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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Farman Crescent Bus Shelter

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 […]

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UR Tree Maintenance Application

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 […]

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Rural Network

A website worth your time perusing. Click Here. The Rural Services Network (RSN) represents the interests of rural service providers and their rural communities in […]

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New Trees – Dying Trees

Just when we thought Bovis / Linden were making progress on open spaces with new trees, the sub contractors who planted the trees fail to […]

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The Rissington Peaks….

The development has constructed three man made mountains that will require removal before the site is finished by Bovis/Lindon. The last few houses are being completed […]

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The case of the Missing Dog Bin

A plea from Upper Rissington Parish Council. A new dog waste bin was erected at Sandy Lane Court last Wednesday. This was either knocked over […]

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Cotswold Housing Plan

The first two documents are published on the Cotswold District Council Website: Housing Plan 2016 – 2020 Draft housing action plan: 2016-2018 From the Cotswold […]

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The Forgotten Village

The Forgotten Village or is it the Green, Green Grass of Home? I have just arrived in the village and cannot believe how long the […]

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Micro Chipping of Dogs from April 6th

Every dog owner in England will have to microchip their animal from from April 6th 2016 under plans to cut a rise in strays. The […]

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