Welcome to Ripple Parish Council

Ripple is the most southerly parish in Worcestershire and consists of the communities of Ryall, Holly Green, The Grove, Naunton, Uckinghall and Ripple.The Parish was formerly much larger and at the date of the Doomsday Survey included Upton upon Severn, all the three Croomes together with Queenhill and Holdfast. It was at that time one of the largest parishes in Worcestershire. Over the years various areas were transferred to neighbouring parishes to reduce it to its present size.
Ripple was known as "rippel" in AD680 which has connections with the Norwegian "ripel", a strip of woodland or coppice.This is also referred to as "rypel" in ancient charters to denote a strip of land bestowed by some benefactor. This definition obviously confirms the shape of the Parish which extends north/south by 4.5miles and east/west by 1.5 miles
In 1643 the Battle of Ripple was fought on Ripple Meadow between the Parliamentarians, under Sir William Waller, who defeated the Royalists commanded by Prince Maurice, as part of the Civil War.

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RYALL ROAD CLOSURE - UPDATE FROM THE COUNTY COUNCILLOR

RYALL ROAD CLOSURE – UPDATE FROM THE COUNTY COUNCILLOR Footway resurfacing, also some Severn Trent works have been combined into the same closure. Closure necessary due to the width of road and need for compliance with Health & Safety regulations. This work is scheduled to be completed by the end of next week. Earlier than the advertised date of 1st March. Ryall Road is covered by an 'Access Only' Order so should only be used by traffic accessing local property. WCC appreciate that it's close to the flood works but scheduled to be out of the way before Upton Festival season commences. Supplied by Cllr Paul Middlebrough on behalf of Worcestershire County Council 12th February 2019
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Images of Ripple

Holly Green Parish Hall, Ripple Church of St Mary, Ripple
Uckinghall Ripple Village The War Memorial

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