A fitting salute to Wing Commander “Tim” Elkington

Today, I witnessed a very fine salute to Wing Commander Tim Elkington (23 Dec 1920 to 1 Feb 2019). My wife and I walked down to St Peters church in […]


Underground Hospital found at Upper Rissington

As part of Cotswold District Councils due diligence before the handing over of Public Opens Space, numerous bore holes have been drilled by EMG. To the surprise of the boring […]


James – James Bond – Die Another Day

Repost: The James Bond film – Die Another Day was partially filmed at RAF little Rissington in 2001. The particular scene concerned was the Ice Chase using an Aston Martin […]

Technical Site

HQ Offices (Sgts Mess)

Offices, located in the former Sergeant’s Mess at Upper Rissington, Gloucestershire opened its doors to local businesses in September 2018 There is a mixture of permanent offices, hot desks and […]


B-52’s deployed to Fairford.

Story from GloucesterLive and they would love to see your photos. Huge B-52s are expected to arrive at RAF Fairford in the Cotswolds over the next two days. Plane enthusiasts believe […]

Little Rissington

Visit to Rissi Church

10 March 2019 ST. PETER’S CHURCH – LITTLE RISSINGTON (information from THE WRITTEN HISTORY OF LITTLE RISSINGTON begins with the Domesday Book Survey of 1086 when there were twenty-two […]

Little Rissington

VHF Direction Finder (VDF) Antenna

Picture: Dated 1 March 2009 by JF. I heard today from an extremely reliable source (Mike Grierson), that the VHF Direction Finder (VDF) Antenna in the centre of the airfield is […]


North Oxfordshire & Cotswolds Branch of the Military Vehicle Trust

The North Oxfordshire & Cotswolds Branch of the Military Vehicle Trust drove by Great Rissington onwards to Bourton. This is the remainder of the schedule: 11.45-12md          […]

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