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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 […]

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Parish Council Meeting – 15 May 2019

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Where: Upper Rissington Village Hall When: May 15, 2019 Time: 1930 Agenda: Agenda – Annual Meeting 15 May 2019 Youtube Minutes Video: This meeting will be a watershed in Upper Rissington history, the first with double digit councillors in attendance. Hopefully a full house of eleven. These are the 11 councillors that will represent your […]

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Parish Council Results.

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These are the 11 contestants that will represent your village. Don Bowie Jerry Flint Christine Higgs Kirsten Johnstone Martin Johnstone Russell McCann Ben Pavord Amos Peek Myrddin Roberts Vaughan Taylor Declan Torris Commiserations to the two that were unsuccessful and for making the competition very lively. Mike South Kelvin Walker

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Be A Councillor

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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 […]

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Excellent Progress from URPC in 2019

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In 2019 some genuine progress has been made in Upper Rissington, not in any particular order. Folland Park rejuvenation at a cost of nearly £65,000 Northern Boundary Wall has been arranged for repair after 2 years of decay. Making safe damaged trees after Winter storms. Planning – allotment access revised and finalisation of the POS […]

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Parish Council Meeting – 10 April 2019

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Where: Upper Rissington Village Council, Wellington Road When: 10 April 2019 Time: 19:30 Agenda: Agenda – Parish Council Meeting on 10 April 2019 Parish Councillors in attendance:  Jerry Flint, Declan Torris, Bob Hazard, Amos Peek and Vaughan Taylor. Plus Ward Councillor Mark Mackenzie-Charrington. One Member of the public: Karen Milroy, who made a valuable contribution […]

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Are you a keen gardener?

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Are you a keen gardener? Gloucestershire Heritage Hub needs your help. As you may know, the Gloucestershire Heritage Hub formally opened with a Royal visit earlier this year. The site at Alvin Street in Gloucester has undergone major regeneration to make the building more accessible and available to the local community. The Heritage Hub are […]

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Road Adoption

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Meeting to Discuss Adoption of Upper Rissington Roads Those present: Cllr Amos Peek Chairman URPC Pauline Rigby Parish Clerk URPC Bruce Simmonds GCC Highways Adoption Manager Nigel Moor Stow Division Councillor GCC Main points discussed and agreed: S278 Barrington Road Extraordinary damage resulting from construction activity been remedied by developer. Final safety audit outstanding. 1.8km […]