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There are two vacancies on UR’s Parish Council!

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There are two vacancies on the Parish Council, following two resignations. The process is that if 10 residents request an election by Wednesday 28 August, then that is how the seat or seats will be filled. If an election is not called then the Parish Council may fill the vacancies by co-option. Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2019 Jerry FlintAcknowledgements: Cotswold District Council

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Parish Council Meeting – 14 August 2019

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Where: Upper Rissington Village Hall When: August 14, 2019 Time: 1930 Agenda: Agenda-Parish-Council-Meeting-on-14-August-2019 Comment: The reason I gave to URPC for my resignation was as follows: I could not fulfil the election criteria after moving away from the parish. Not a reason, but a fact nevertheless is that councillors have very little input into specific agenda […]

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PC Meeting Decorum.

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Below are the Upper Rissington Parish Council Standing Orders.   I have uploaded the SDO’s, because I witnessed a verbal attack on a councillor at the last meeting, which was totally unacceptable. Below is an extract from the Standing Orders which we all may find useful : 2. DISORDERLY CONDUCT AT MEETINGS a.  No person […]

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Parish Council E-mail list – sign up!

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The Parish Clerk (Pauline Rigby) has added a link on the website for a Community Email List. I would encourage anyone to sign up today, in this way you will have first hand knowledge of Parish Council Meetings with associated Agendas and Minutes, plus other material the PC Office decides to distribute. Parish Council E-mail […]

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A very slight delay in POS completion!

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In December 2018, the following works programme was published on the planning portal (see attachment). The planned start of the Tennis Courts was in January and allotments in May. Much of the POS was due to be planted and seeded in March & May, clearly this has not happened. Work on the tennis courts restarted […]

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European Election Result – 23 May

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Voting in the UK for the European Parliament took place on 23 May 2019.  Cotswold District is part of the South West Region of the UK, which returns six MEPs. The turnout in Cotswold District was 43.2%. The Result of Poll for the local counting area of Cotswold can be viewed here: Cotswold Local Result […]

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Community Infrastructure Levy goes live in Cotswolds on 1 June

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From Saturday 1 June 2019 Cotswold District Council will implement the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). The CIL is a locally set charge that can be placed on development, such as new homes and extensions to homes according to their floor area. The fees generated through the levy will contribute to the funding of infrastructure which supports development […]

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There’s gold in them there hills!

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I am sure everyone is aware that the Parish Council is cash rich. The latest precept £66,700 was paid into the bank this month which means the HSBC bank account now stands at £127,802.93 and £85,000 in the Hampshire Trust Bank, which means URPC has a very healthy £212,802.93.  Of course money is already earmarked for day to day […]

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Annual Parish Meeting – 29 May 2019

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Where: Upper Rissington Village Hall When: May 29, 2019 Time: 1900 Agenda: Agenda-Annual-Assembly-2019 EDIT: 29 May 2019. Would like to thank Pauline Rigby and Declan Torris and all the contributors tonight for a fantastic meeting. ___________________________________________ The date has been set for the Annual Parish Meeting, which will take place on Wednesday 29 May, starting […]

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Please use the recycling banks in Bourton responsibly

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Release date: 8 May 2019 from CDC Cotswold District Council is appealing to the public to act responsibly when using the recycling banks located in the Council’s Rissington Road car park in Bourton-on-the-Water. There has been a significant increase in the number of people leaving recyclable material on the ground rather than placing it in […]