Ride Cotswolds Sportive Passes #UpperRissington Saturday 20 July

On Saturday 20th July, the Ride Cotswolds Sportive will be passing Upper Rissington, coming up the Bourton Road and then turning north towards Stow on the Wold. Riders will be released in small groups to avoid bunching on the roads, but you can expect to see some cyclists! The first rider is expected at 11:20am and the last around 4pm.


A map of the route is below.


Help With A Research Project Into Food Waste Disposal

Research students from the University of Sheffield are conducting a short door-to-door survey in relation to food waste disposers in Upper Rissington. The interview team will be on site during the evenings from Monday 10th June to Wednesday 12th June and it would be very helpful if residents could spare five minutes to participate in the survey. The data will be used to support the water-flow modelling of the new sewer network and no personal information will be collected.

Find out more about this university research project:

HQ Office Spaces Landing Soon in Upper Rissington

Upper Rissington business owners will soon benefit from the arrival of HQ Office, providing flexible and affordable office space in what was once the Officers’ Mess at the old RAF base.

From September 2018 HQ Office will provide a new base for a community of local businesses, entrepreneurs and creatives. There will be a mixture of permanent offices, hot desks and co-working areas, as well as meeting rooms, break-out areas and a kitchen with hot coffee on tap throughout the day.

Eliminating the need to commute long distances or compete with the family when working from home, HQ will offer a local, stylish place to work and a social hub.

HQ promises a slick business operation with superfast broadband and a simple, transparent monthly fee to cover all the basic business needs and running costs. Small business owners will be able to get on growing their business with no requirement to sign a long lease, signing up with HQ for as short a period as a month or simply hot desking to break up their work routine but not their bank balance.
HQ aims to build a community of like-minded individuals in different sectors. There will be networking opportunities, link up events with local businesses and special rates to join the gym next door. At HQ there will be ample car parking and bike racks, as well as being in walking distance of the convenience store, café bar and other amenities.

For further information please contact Nick Grant on nick@hqoffice.co.uk or tel: 0203 372 4773

Via press release from HQ dated 25 June 2018.

Find Out What Happens To Your Food Waste

The University of Sheffield, InSinkErator®, and Albion Water are exploring the ways that our food waste can be better managed. Victory Fields Upper Rissington is an exciting place for them to carry out research, because many of the new homes are fitted with state-of-the-art food waste disposal systems.

An open evening is being held on Tuesday 17 July from 6:30pm for the residents of Upper Rissington to learn about the research being undertaken in the local wastewater network and wastewater treatment plant by the University of Sheffield.

The aim of the research is evaluate the sewer network as an alternative route for the disposal of domestic food waste and to explore the possible benefits of this disposal route. More than 10% of all landfill in the UK comprises of food waste and in reducing the organic matter that goes into landfill, it is hoped that the negative environmental impacts, such as global warming due to the emission of methane gases, will be reduced.

Venue: Upper Rissington Village Hall

Date: Tuesday 17th July 2018

Doors Open : 6:30pm

Event: 6:45 – 8:30pm

RSVP (so they can estimate catering demand) to: food.waste.disposers@sheffield.ac.uk
or telephone 0207 722 9034.

For more information, download the invitation and information leaflet below, and visit the website.