South Field Revisited!

A playing field – a MUGA – a Wild Flower Area or a Dump. 21 June 2018: The document below is from the original submission in 2011. Figure 4B is the only figure of note, specifically item 18, which clearly […]

The beautiful Longmore Avenue – the Walk

The beautiful Longmore Avenue stitches all three parts of the village together. The pictures run sequentially from Mitchell Way (South) and to what is virtually Hawker Square (adjacent to West Wing). There is also a video.  Copyright protected by Digiprove © 2018

POS – 17/04151/FUL – 6 June (last update)

17/04151/FUL | Variation of condition 1 of reserved matters permission 12/03810/REM dated 23/01/2013 to provide detailed plans and sections of open space provision and to provide amended plans for hard surfacing and planting | Land Parcel At Upper Rissington Upper […]

The Cotswold Homes magazine

This glossy magazine is a spin off from a popular estate agent. Well worth a read if you get the opportunity. In this Summers edition there are two articles featuring Upper Rissington. Unfortunately, both mention the 20th century architect Sir […]

Village Fete – 7th July 2018

Where: Upper Rissington Village hall When: 7th July Time: 12pm to 4pm Events: Don’t know any real specifics. Below are some of the regulars. Fantastic burgers by Richard Arnell Foods and Drink Dog Show Welly Throwing Horse Racing Tombola Bowling […]

Bldg 43 – Office Space

Work has now begun on getting this building ready for occupation. Advert lists the following: Desks from £200 pcm Upto 10,000 square feet Meeting Rooms On Site Car Parking Fibre Broadband Tel: 01451 480 399 E-mail: Previous Post on […]

UR Tree Management

7 Feb 2018 Below is an extract from the UR Parish Council Minutes dated 7 February 2018. Has there been any progress since? Tree Management: A group of Parish-owned Cockspur Thorn trees on Harris Gardens are in decline due to […]

Ofsted points to positive changes!

In May, Gloucestershire County Council welcomed inspectors from Ofsted for their third monitoring visit since the publication of their report in June 2017. The feedback from the visit identified the hard work of social workers to get the best for […]

Footpaths – have your say today!

Andrew Maclean will be meeting the Gloucestershire Local Access Forum Footpath Group at 10am. Where: Village Hall on Thursday 7th June. Why: To consider the proposal of the footpath along the edge of the airbase. Any residents are welcome to […]

School Expansion consultation: 5th June @ 3pm – 6pm.

School Expansion consultation: Drop into Rissington School: 5th June @ 3pm – 6pm. Notice GCC have used my image….link to original release. Release dated: 22 May 2018. Gloucestershire County Council and The Rissington School are consulting on plans to expand […]

Road Markings – Grass – Tennis Courts

Pictures showing that the newly tarmacked roads of Victory Fields now sport road markings. There is a picture of the newly cut grass by Rissington  Management Company behind the Village Hall (thanks again to Max Flint for asking for this […]

Update: Rissington Lake

Second liner in place and now coated with top soil. 31 May 2018 The liner is nearly in place. Next the water and the fish…….this is one awesome lake! 29 May 2018 We are pleased to report that the Attenuation […]

Longmore – Kitty Hawk – Mitchell X’ing

As you can see, construction work is going ahead today on the Longmore crossing with Kitty Hawk Road. I’ve added a picture that David Harrison supplied that highlights Kitty Hawk Road. The PDF below shows how Kitty Hawk (A.P.Ellis) looks […]

WOW – Bourton Junction

WOW – Bourton Junction – fantastic improvement. Pleased to report that the Bourton Junction has been cut by Highways. Looks much better and further more its now safer for car drivers whose visibility was reduced by long grass. This, along […]

Coppicing Woodland promotes wild flowers…..

Four years ago I sought LinBo’s permission to coppice the exit on Wellington Road. Unfortunately, I could not shred the cut wood. I also see Steve from the Rissington Management Company has also coppiced, unfortunately he doesn’t have access to […]

UR – The Forgotten Village (the annual observation)

The Forgotten Village or is it the Green, Green Grass of Home? I have just arrived in the village and cannot believe how long the grass is. I was brought up on a farm and it won’t be long before […]

Public Open Space: Shops & School

Updated: 7 May 2018 The Open space between the school and shops is being landscaped. They will cut all the stray saplings and plant according to the open space plan. Originally, an orchard was planned in this area. Planting Plan […]

Wonderful looking trees on A.P.Ellis (Kitty Hawk)

What is the name of these trees on A.P.Ellis road, they look beautiful in the Spring? Oh, do we have any Pagans in UR, seen a few rings of stone around trees? Copyright protected by Digiprove © 2018