The VF – Community Infrastructure Levy

Below is an article from the Wilts and Standard On-in News. The gist is that the developer is upset about an anonymous letter whistle blowing their Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). The backlash against the CIL underlines the degree of mistrust […]

December issue of the Bourton Times!

Bourton on the Times December Edition features a report by Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP on the meeting he had on the 3rd November in the Upper Rissington Village Hall. The extract is not yet on line. Click here to download all […]

After Rissington Unite – the URPC response!

Thankfully this village has people who are trying to encourage CDC and the developers to leave the Victory Fields to the standard outlined in the 2013 S106 document. Without, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Cllr Nigel Moor and extremely passionate residents of Victory […]

Business Units to a Nursery to Houses to Business Units!

I am very surprised to report that the planning for the new business units and their revised location as reported by Cllr Mark Mackenzie-Charrington recently has not appeared on the planning portal. In short the circle is now complete: The Delfin […]

South Field – Wild Flower Area

Here are some pictures of what has become a wild flower area, which should have been a playing field. I want to remind everyone that under the top surface of this area was dumped materials from the RAF Technical Section […]

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 […]

Street Lights & Paths

EMG are busy digging up roads to lay electricity cables to the lights they installed within the last three years. Sometimes you may be fortunate in that the road top surface has not been laid, sometimes not. There is also […]

Public Open Spaces Planning Application 17/04151/FUL

Public Open Spaces Planning Application 17/04151/FUL Please use this as a template if necessary. You can discus the topic here if required. We object, in principle, to the proposals currently submitted as they are not in accordance with the approved […]

Wash Up from meeting on 3rd Nov with local MP

Here is the link to the Audio File covering the whole meeting. Also please read in conjunction with the Agenda Meeting post. Photograph: L to R. Mark Mackenzie-Charrington, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP, Nigel Moor. Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP said there will be […]

Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP – Newsletter

Below is an extract from MP Geoffrey Clifton-Browns Newsletter dated 26 October 2017, the full version can be downloaded here Council Meetings On to the Cotswold District Council (CDC) in Cirencester to meet constituents from Upper Rissington, County Councillor Nigel […]

Agenda for Public Meeting on 3rd Nov

Public Meeting – Victory Fields Upper Rissington Friday 3rd November 6.00pm Village Hall Wellington Road to be chaired by Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP FRICS. Picture: Geoffrey Clifton-Brown MP Below are a list of 50 questions to be submitted to Bovis Homes, […]

VF – Public Open Space – CDC Portal – Oct ’17

Public Open Space – Play Areas / Trim Trail – Planning Application: 17/04151/FUL from this website link. Please make your comments by 16th November 2017. You can discuss this topic in more detail here. Covering Letter 17_04151_FUL-COVERING_LETTER-1134549 17_04151_FUL-PLAYSPACE_OVERVIEW-1133010 17_04151_FUL-TRIM_TRAIL-1132972 17_04151_FUL-LEAP_01_-_COUNTRY_PARK-1132966 […]

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 […]

The Linbo updated VF completion plan (CD)

Linden and Bovis have delivered a CD via the Remarkable Group to residents with a letter explaining their future plans for the village today. The Letter. CDC Planning Variations CDC Planning Variations 1 CDC Planning Variations 2 CDC Planning Variations 3 […]

Residents – CDC – LinBo – Nigel Moor meeting – 28 Sept

Place: Village Hall, Wellington Road. When: 18:30 Next week our Parish Council presides over a very important meeting with the developers. Why, because this is protocol, it is just a shame that without the impetus of the Resident Unite Group, […]

Public meeting with CDC and Bovis / Linden – 28 Sep

There is an extremely important meeting to be held in the Village Hall on the 28th September. Time: 18:30 to 20:30 Representatives of Cotswold District Council, Bovis Homes and Linden Homes will discus many topics. Nigel Moor has kindly allowed […]

UR Residents Update – Uniting the Village

The flyer is from the Residents Unite Group. It explains how they want the Village to go forward. I believe there are volunteers distributing a hard copy at this time and simultaneously asking you to sign a signature sheet. UR […]

Speed Humps – Raised Tables

I am sure everyone has noticed EMG are cutting the tarmac ready to install the raised tables on all the feeder roads to Mitchell Way. Interesting there are no plans for any speed bumps on Mitchell Way, maybe Highways should […]

Stone, not Brick or Render (VF)

Elsewhere, there is a post regarding Bovis homes at Upper Rissington not having stone walls as depicted on the plans below. Thankfully Bovis have acknowledged this and are offering to correct the situation for the interested owners. You all have […]

Wall or no Wall?

A very interesting topic started by Rebecca Bryant discussing whether Bovis Homes should have dry stone boundary walls similar to those on Linden homes.  After looking at the Reserved matters, I managed to find the document below on the Cotswold […]