The Official Upper Rissington Parish Council Website Cheltenham
Upper Rissington Parish Council website
The Parish Council is made up of volunteers who live in the village, who give up some of their free time to help make the village a better place.
The Official Upper Rissington Parish Council Website Cheltenham
Upper Rissington Parish Council website
The street names give a clue to the village's former life, having names such as Sopwith Road and Avro Road.
The Official Upper Rissington Parish Council Website Cheltenham
Upper Rissington Parish Council website
The village is the most populous area of the 'Rissingtons' electoral ward.
The Official Upper Rissington Parish Council Website Cheltenham
Upper Rissington Parish Council website
There is also a village green, children's play area community hall, hairdressers and gym.
The Official Upper Rissington Parish Council Website Cheltenham
Upper Rissington Parish Council website
This ward starts in the south at Great Rissington and stretches north to Icomb.
The Official Upper Rissington Parish Council Website Cheltenham
Upper Rissington Parish Council website
The total population for Great Rissington taken at the 2011 census was 2,103.
The Official Upper Rissington Parish Council Website Cheltenham
Upper Rissington Parish Council website
Our official population from the 2011 census was quoted at 1,046.
The Official Upper Rissington Parish Council Website Cheltenham
Upper Rissington Parish Council website
Attractions such as the Cotswold Wild Life Park near Burford and Bourton-on-the-Water are all within easy reach by car.
The Official Upper Rissington Parish Council Website Cheltenham
Upper Rissington Parish Council website
Much of Upper Rissington is a conservation area and the village lies within the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

Come and View the Play Park Proposals on Tuesday 22 May

Yesterday was the deadline for the return of bids for the tender for new play park equipment. 10 bids were received in all.

So that the community has a chance to see and comment on the range of designs, the Parish Council will be holding a drop-in session in the village hall on Tuesday 22 May from 3:30pm to 5pm.

Most bidders supplied glossy posters with 3D visuals of their design. The gallery on this page shows eight of them. One bidder did not supply 3D visuals and another did not supply their design electronically, so we have been unable to include them here.

The Parish Council will hold an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday 23 May to consider the bids. (View the Agenda)

Parish Council Grant Scheme 2018-19 Is Now Open

Each year Upper Rissington Parish Council allocates money to be awarded in grants to organisations for projects or events that will be of benefit to the residents of the parish.

The grant funding made available is allowed under Section 137 of the Local Government Act 1972 which empowers the Council to spend some of its money, subject to limits, on any purpose that it considers to be “in the interests of, and will bring direct benefit to, their area, or any part of it, or all or some of its inhabitants”.

Applications for the financial year 2018/19 are now open.

Grant applications will be considered three times a year, in July, November, and March, by the Council as a whole.

You can find more information, including the application deadlines,  in the notes and application form below.

 

Please contact the Clerk if you have any questions.

Police Alert About Criminal Damage in Upper Rissington

Gloucestershire police incident 137 12/05/18

Police have received a report of graffiti being sprayed at various locations around Upper Rissington overnight Friday 11th – Saturday 12th May [including, sadly, the Village Hall].

The word sprayed in black paint is ” I N O L I “. This is called a graffiti tag. Police are asking local residents to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity.

Police are also interested if any empty spray cans are found in the area. If so please do not touch and we will retrieve them for any potential evidence.

Anyone with any information is asked to call 101 or email 101@gloucestershire.pnn.police.uk quoting the incident number.

A second police alert has been received about suspicious males selling mattresses door to door in Upper Rissington.

Gloucestershire police incident 362 11/05/18

Police have received a report of a White Mercedes Sprinter Van registration KV16 BWG with a white male selling mattresses door to door in Upper Rissington on Friday 11th May at 6:00pm

The sales man has initially said the mattresses are free. Once the residents have become interested in taking one he has told them they cost £199.

Thankfully no one has bought any items from this male.

Police advise the public not to buy any items from door to door sales persons. They could be eyeing up your property for a potential burglary or other crime.

Anyone with any information or who has had a similar experience recently is asked to report this to us by calling 101 or email 101@gloucestershire.pnn.police.uk quoting the incident number.

New Details for Planning Application 17/04151/FUL (Public Open Spaces)

New details have been received for the planning application for the public open spaces in Victory Fields, and the application has been reopened for public consultation.

You can reach the details from the link below. The plans describe the hard surfacing, ecology and planting, and play provision.

Variation of condition 1 of reserved matters permission 12/03810/REM dated 23/01/2013 to provide detailed plans and sections of open space provision and to provide amended plans for hard surfacing and planting – Land Parcel At Upper Rissington Upper Rissington Gloucestershire GL54 2NP

 

Consultation expiry deadline: Friday 25 May 2018

How to comment on a planning application.