News and Information On Upper Rissington & RAF Little Rissington

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty?

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? Officially yes! I cycled around the village taking a few photographs. The older part of the village certainly looks unkept […]

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The Vikings invade UR!

637 Volunteer Gliding Squadron are to be begin gliding this month with their Viking T Mk 1’s. The Facebook group kindly let me repost their […]

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CANX – Parish Council Meeting – 6th March ’17 – CANX

Parish Council Meeting Agenda – 6th March 2017 An Agenda with light at the end of the tunnel for the Village Hall Trust. Unsure, why […]

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Police Helicopter Circles UR – 27 Feb 17

Thames Valley Police helicopter circles UR before 9am – clearly looking out for something or someone.  Helicopter type: Eurocopter EC135-P2+ Registration: G-TVHB on 4 Feb […]

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Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting – 27th Feb ’17

There will be an Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting – Agenda 27th Feb 2017. Payments List – 27th February 2017 Due to the lack of attendance by […]

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RAF Little Rissington – VDF Antenna

Picture: Dated 1 March 2009 by JF. I heard today from an extremely reliable source (Mike Grierson), that the VHF Direction Finder (VDF) Antenna in the […]

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Walkabout – 25th February 2017

A collage of pictures depicting the last of the old RAF buildings on what was the technical site, some of which are undergoing conversion. Building […]

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RAF Little Rissi’ – No. 22 “Training” Group Badge

It is now home to No. 637 Volunteer Gliding Squadron RAF as the primary military unit, who provide elementary flying training for Combined Cadet Force […]

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PRIVATE URPC meeting – 25th Feb 2017

On Saturday afternoon, the 25th February 2017, four of the five councillors from Upper Rissington Parish Council met in the Village Hall for what appeared […]

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Brighter Days ahead – LEDS!!

LED street lighting The following information is from the GDC. In Gloucestershire we have around 60,000 streetlights which consume around 20.5GWh of power each year […]

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Neighbourhood Development Plan – 1 March 2017 (Meet)

The village has a fantastic new initiative that hopes to get off the ground formerly on 1st March 2017. The Meeting will be held in […]

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Cooperative Relocation to the Village Square

Cooperative have started to fit out of their unit in the Village Square. A notice is posted on the unit window which states that work will […]

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Bovis Homes and the Daily Mail

I noticed this story regarding Bovis Homes today with respect to other building sites. Is this story in any way applicable to Victory Fields in regard to finish […]

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Village Litter Clean-Up

Below is an extract from the Cotswold Journal. I think its a fabulous idea, I haven’t been in the village for a number of weeks […]

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Upper Rissington woman was more than 2 1/2 times over legal limit when stopped by police

Source Document: Cotswold Journal An UPPER Rissington woman was found to be more than two-and-a-half times over the legal drink-drive limit when she was stopped by […]

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The Disappearing Wall

Last Friday (10th February 2017), Upper Rissington Parish Council and the District Councillors had a meeting with the developers regarding the completion of Victory Fields. […]

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Bovis – Officers Mess Sales Office

Bovis have moved their sales office to the Officers Mess from the main Victory Fields site. Checked their website – so far no details of […]

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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 […]

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CANX – Parish Council Meeting 6th Feb 2017 – CANX

The Meeting was cancelled at the last minute – 18:30. Due to lack of councillors. There will be a scheduled Parish Council Meeting on Monday […]

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NALC Website

A very informative website. They have some worthwhile documents on this site and a book explaining how LOCAL COUNCILS should work – worthy of any […]

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NALC urges government to stand firm on neighbourhood planning!

NALC urges the government to stand firm against certain developer forces that seem to want to ride roughshod against the wishes of communities. Recently a […]

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VF – Linden Officers Mess Pricing

The following information is photographed from the East Wing and Main Buildings sales brochure. Here is an extract from the brochure: RAF Little Rissington fine […]

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