637 VGS – 56 Bed Accommodation Block

Just in front of the old “pan” at RAF Little Rissington a new accommodation block with Catering Facilities is planned to be being for 637 Volunteer Gliding Squadron, RAF Little Rissington. This is a picture of what is built and the […]

VF Estate Management Charge

Victory Fields homes are all subject to an estate management charge. This charge is meant to provide maintenance to the site which includes services, grass cutting, litter avoidance etc. There are reports that people are unhappy with the lack of progress […]

Victory Fields and Communication

Victory Fields is suffering from a lack of Broadband and in some cases telephone connections. There are reports of residents having to wait for weeks for a phone line. The Broadband issue is being addressed by a Facebook Group headed by Michael Robertson and progress […]

Officers Mess

  The developers submitted plans to demolish the core of the Officers Mess and rebuild a facsimile of the original building but obviously to modern standards. This proposal was refused at the last planning meeting held at CDC with the […]

Barrington Road speed limit

The Barrington Road – Roundabout and 30 or 40 mph speed signs!!! I prefer quick cars – but I also understand the argument to reduce the speed limit from 40 to 30. What do you think? Maybe its something worth […]

Bird Song

What an amazing sound of birds you get at Upper Rissington. I hope you can hear the same – the song birds have been especially noisy in our back garden. I’m sure like others we are have been very lucky […]

Victory Fields connects to the North of UR

Over the weekend the Original Longmore Avenue (adjacent to the school) was converted into a cycle/footway. This will make it a safer place when walking children to the school. More photos to follow.

Attenuation Pond

Does anyone have any idea when the Attenuation Pond is going “live”? This is the large hole next to the school, which will supply grey water to Victory Fields. Out of interest I don’t see any water extraction and fill […]

Rissington School Opens

Very impressive to see this school open for business 2 days after handover. All concerned need to be congratulated. I think you have to agree the decorations looks great. Below is an extract from the school website – please visit […]

KIER hands over Village Hall/School

Today KIER construction hands over two impressive new facilities to the village of Upper Rissington. Liz Bannister, headmistress of Rissington school formally accepts the superb new school today. Can you imagine being taught in a class named “Spitfire”? An appropriate name […]

Cooperative Delivery Trucks damaging verges.

The Cooperative need to repair the verges that they have systematically destroyed by using inappropriate delivery trucks! An unbelievable amount of unwarranted destruction. Very disappointing. Cooperative Destroying UR Verges ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 5  

KIER provides power for Defibrillator

Cllr Flint, yesterday persuaded Steve Threadingham of KIER to pre-wire the Community Centre for the installation of a Village Defibrillator at the Community Centre FOC (in the anticipation that the Councillors say yes to the proposal at the next council […]

Rissington School update.

The following is from the Great Rissington School January Newsletter (written by the Headmaster). Click here for the full version. I attended a meeting with the contractors this morning who have confirmed that the new school build is on target […]

Cllr Hodgkinson writes to ORANGE!

The letter below has been sent to ORANGE regarding the lack of cellular communication. Paul Hodgkinson County Councillor for Bourton-on-the-Water & Northleach Corinium House Perrotts Brook Gloucestershire GL7 7BL Mob: 07785 263759 Chief Executive Orange UK 29 January 2015 Dear […]

Community Centre – White Goods

The Community Centre is nearing completion and the kitchen is not provided with any white goods. Councillor Flint has managed to get a Fridge/Freezer from KIER, which is brilliant news. However, the kitchen needs a Commercial Dish Washer. Does anyone […]