Great Rissington Archery – 28 May 18

Great Rissington Archery Open Day. 1pm – 5pm Come and have a go! We will have activities for all ages! A BBQ, cakes, tea & coffee and a tombola will be available. There will also be club members shooting who will […]

Springwatch at Sherborne Park

The National Trust are opening their gates again for the BBC’s Springwatch.  This is what the National Trust has to say about the forthcoming series: We’re welcoming Gillian, Michaela and Chris from BBC Two’s Springwatch back to Sherborne Park from […]

School Expansion consultation: 5th June @ 3pm – 6pm.

School Expansion consultation: Drop into Rissington School: 5th June @ 3pm – 6pm. Notice GCC have used my image….link to original release. Release dated: 22 May 2018. Gloucestershire County Council and The Rissington School are consulting on plans to expand […]

Update on 1st Upper Rissington Company W.B.B.S.

A message from Kirsten Johnstone about 1st Upper Rissington Company W.B.B.S. We are working with a lot of the children in the Upper Rissington scouts and they are all amazing.  We have climbing for the older children this week. Then we […]

Bovis Sales Office on the move.

Very pleased to report that the Bovis Site Office is being removed along with all the Bovis signage. In a village of Outstanding Natural Beauty it will be a relief that the signs and flags will also be removed soon. […]

Road Markings – Grass – Tennis Courts

Pictures showing that the newly tarmacked roads of Victory Fields now sport road markings. There is a picture of the newly cut grass by Rissington  Management Company behind the Village Hall (thanks again to Max Flint for asking for this […]

Parish Council Meeting – 23 May 2018 (Folland Park)

A Parish Council Meeting is scheduled on 23 May 2018 at 7pm. Agenda: Agenda Extraordinary PC Meeting – 23 May 2018  Children’s Play Park: To consider the bids received for the design and installation of new play park equipment, and award […]

Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Newsletter

Below is an extract from our MP’s newsletter Upper Rissington Community Liaison Group (dated 15 May 2018) I then chaired both a pre-brief and public meeting of the Upper Rissington Community Liaison Group (URCLG). There has been an enormous number […]

Privacy Policy for Rissington Websites

Due to recent legislation this website now has Private Policy. Before using the Website – https://upperrissington.co.uk – it is your responsibility to read the privacy policy. Please note that Rissington Websites may revise this privacy policy at any time by […]

This year RAF LR celebrates 80 years

On the 11 August 1938, RAF Little Rissington opened for flying training (also 100 years since the birth of the RAF). Last year it was suggested that the village should celebrate the occasion and the idea took off with great […]

Redacted URPC Clerk Salary?

Does anyone know why URPC have elected not to show the salary or overtime payments paid to the Clerk on their Agenda’s? A strange thing to do if you perceive that the Parish Council office should be open and transparent. […]

Video Recording of URPC Meetings

As of next month, we hope to be able to record the Parish Council Meetings using video. It will be a low quality effort and then uploaded to Youtube. I am sure everyone will agree, it will be a much […]

This week the RAF celebrates 75 years since the “Dams” raid!

The audacious attack on German reservoirs in the Ruhr Valley with “bouncing bombs” was a major coup for the British Immortalised in the Dambusters film, the aim was to flood a vast area in one raid 19 bombers left RAF […]

Little Rissington Speeders…watch out

Community Speed Watch – Little Rissington Gloucestershire police incident 199 16/05/18 Police have received a report from the local community speed watch group in Little Rissington that a car drove past them at 40MPH in the 20 MPH zone. The […]

Folland Play Park Consultation with the residents – 22 May 2018

Edited: 18 May 2018 When: 22 May 2018 Where: Village Hall Time: 15:00 to 17:00 The information below was discussed at the Parish Council Meeting on the 9 May 2018. URPC have decided that it would be a good idea […]

Youth Shelter

Above is an example and not necessarily the shelter chosen (green would be a better colour). It would appear that after the last URPC council meeting, the councillors are researching the idea of a Youth Shelter for the village. Clearly, […]

Update: Rissington Lake

Second liner in place and now coated with top soil. 31 May 2018 The liner is nearly in place. Next the water and the fish…….this is one awesome lake! 29 May 2018 We are pleased to report that the Attenuation […]

Dog walking on farm land – beware!

Dog walking on farm land Picture of sheep grazing at Great Rissington. Gloucestershire police have received calls from concerned farmers regarding dog walkers leaving dog’s faeces on farm land, especially in fields with live stock. If a dog has worms […]

Gardeners World features RAF LR.

Martyn Wilson an ex-RAF airman creates a garden at Malvern. He reminisces and discusses RAF Little Rissington and the 100 year celebration. Go to minute 29.30 to view our home. Copyright protected by Digiprove © 2018

Graffiti in Upper Rissington

Click to read about all recent crimes. ALL RECENT CRIMES Graffiti reported in various places around UR Village Hall Linden Sales Office Bovis Sales Office Old Co-op on Sopwith Road New fencing behind new bungalows on the playing field. Criminal […]

Police Community Speed Checks

Police Community Speed Checks On the Bourton-on-the-Water to Upper Rissington Road: 9 Cars were stopped and warned for excess speed on Thursday. The highest speeder achieved 36 MPH and the other 8 vehicles were above 30. I have to say, […]