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Burglary Suspects Caught Gloucestershire police were made aware by Thames Valley Police that suspects had broken into some properties in their area and were heading towards Stow on the A424 at 3:30pm yesterday 25/04/19. Gloucestershire police assisted by TVP, the National Police Air Support helicopter (NPAS) and dog section apprehended 3 males from a stolen […]
Here is the election flyer from 8 residents, predominantly from accommodations constructed by Linden and Bovis known as Victory Fields. The first page explains their message, which is Public Open Space and the reverse contains a resume of themselves and three images. The images have been been removed.
THE RISSINGTONS LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY WOMEN TRAVELLERS AND EXPLORERS OF 19th & 20th CENTURY a talk by Katherine Bradley An illustrated talk highlighting the reasons women travelled, and how changes in social and economic life made travelling for women easier than in earlier periods. When: Friday 17th May 2019 at 7.30pm Where: UPPER RISSINGTON SCHOOL […]
The polling station for residents of the parish of Upper Rissington is in the Village Hall. When: Thursday 2 May 2019 Where: Upper Rissington is the Village Hall, Wellington Road, Upper Rissington GL54 2QW. Time: 7 am to 10 pm
There are over 6000 images on this website, with a further 4000 being uploaded over the next few days. Can I remind everyone that these images are copyrighted. There are some that do not belong to Rissington Websites and these are annotated with the source and the source should be contacted instead of Rissington Websites […]
Poaching Fish – Bourton And Lower Swell Police have received two reports of person fishing the rivers at Lower Swell and the River Windrush at Bourton Bridge over the bank holiday weekend. Vehicle details have been given at Lower Swell and a photo of a suspect was taken at Bourton Bridge, which police have circulated […]
The old Co-op that is to become Dragon Vets has been fenced off with Heras fencing ready for conversion work to begin. Good news indeed. The proposed vets is intended as a small, primary care unit, dealing with minor procedures such as vaccinations, parasite treatments, micro chipping, neutering and dentistry. It is intended that […]
After the planning delay regarding vehicular access to the allotments. Avtar dropped the kerbs ready for the Hoggin Road allowing access to the allotments. Normally, allotments are managed by the Parish Council, but as we know they have to be handed over following completion for this to happen.
Check out the proposers and seconders of the village candidates.
The beauty of Longmore and A.P.Ellis. Plus some more positives: Grass Cut in old village From Kerb for Allotment Access EMG working on Rissington Lake
Can’t believe the transition in Gawcombe in a week. The Bluebells are looking wonderful.
Very pleased to be able to report that the Tennis Courts have started. The guys were removing the waste vegetation and preparing the surface by scrapping a layer of tarmac off. Lutyens Court has scaffolding erected as windows are being systematically replaced. Godfrey Place is still being prepared for tarmac on the 29th (scheduled for […]
Just managed to get a few shots of the C130 and Paras dropping into RAF Little Rissington this morning.
Took these from the Barrington Road today. ZE613 and ZE628 are Grob G-103 Viking T1 gliders. Noticed total of 3 gliders being used.
Pair of Mallard Duck spotted on Rissington Lake. Link to the RSPB for more info.
Pictures from todays egg hunt. All extremely well organised by the Social Committee, with the Rotary in Rissington in attendance. I couldn’t believe the stack of eggs being given away (I believe over 600 large eggs as well as Cadburys caramels).
We all know that Upper Rissington is privileged to have a huge bird population, whether pigeons, rooks or starlings (even loads of Kites). The dawn chorus is getting louder at this time of the years as they go about increasing their population, with mating calls. Here are some in our garden, the starlings are nesting […]
I like that word remediation. Much of what is known as Victory Fields was built on a RAF technical site (which means, work shops, stores, hangars etc). During the last 10 years, my wife and I must have taken over 4000 – 5000 photographs of the transition process from military base to housing estate. Some […]
Grafitti – Moreton-In-Marsh Police have received a number of similar report of the same type of graffiti in orange paint, with some now reported in Blockley. PC Nick Westmacott wants to apologise for naming Chipping Campden school individually in one of the reports. Police will be looking at all schools once they return after school […]
Will add the route later. The pictures were taken as I left the village towards Phipps Farm. I then I took the footpath towards Gawcombe. From there, steered south to Church Westcote and back into Rissi. Collected a bag of rubbish on the main road before routing through Folland Park.
Great website for all those considering becoming a councillor. https://beacouncillor.co.uk Is it the state of the local park, the need for more activities for young people, improving services for older people, making the roads safer or ensuring that local businesses can thrive? Whatever needs changing in your neighbourhood, you could be just the person to […]
The Parish Council agreed in April 2019, that a footpath to link Harris Gardens to Mitchell Way in principal should be built on the Barrington Road. The project is over seen by the County Councillor Nigel Moor and is planned to be built in this financial year, at a minimal cost to the Parish Council.
There will be a public meeting in Stow-on-the-Wold on Friday 26th at 7pm in the Town Hall by CPRE (Campaign to Protect Rural England) to discus whether the Cotswolds should be a National Park. Free Admission. Please read this associated document:
The Rotary Club of the Rissington’s spotted being refuelled. Great to see raised gardens being constructed behind the pre-school area for the children of Rissington School. Thanks to all involved giving up their free time to make the village better!