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 […]

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