URPC: Is this a Code of Conduct issue?

The picture above is of Upper Rissington Parish Council signing the agreement on April 28th, allowing the Trust to lease the Hall as of today (pictured Cllr Hanks & Laird {left to right}). This statement written today is from an […]

1st June – VHT leases Village Hall from URPC

Tomorrow (1st June 2017), the Village Hall Trust will lease the Upper Rissington Village Hall from the Parish Council as per previous Parish Council Meeting minutes. This is a huge achievement after very protracted negotiations which are finally concluded. Please […]

Village Hall Trust acquires Hall!

After a very protracted contractual discussion, the Village Hall Trust will take possession of the Village Hall as of 1st June 2017. Now is not the time to look back, but look forward and consequently, I would like to thank […]

Village Hall Fence

Pleased to report that the Upper Rissington Village Hall is being partially surrounded by a wooden fence. The finished product will look similar to that of the school (picture attached). Will have pictures of the fence once completed. It will […]

Village Hall Update as per the Breeze.

Click here for the Breeze Link  Well it’s open and it’s terrific. After so long we now have a working Village Hall and we have so much of the community already taking advantage of it. We still have a tremendous number of challenges […]

Village Hall Lockers

Great to see the Village Hall has some new “Canary” coloured lockers for the changing rooms. It does mean that the Hall has virtually all the items promised under the S106. Real shame that the colours don’t match the other […]

Hiring the Village Hall for Badminton

Anyone wanting to hire the Village Hall should visit the website and read this page. Our family recently bought badminton rackets and are considering hiring the hall. There is a major downside, however. Before you are allowed to hire the Hall, a PC […]

Gardening Volunteers needed!

If anyone has some time and energy available, the URPC are looking for volunteers to tidy the flower beds around the Village Hall. My wife already organised for the long grass to be cut on the embankment. In a moment […]

Trust Closer to running the Village Hall

Max writes elsewhere that the Upper Rissington Parish Council and the Trust will renegotiate the terms of the contract, so for the takeover of the Village Hall can be completed by the Trust. They have set a deadline of 1 August […]

The last days of the old Hall

Tomorrow, demolition will begin on the old hall. Yesterday, items were removed from the hall to enable the demolition to take place. It is forecast that by Friday the site will be cleared. Below are pictures of the building in […]

Update on UR Village Hall Trust and Village Hall

See the latest news from the Upper Rissington Village Hall Trust dated 14th June 2016 The Village Hall: It was handed over to the developers, Bovis/Linden, which took longer than expected. The developers made contact with the Parish Council at the […]

Village Hall acquired by URPC.

Upper Rissington Village website is pleased to report the following: Information extracted from http://rissington.uk.w3pcloud.com Link to the Village Hall Trust website. Upper Rissington Parish Council is delighted to announce that completion on the new Village Hall will take place on […]

Demolition of VH and redevelopment

16/00694/COMPLY | Demolition of existing village hall and redevelopment with 4 residential dwellings. This application contains an extremely fascinating document: EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE THREAT ASSESSMENT In describing the threat of possible unexploded ordnance on site it describes the history of RAF […]

Parish shocked after £1 village hall unearths a £32k stamp duty bill!

Press Report in the Cotswold Journal. Story by Vivien Mason A BRAND new village hall has turned into a white elephant after a parish council found itself staring at an unexpected £32,000 stamp duty bill. The new hall, in Upper Rissington, built […]

New Village Hall – Handover?

The Clerk, has announced that the new Village Hall maybe handed over to the Parish Council from the developers very soon. This is great news after the village has waited patiently for 9 months to occupy this great asset for […]