RAF Little Rissington

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Little Rissington church to commemorate the BofB.

Article from the Cotswold Journal. Photographs from J. Flint (Goodwood Spitfire Meet 2015). THE annual Battle of Britain Service in St Peter’s church Little Rissington […]

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Lancaster

Is BBMF moving to Little Rissi’?

BBMF appears to have an affiliation with Upper Rissington as recently we have had the C47, Spitfire and now the Lancaster PA474, flying over the […]

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Spitfire VB

Spitfire VB – AB910

Picture Copyright: J. Flint. This fantastic aircraft beat up our village this week, at an extremely low level. Really enjoy seeing these warbirds, although prefer […]

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VGS Accommodation

VGS Accommodation

637 VGS Accommodation nearing completion. For many more pictures select Gallery. Once completed I hope the Grobs start flying again.  

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Control Twr - 12 June 1994

Control & Watch Tower + Fire Station

Paul Francis from the Airfield Research Group http://www.airfieldresearchgroup.org.uk has kindly let me show you the following photographs. I am sure you will find them very […]

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New Accommodation Block

VGS Accommodation Block

The new Accommodation Block for the VGS has begun and is making great progress. 2016 will prove to be a huge advancement for the UR […]

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C130J

C130J flies low over Upper Rissington

Yesterday, our beautiful village witnessed a very low flyby from a RAF Hercules C130J based at RAF Brize Norton. Special thanks to David Harrison for […]

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Retail Unit

Site of Parade Square

This new development is on or around the RAF Parade Square and Accommodation Blocks. Construction was completed by SpellerMetcalfe. Upper Rissington now has a Retail […]

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LPS live drop from C17

C17 drops paras at Little Ris

Full Story here. On 12th April 2016 with perfect weather a C-17, flown by pilots from Number 99 Squadron, based at RAF Brize Norton, ran […]

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O's Mess Redevelopment

Officers Mess – 18th April

Its unbelievable to think that this decaying building is going to be saved. Most abandoned RAF stations look forlorn and ours will have its beautiful […]

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RAF Little Rissington to reopen

The MOD have announced today that RAF Little Rissington is to reopen. Air Vice Marshal Chumondley said we are looking forward to reactivating RAF Little […]

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Old Village Hall

Demolition of VH and construction of 4 dwellings

16/00694/COMPLY | Demolition of existing village hall and redevelopment with 4 residential dwellings. This application contains an extremely fascinating document: EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE THREAT ASSESSMENT In […]

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Vigilant T.1 Motor Gliders

Future of RAF Little Rissington

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State and Minister for Reserves (Mr Julian Brazier) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement. In April 2014 all Air Cadet […]

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Off Mess - 13 March 2016

Officers Mess Redevelopment

As we know the mains water was installed two weeks ago by Albion Water. Very soon (21st March), the peripheral buildings of the Officers Mess […]

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