Infrastructure

Planned Road Repairs

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Update: 24 July 2019 The end result on Bleriot. Date: 11 July 2019 Roads will be closed on Friday 12th July for carriageway repairs on Sopwith Road, Farman Crescent, Hawker Square, Bleriot Road, Snipe Road, and Grebe Square. A plan of the scheme is shown below. Road Closures within the village         […]

Services

The Neighbourhood Watch E-Newsletter

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The latest edition of Our News – the Neighbourhood Watch e-newsletter – is out now. In this issue, we round up events from Neighbourhood Watch week and hear about the launch a new good practice database entitled Neighbourhood Watch Inspiration. We also hear about a short film featuring a Neighbourhood Watch group for the newly […]

Public Open Space

Final June Walkabout

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Photographs taken on 28 June 2019. No particular subject. Just pictures of Jubilee Gardens and the fantastic Play park facility in Folland park. Don’t forget that there are 4 picnic tables as well as a Table Tennis table.     Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2019 Jerry Flint

Public Open Space

Sports Field – so it has begun!

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Update: 11 July 2019     Today (26 June 2019) the old village hall foundations are being broken up by EMG’s jack hammer. I can only guess that the next stage is the concrete waste will be removed and the construction of the football pitches as per the S106 will begin. The grass was also […]

History Society

Wyck Beacon Bowl Barrow

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Bowl barrows were created from the Neolithic through to the Bronze Age in Great Britain. A bowl barrow is an approximately hemispherical mound covering one or more Inhumations or cremations. Where the mound is composed entirely of stone, rather than earth, the term cairn replaces the word barrow. The mound may be simply a mass […]

History Society

Idbury Camp Hillfort

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The hillfort known as Idbury Camp survives as a visible earthwork, despite the ramparts having been partly levelled into the ditches by cultivation. It is known from stray finds recovered after ploughing to contain archaeological and environmental evidence relating to its construction. Further buried remains sealed in the primary ditch fills will provide evidence of […]

Public Open Space

The Wildflower “Fashion”

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Maybe fashion is the incorrect word, but I have never known so much interest in wild flowers in our village and there is no doubt they do look beautiful. Take a look at the Poppies after the rain. The water droplets forming on the buds. I note that a patch of wild flowers have been […]

Parish Council & Town

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 […]

Infrastructure

Calor Tank Installation

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The Calor tank installation on the south east corner of the village serves the original village and was moved here when the site was refurbished over 20 years ago. The UR installation is an  ‘Above Ground Tank Siting’ installation of 24,000 litres. Information supplied by Calor Technical. The limit of 4 x 24,000 litre tanks is […]

Infrastructure

Road Closures within the village

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We have been informed about planned roadworks on a number of roads in Upper Rissington in the coming months: Sopwith Road, Farman Crescent, Hawker Square, Bleriot Road, Snipe Road, and Grebe Square.  EDIT: 25 June 2019 These roads will be closed at some point between 1st April 2019 and the 30th September 2019, to allow […]