Burglary increases when the clocks go back; here’s what you can do:
There’s not long left until the clocks go back on Sunday the 29 October. Download our anti-burglary checklist to see what steps you can take to help protect your home from burglary: www.bit.ly/burglarycheck
What you can do right now to help protect your home:
- Use timer switches to turn on lights early in the evening
- Keep your front and back doors locked; even when you’re home
- Remove tools, equipment and items from your gardens that could be used to get into your home
- Keep any gates locked and move your wheelie bin away from them
- Avoid posting where you are online when you’re not at home
Burglars look for quick and easy targets, often choosing to burgle homes in Gloucestershire between 3pm and 8pm on weekdays. A cheap and simple timer switch could make all the difference in stopping a burglar from choosing your home.If you visit one of our engagement vehicle events and sign up for our new Your Community Alerts service, with a PCSO, we will give you a free timer switch.
For more tips, the location of our engagement vehicle events, and to download our anti-burglary checklist visit: www.bit.ly/burglarycheck
Help us make your community safer: you can also help us improve our intelligence and make your community safer by reporting people you suspect of burglary or, who handle stolen goods, through our new website form: www.bit.ly/reportburglars
___________________________________________________________________________Report a Dog Fouling Problem
Dog fouling is a serious issue in Upper Rissington.
In an attempt to tackle the dog fouling problem, residents are asked to report any incidents using the following link:
Please be assured, all reports will be treated in strictest confidence.
__________________________________________________________________________Christmas Refuse Collection Dates
Cotswold District Council’s waste and recycling collection service provider, Ubico Ltd, will be making normal collections up to and including Friday 22 December. The following week, the crews will not be working on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 December and will also be on holiday on Monday 1 January 2018. As a consequence, there will be changes in collection days until the normal schedule resumes on Monday 15 January.
The collection days will change as follows: (please note that crews will be working on three Saturdays – 30 December, 6 January and 13 January – to catch up.)
Week commencing Monday 18 December 2017:
|Normal collection day||New revised collection day|
|Mon 18 Dec 2017||No change|
|Tues 19 Dec||No change|
|Weds 20 Dec||No change|
|Thurs 21 Dec||No change|
|Friday 22 Dec||No change|
|Mon 25 Dec||Will move to Weds 27 Dec|
|Tues 26 Dec||Will move to Thurs 28 Dec|
|Weds 27 Dec||Will move to Friday 29 Dec|
|Thurs 28 Dec||Will move to Saturday 30 Dec|
|Friday 29 Dec||Will move to Tues 2 Jan 2018|
|Mon 1 Jan 2018||Will move to Weds 3 Jan|
|Tues 2 Jan||Will move to Thurs 4 Jan|
|Weds 3 Jan||Will move to Friday 5 Jan|
|Thurs 4 Jan||Will move to Saturday 6 Jan|
|Friday 5 Jan||Will move to Mon 8 Jan|
|Mon 8 Jan||Will move to Tues 9 Jan|
|Tues 9 Jan||Will move to Weds 10 Jan|
|Weds 10 Jan||Will move to Thurs 11 Jan|
|Thurs 11 Jan||Will move to Friday 12 Jan|
|Friday 12 Jan||Will move to Saturday 13 Jan|
The collection schedule will return to normal on the week beginning Monday 15 January 2018.
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The defibrillator is located on the wall of the Village Hall, Wellington Road, GL54 2QW, in a round yellow cabinet.
Cotswold Careline ‘Bogus Caller’ Service
As the clocks change and the dark winter nights draw in, Cotswold residents will be reassured to know help is on hand to keep them safe in their own homes.
With the simple press of a ‘Bogus Caller’ button a silent alarm is raised which automatically connects to the professional team at the monitoring centre. The team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
To find out more about the low cost ‘Bogus Caller’ service call the Cotswold Careline team on 01594 812505, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.cotwoldcareline.co.uk
New Contact Details for Stow-on-the-Wold Police Station
The direct telephone number for Stow-on-the-Wold Police Station reception has changed to 01452 907273.
Road Safety Community Hub
Any resident wishing to report any concerns about road safety in their local area, please go to:
or via e-mail to email@example.com
RAF Little Rissington Memories & Photos Facebook Group
Please click on the following link if you are interested in joining this Facebook Group.
__________________________________________________________________________The data on this page is for community information only and is not a recommendation by Upper Rissington Parish Council.