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Folland Gnat Roundabout plinth

As we all know RAF Little Rissington was the founding home of the Red Arrows. The Red Arrows formed in the 60’s with the Folland […]

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Parade Square is Complete

The five commercial properties are as follows from left to right facing the building: Co-operative – Supermarket Badhams – Pharmacy  Barnardos – Charity Shop The […]

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Village of the Year 2017

Below is information regarding the programme, would be nice to think our village is eligible, what do you think? This summer, Penelope Keith and her […]

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Neighbourhood Development Plan gets off the ground!

Those who have intimated they want to get involved with the above scheme will know that Andrew Maclean has organised another meeting next week. Information […]

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Walkabout (with Street Names) – 12 April 2017

A few pictures from my walkabout on the evening of 12 April 2017. Good to see the main road wall repaired in two places and […]

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UR – Co-operative Opens in Parade Square!

The modern, larger and more accessible Midland Co-operative has opened in Upper Rissington today. Various pictures below. As yet it is unconfirmed what will be […]

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Sports Group Volunteers

After the reported comments regarding the “Sports Group” it may be of benefit if they formed an official sub committee of the Parish Council. Then […]

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Victory Fields amended completion plan?

Below is information showing how Bovis / Linden could potentially leave Victory Fields according to some very concerned residents. They are waiting for a response from […]

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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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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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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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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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