Litter and Fly Tipping

On our way to lunch at the Lamb Inn we collected a couple of bags of litter on the Barrington Road. Nice to see a couple of people acknowledging by giving a thumbs up. What was more important was the […]

Great Cotswold Clean Up

Story from Cotswold Journal. COTSWOLD District Council’s ‘Great Cotswolds Clean up’ prize competition will get underway on Friday March 2. The council is inviting community groups to clean up their neighbourhoods and possibly share in a £1,000 prize fund. From […]

Waste Bins – URPC unhelpful post!

The Acting Clerk, Dawn Laird of Upper Rissington Parish Council, writes the following on the Parish Council website. Her e-mail is: It has been brought to the attention of the Parish Council that the newly-installed dog/litter bins have apparently been […]

New – Litter 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 these will be installed very soon. The CDC waste management team has surveyed the site […]

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 as part of ambitious new plans to tackle rubbish in England. Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom […]

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 is drinking it and who is selling it? Just like all the roads leading to […]

Earn £1,000 for URPC by Tidying the village.

Vivien Mason, senior reporter for the Cotswold Journal COMMUNITIES across the Cotswolds can get their hands on a £1,000 prize by organising a clean-up to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday. The district council is taking Keep Britain Tidy’s initiative to […]

Keep Upper Rissington Beautiful

Cotswold District Council is preparing for an upturn in activities which generate waste. As well as promoting the composting of garden waste through the garden waste collection service, the Council is urging residents and visitors to follow some simple steps […]