Hedge – Roads – the Courts

Below are pictures of the recently cut Boundary Hedge, which the contractors have completed to a very good standard. The top coat of tarmac being laid on some of the VF roads is also looking well. Finally, the new building […]

Little Rissington Housing Needs – NIMBY!

This is a document describing Little Rissington Parish Housing Needs – dated August 2017. In June 2017 Little Rissington Parish Council engaged the services of GRCC’s Rural Housing Enabler to carry out a local Housing Needs Survey. Little Rissington Parish […]

EMG VF Road Schedule (complete by 21 Feb)

The source document came from a package delivered to a VF resident: EMG VF Road Schedule and shows completion by 21st Feb 2018. Historically, these dates have been hugely optimistic. For once I have my fingers crossed. Here is the […]

UR GRIT Bins (Revised)

Happy New Year everyone. Just thought I would endeavour to explain the Grit Bin situation from my understanding. Salt is provided for the Highways and not for personal pathways. There are three areas of coverage: 1) Old Village: Grit Bins […]

Driver missed the Sopwith Rd turning!

Someone missed the Sopwith Road turning point and grazed a Barrington Road street light before coming to a halt in the hedge. They simultaneously destroyed the concrete fence posts as well as some hedging. Looks like its a repair job […]

NOTICE: Snow and Unadopted Roads – VF

Below is an information post from highways sent to URPC, Upper Rissington Parish Council and others: For the benefit of those who are not aware, here are some information regarding UR: Victory Fields infrastructure and some parts of Upper Rissington […]

Wellington Road is not closed!

Today a van attempted to navigate the road that was once Wellington Road. Judging by the tracks in the snow he is the second since the snow fall. Surely, he should have realised the road was closed. However, the developers […]

A reminder of Albion Waters commitment!

  Upper Rissington Village Potable private mains system renewed and adopted by Albion Water.  AMR metering fitted where possible and check metering on shared supplies Waste water and drainage infrastructure renewed where necessary and adopted by Albion Water (s102) Existing […]

The crossing of Longmore (Kitty Hawk Walk)?

The construction of a road crossing of Longmore (Kitty Hawk Walk) to what was A.P.Ellis has stopped, until more research takes place on whether they need to continue with the current design. There are residents who would prefer a rethink […]

More on Roads and Paths in Victory Fields.

Bruce Simmonds (Gloucester County Council) has been made aware of the following problems at UR, by a very proactive resident. Roundabout flooding incident. Street sign for Beechcraft Road. Lack of work this week on the road surfacing and re levelling […]

A change of direction – Website to Forum

This website will continue into 2018 and beyond in its basic format. The base website will always have the latest article and images. However, if you want to discus anything you will need to register for any new articles published […]

Coop in Bourton-on-the-Water

Information from Wilts & Gloucester Standard EDIT: The store was opened in mid-October. A NEW eco-friendly supermarket is coming to Bourton-on-the-Water, which will feature renewable energy to help power the store, as well energy efficient technologies. The new 14,517 sq. […]

Road Programme for VF

This letter was delivered to VF residents by Bovis Homes today. I am writing to you of upcoming surfacing works taking place on site in the coming weeks. These works may cause a few disruptions to the access/egress of your […]

Traffic Lights on Barrington Road

This is a statement issued by Bovis regarding the Traffic Light Control on Barrington Road.   The traffic control measures have been put in place to carry out more S278 works. The initial requirement for this has been carried out […]

Wellington Road – width restriction

Anyone attempting to navigate Wellington Road / Smith Barry, please take extra caution. EMG are struggling to connect the new road to the old road as the levels are wrong. The gravel is there because of the width restriction…. 16 […]

EMG to start allotments and complete roads.

EMG have reported the following works will be started over the coming months. This is an extract from their letter sent to residents: On behalf of Linden/Bovis, EMG Ltd are undertaking surfacing and remedial works in the following areas, on […]

GlosTalk App launched.

The source of the information is from this webpage. What is GlosTalk? Gloucestershire’s vision for transport is to deliver a resilient transport network that enables sustainable economic growth by providing door-to-door travel choices. As part of delivering this vision, the […]

The nowhere footpath?

The new footpath that leaves the Mitchell Way roundabout and enters the old Wellington Road does not comply with any published plans, but it does look good.  It should have entered the new link between Mitchell Way and Wellington Road, […]

Gloucestershire Highways – Annual Review

Click here for the Highways Newsletter: Annual Reivew of Gloucestershire Highways An excerpt form the Newsletter: Stow-on-the-Wold traffic calming. Following a request from Stow-on-the- Wold Town Council for traffic calming in the historic square, we reviewed speed data and visited […]

Gigaclear – Fibre Broadband

Below is information originally posted elsewhere on this site by David Harrison. It is a letter received from Gigaclear after their high speed fibre-optic broadband cable whizzes by Upper Rissington and does not stop. This is something we all would […]

Take care on Mitchell Way and Wellington Road!

A safety warning. The vehicles below are travelling in convoys of three moving material around between sites. They are travelling fairly quickly, consequently, please take care especially where children cross the roads. They sometimes travel with the loader lowered exposing […]