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Free Parking

Don’t forget our free parking offers over Christmas!

Free Parking

Release date: 23 November 2017

Cotswold District Council is reminding residents on Christmas shopping expeditions to remember that there are free parking offers available in several locations.

Motorists can park for free after 3 pm in several car parks across the District:

  • Brewery car park, Cirencester
  • Forum car park, Cirencester
  • Rissington Road, Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Old Market Way, Moreton-in-Marsh
  • Maugersbury Road, Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Church Street, Tetbury
  • West Street, Tetbury

Additionally, they can park for FREE ALL DAY on weekends and bank holidays at CDC’s Trinity Road office in Cirencester (GL71PX) and the St James’s Place offices in Cirencester (GL7 1FP). Both are only 5 minutes’ walk from the town centre.

Cllr Chris Hancock, CDC Cabinet Member for Enterprise and Partnerships, says:

“The continuing ‘free after 3 pm’ offer, together with the free weekend parking at Trinity Road and St James’s Place, should help save money for families who want to attend Christmas light switch-on and other festive events around the Cotswolds.  We also hope that these offers will encourage people to shop local throughout the festive season and boost trade in many shops across the District.”

Great Rissington Produce Show

Monday 31st August 2015

Great Rissington Produce Show 2015 and village exhibition

31st AUGUST 2015

at Great Rissington Club

Show opens at 2.00 pm

Teas & Home-made Cakes – Bar Raffle

We look forward to seeing you there
CLICK HERE to download the entry form

Entry forms and fees to Sheila Jesson, Holly Cottage, Great Rissington
ON or BEFORE 27th August or to Great Rissington Clubhouse on
Friday 28th August between 6.30 & 7.30pm


*Displays of village clubs, activities & organisations (display boards provided)
If you would like to reserve an area in the exhibition
please contact Judy Smith 821979 or email moc.l1524531251iamto1524531251h@hti1524531251ms_nn1524531251ayduj1524531251



Flower Arrangements (flowers/foliage may be purchased)
FA1 Foliage arrangement – not exceeding 24 – overall
FA2 Flower arrangement – not exceeding 24 – overall (attached leaves acceptable)
FA3 Flower arrangement in tea-cup and saucer

Other Flower classes (to be home/allotment grown)
F1 3 blooms floating in a bowl (accessories are allowed)
F2 Single stem flower specimen (any variety excluding rose)
F3 Single rose
F4 A Collection of mixed garden flowers (attached leaves acceptable)
F4 Fruit and Vegetable classes
V1 Collection of Fruit in 3 varieties
V2 Collection of Vegetables in 3 varieties
V3 Plate of 5 Runner Beans V3 V4 5 Potatoes – single variety
V5 5 Tomatoes – single variety
V6 3 Courgettes
V7 Collection of 5 Culinary herbs in a container
V8 Heaviest Marrow or Pumpkin or Squash
V9 Longest Bean

A basket of salad vegetables (Gardening Club members ONLY)

Domestic classes (all open classes except where stated)
P1 Plate of 5 fruit scones
P2 Fruit Loaf
P3 Plate of cheese straws
P4 Plate of 5 chocolate brownies
P5 Loaf of bread (any variety – machine or hand-made)

The Rissingtons’ Bake Off
P6 LADIES ONLY – Victoria Sandwich (see guidelines)
P7 MEN ONLY – Plate of 5 flapjacks

P8 Lemon Drizzle Cake
J1 1 Jar Jam
J2 1 Jar Jelly
J3 1 Jar Marmalade
J4 1 Jar Lemon Curd
J5 1 Jar chutney/relish/pickle

Photographic (all ages)
Photos should be mounted on paper or light card, providing a border of at least 1 cm, not exceeding A5 (half A4) overall size.
Please put your name on the BACK. Max 3 entries per person/class.
PG1 ‘The Rissingtons’
PG2 Water
PG3 Harvest
PG4 Photograph with caption (any theme)
PG5 Photograph for front cover of Christmas/New Year edition of GR Magazine.
Portrait A4 only. Any theme to include the words ‘Great Rissington News Christmas 2015-New Year 2016’

PG5 Class for children (5 years and under)
CY1 4 Fairy Cakes
CY2 Decorated paper plate
CY3 Animal made out of vegetable(s)

CY3 Class for children (6 – 11 years)
CO6 4 Decorated cup cakes
CO7 Computer Art – designed on a computer which could be used to promote a future Produce Show
CO8 Animal made out of vegetable(s)

Great Rissington Produce Show CLICK HERE to download the entry form