For village threads.

What’s under your home?

See this planning link. A very fascinating situation and an interesting solution. I wish the owners every success in their plan to preserve the history in their […]

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Farman Crescent Bus Shelter refurbishment.

The Farman Crescent bus shelter has had a complete refurbishment and now looks brand new. We are all indebted to GCC Nigel Moor for organising […]

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Farman Crescent old Coop site

Very soon the Midcounties Co-operative will be moving from Farman Crescent to its new site in the Village Square. Originally, there was a plan that […]

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Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty?

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Officially yes! I cycled around the village taking a few photographs. The older part of the village certainly looks unkept […]

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Police Helicopter Circles UR – 27 Feb 17

Thames Valley Police helicopter circles UR before 9am – clearly looking out for something or someone.  Helicopter type: Eurocopter EC135-P2+ Registration: G-TVHB on 4 Feb […]

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Walkabout – 25th February 2017

A collage of pictures depicting the last of the old RAF buildings on what was the technical site, some of which are undergoing conversion. Building […]

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Village Litter Clean-Up

Below is an extract from the Cotswold Journal. I think its a fabulous idea, I haven’t been in the village for a number of weeks […]

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Upper Rissington woman was more than 2 1/2 times over legal limit when stopped by police

Source Document: Cotswold Journal An UPPER Rissington woman was found to be more than two-and-a-half times over the legal drink-drive limit when she was stopped by […]

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Around the Village – 8 & 13 Jan 2017

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Cotswolds – Local Plan – have your say!

Story from Cotswold Journal. COTSWOLD residents are being encouraged to take part in a consultation on changes to the Local Plan Submission Draft. A six […]

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Defibrillator Training – 10th January

Defib training  

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Upper Rissington – 1998 – the arterial link…

Picture: Courtesy Mike Grierson The picture dates from 1998. You can see that the houses on Farman Crescent have yet to be demolished. There is […]

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The Natural Gas Debacle

The homes are going up round the Officers Mess, which itself is being refurbished but will they be on natural gas? Well, we know the […]

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NO planning enforcement at Victory Fields.

Today I visited Carterton, there the builders (David Wilson and Bellway Homes) are completing the site in phases and each phase has all its amenities […]

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Village Walkabout – 24 Sep ’16

Few pictures around and about 24 Sep ’16. Victory Fields is developing well, the houses do sit well. Only wish the developers would get on […]

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The Village Square

The following statement is from Wright & Partners. Our clients, Linden Homes in partnership with Bovis Homes, have just completed the latest commercial phase of […]

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Derek Bell in Road Rally

Several enthusiastic villagers witnessed a parade of exotic, performance and super cars pass by Upper Rissington on Wednesday. One driver in the procession was 5 […]

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Allotment allocation….

Very soon the village will be allocating allotments by your Parish Council, once the developers hand them over (guessing sometime in the next 6 -9 months). Contact […]

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Website Downtime (Fixed)

I am sure if you visit this website on a regular basis you will have noticed that it has been off line recently on a […]

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Summer Drink-Drive Campaign

Noticed this on the URPC website and thought it worth sharing. Click here to find out more on the 2016 Summer Drink Drive Campaign

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