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CRAG: Strongvox hearing – Report by John Mills

CRAG: Strongvox hearing – Report by John Mills

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

More than 25 supporters of Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) turned up for the official hearing into the Strongvox scheme to build 24 houses on land off Brinsea Road. The hearing at the Royal Hotel, Weston, also drew members of the village Parish Council and district councillor Tom Leimdorfer. Planning […]

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The field behind Venus Street

CRAG: Call to attend Strongvox appeal meeting in WSM

Monday, November 13, 2017

Congresbury residents action group (CRAG) is calling for people to attend the appeal by developer Strongvox against the refusal by North Somerset Council of their application to build 24 houses in a Brinsea Road field south of Venus Street. The hearing is due to start at 10am on Tuesday 21 […]

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CRAG Public Meeting – Report by John Mills

CRAG Public Meeting – Report by John Mills

Monday, November 6, 2017

At a meeting at the village Methodist Hall on Wed 1st Nov, around 70 Congresbury residents heard updates on current planning applications from members of the local action group and district councillor Tom Leimdorfer. CRAG’s Susan Hibberd reported that the Sunley development off Cobthorn Way was nearing the construction phase. […]

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CRAG – Strongvox to appeal against planning refusal

CRAG – Strongvox to appeal against planning refusal

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Congresbury’s influential action group – CRAG – is calling on residents to stand up to another speculative development scheme. This time it’s an appeal by Strongvox to build 24 houses on a green field site off Brinsea Road. The site, opposite the field where Barratts suffered a notable defeat two […]

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CRAG: Fight to save land east of Brinsea from developers

CRAG: Fight to save land east of Brinsea from developers

Monday, August 7, 2017

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) is marshalling its forces to defend the village from another inappropriate development scheme. Developer Strongvox hopes to build 24 houses on a field to the east of Brinsea Road, behind Venus Street and Nomis Park. The plan was rejected by Congresbury Parish Council. North Somerset […]

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CRAG responds to North Somerset Council’s call for 2,500 houses

CRAG responds to North Somerset Council’s call for 2,500 houses

Monday, July 3, 2017

CRAG has responded angrily to a planning inspector’s call for North Somerset to provide sites for 2,500 houses over the next few years. The inspector had been looking at the council’s Site Allocations Plan, which sets out housing sites needed to reach North Somerset’s housing target. But because the inspector […]

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CRAG: Celebrate with us on Tues 20th June!

CRAG: Celebrate with us on Tues 20th June!

Monday, June 19, 2017

To celebrate the decision of the planning inspector in turning down the Wrington Lane appeal, Congresbury Residents Action Committee – CRAG – is having an open session at The Plough, 7pm Tuesday 20th June. Although this is not the end of the matter, by turning down Gladman’s appeal the inspector […]

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