COVID-19 – Coronavirus – stay safe!

Updated April 6th 2020 Headlines Updates in Gloucestershire IMPORTANT CLARIFICATION: signs have been put on some benches across the county saying they have been ‘closed’ following advice from the county council. This is not correct.  The county council has given no such advice and these signs should be removed. People can use benches as long as they follow Government social distancing

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CDC Stop Garden Waste Collections until further notice

“Green Bin” or garden waste collections have been suspended by Cotswold District Council due to staff shortages as a result of Covid-19 and the prioritisation of statutory waste collections. We’ll notify again once we have a date for when these collections will restart. Gloucestershire County Council has already closed the Household Recycling Centres (HRCs) so green waste cannot be taken

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Report from Councillor Nigel Moor, G.C.C.

Please see report from County Councillor Nigel Moore who represents this area in Gloucestershire County Council. Report by County Councillor Dr Nigel Moor April 8th 2020 Gloucestershire County Council is working remotely during the current health crisis and wherever possible, particularly in protecting our vulnerable children and elderly, council staff are maintaining our services. Video conferencing between council members and

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More bulb planting

The newly-named Flora, Fauna & Fruitcakes group sallied forth once again today to plant bulbs on Sweeting Corner. We have now exhausted our supply of bulbs and plugs, so if you would like to contribute any (more), here’s a reminder of what we’re looking for: WILDFLOWER BULBS: Tulip Sylvestris, Tenby Daffodil, Snowdrops, Winter Aconite, Snakeshead Fritillary, Wood anemone, British Bluebell,

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A Little Light Bulb Planting

On Sunday morning, 24 November, a few hardy souls dug deep to plant assorted bulbs on The Green and on The Stalls, the strip of grass between the path and the road starting in front of the bus shelter, the rear strip of grass being called the Mezzanine of course. Taking part were Amanda and Georgina Wilks, Mike Boyes, John

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Wildflower Explosion 2020

The new Little Rissington Flora & Fauna Group is keen to see more wildflowers and the butterflies, bees, etc. that they attract. Consequently, we have prepared the border on the right as you enter Valley View for wildflowers and are looking to manage other sites as well. Given the backing of the parish council on 18 November, we will move

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A Pristine Parish

By Gray Elkington – Member of Little Rissington Parish Council and Rissy resident since 1959… October 2019 A work colleague once told me a story. It was the mid 1980s and he was walking to our office in north London with our boss, the CEO of a 400-employee corporate culture change firm. They were in deep conversation about the plans for

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