Barrington Road Bollards

I am really pleased to report that the Barrington Road has its bollards refitted and secured. I reported them missing to Highways after work was started and stopped in October 2017 and thanks to highway they are in place.   […]

Stow Square Closed 15-20th April

The Square, a prime location for residents and businesses in Stow, is in need of essential resurfacing because the road has deteriorated and reached the end of its life. Source. To ensure this work is completed as efficiently as possible […]

Will Barrington Road benefit from Operation Road Rescue?

GCC react to this statement from Gloucestershire’s Police and Crime Commissioner’ Martin Surl launched a blistering attack on the state of the county’s crumbling roads. He questioned why with motorists taxed to the hilt the roads had been allowed to […]

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 […]

UR GRIT Bins (Revised)

Winter Weather Advice This is from the government website. Can you clear snow from a road, path or cycleway? You can clear snow and ice from pavements yourself. It’s unlikely that you’ll be sued or held responsible if someone is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]