RAF Little Rissington

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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Entrance to Business Park

The entrance to the Business Park is now closed and walled off to what it looked like during the RAF occupation (entrance is where the […]

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Miniature Castle protected!

The Miniature Castle has been protected by Heras fencing. This was put into place following a request from Sue Lilley and Karen Milroy (UR Village […]

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Miniature Castle – Moving

Sue Lilley and Karen Milroy have organised the removal of the little castle in front of what was the old RAF Station Headquarters to what is the […]

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Officers Mess “Housing”

Work has begun on laying the foundations for the new housing that is located at the rear of the old Officers Mess. Unfortunately, this is […]

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