Victory Fields – Completion…

I sent this email yesterday to Nigel Gasston, Supriya Ray, Nigel Moor, Mark Mackenzie Charrington and Deborah Smith – the only response I have received was from Nigel Moor. I did not ask all the questions on my mind – […]

Parish Council Meeting – 12 Apr ’18

Parish Council Meeting – 12 Apr ’18 Where: Upper Rissington Village Hall When: 19:30 Agenda: Parish Council Meeting Agenda – 12 April 2018 Minutes: Draft Minutes of Parish Council Meeting – 22 March 2018 Draft Minutes of Parish Council Meeting […]

Police appeal for witness on A424

Published on: 1 Apr 2018, 10:42 a.m. Published by: J A Category: Witness appeal Area: Cherwell and West Oxfordshire Reference:  URN 143 (1/4) Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision which occurred today (1/4). The incident occurred at about 2.05am […]

NDP – 22 February 2018 Minutes

NDP – 22 February 2018 Minutes Source: Attendance Andrew Maclean (Chairman) (AM)  Gareth Phipps (GP)   Emma Goodbody (EG) Andrew Somiah (AS) Kate Dawe (KD) Amos Peak (AP)  Julia Sibun (JS) Matters Arising AP advised that £480 had been agreed to […]

UR Land Survey by Merebrook – Ref:17/04151/FUL

Variation of condition 1 of reserved matters permission dated 23/01/2013 to provide detailed plans and sections of open space provision and to provide amended plans for hard surfacing and planting: Click here for the CDC link. The files below have […]

Recycling during Easter Week

From CDC – Release date: 22 March 2018 With Easter fast approaching, Cotswold District Council is urging residents to reduce waste and avoid buying chocolate eggs which have non-recyclable packaging. Last year Britons spent £325m on about 80 million Easter […]

Easter Egg Hunt – 31st March

The Social Committee has organised an Easter Egg Hunt centred on the Village Hall for two age groups: 12 and below and 5 and below. The committee suggest that you dress in your best Easter Bonnets…have fun. Copyright protected by Digiprove © 2018

Mini “Beast” strikes again!

Just a small selection of pictures. The arterial roads into Upper Rissington are being ploughed in an effort to keep them open. If your concern is about a public right of way, then report it here: Gloucester Road Status Copyright protected by Digiprove © 2018

U.R. councillors up from 7 to 9 or 11

EDIT: The post was amended following new information from the URPC Clerk on 18 March 2018. Some more good news coming out of URPC. At the last meeting (14 March 2018) it was announced that the council is considering increasing […]

Cllr’s Peak, Hanks and Laird walkout of UR Council Meeting

Last night at the monthly Upper Rissington Parish Council meeting Cllr’s, Peak, Hanks and Laird behaved like naughty children and decided to walk out of the council meeting for what appeared to be preplanned action. Why? If they don’t like […]

Rissi’ Mountain the Third is being removed!

Really pleased to report the final Rissi mountain is biting the dust. You will also notice the Officers Mess construction compound is being emptied, before it is finally removed. The photographs, also show the road works on Delfin Way and […]

Annual Parish + Extraordinary Meeting – 22 March 2018

EDIT: There is also an Extraordinary meeting starting at 6pm before the Annual parish Meeting. Agenda for Extraordinary Meeting – 22 March 2018 The date has been set for the Annual Parish Meeting, which will take place on Thursday 22 […]

First Port will manage VF Public Open Space

Below is an extract from the UR Community Liaison Group Meeting held in February at CDC. Therefore, until further progress is made an interim management company First Port will be managing the Open Spaces, not managed by URPC, this includes the […]

Upper Rissington Community Liaison Group Update

Date: 2 March 2018 Below is Upper Rissington Community Liaison Group feedback following their inaugural meeting at CDC on 16th February to discuss various matters with specific emphasis on the Victory Fields expansion of Upper Rissington.  Below is a document […]

Parish Council Meeting – 14 March 2018

Date: 14 March 2018, second Wednesday of the month. Where: Upper Rissington Village Hall, Wellington Road, Upper Rissington When: 19:30 Agenda: Agenda for Parish Council Meeting – 14 March 2018 Minutes: Unconfirmed Minutes of Parish Council Meeting – 7 February 2018 Audio […]

Winter Weather Advice

The MET Office has issued yellow weather warnings for snow and freezing temperatures and as a consequence the Parish Council Clerk; Pauline Rigby has written some very good advice on the URPC website, I suggest you take a browse. Click […]

Website Progress?

I met a few people over the last week while I was in Upper Rissington and everyone had comments on the website, from either end of the positive and negative spectrum. I understand their feedback and welcome it. Therefore, I […]

Officers Mess Complex

The Officers Mess Complex at Upper Rissington is nearing completion. The Main building is called Lutyens Court and the other buildings Godfrey Place. I think we can all say that Linden and Bovis have made an exceptional job of the […]

17/03765/FUL | Erection of new attached dwelling – REFUSED

17/03765/FUL | Erection of new attached dwelling | 4 Hawker Square Upper Rissington Cheltenham Gloucestershire GL54 2NT The above planning application was refused for a number of reasons, 17/03765/FUL.  This document explains the refusal. However, below is a highlight that […]

Election for Parish Councillor – 29 March

CDC Press Release date: 22 February 2017 An election for a Parish Councillor for Upper Rissington Parish Council will take place on Thursday 29 March. The Notice of Election has now been published and nomination papers are available to download.  Paper copies […]

Access to Kitty Hawk Walk

A welcome revised access to Kitty Hawk Walk is being constructed and it’s expected to have its initial layer of tarmacadam very soon. The only question we have is will the Longmore crossing still exist? EDIT: 23 February 2018 – […]

CDC – freezes council tax for 2018/19

Council freezes council tax, garden waste licences and car parking charges. Release date: 20 February 2018 Members of Cotswold District Council have today agreed a freeze on the authority’s share of local residents’ council tax payments for 2018/19, following a […]