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CRAG: Appeal Victory Against Strongvox – by John Mills

CRAG: Appeal Victory Against Strongvox – by John Mills

Friday, December 15, 2017

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) is celebrating the fact that another speculative building scheme for the village has been thrown out by a planning inspector. Last month, more than 25 supporters of CRAG turned up for the official hearing into the Strongvox scheme to build 24 houses on land off […]

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Can You Help Combat Loneliness?

Can You Help Combat Loneliness?

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Loneliness is as bad for you as 15 cigarettes a day.  Older people living in care are twice as likely to experience severe loneliness as those in the community. Growing Support are looking for friendly volunteers with interests in gardening and supporting people, to help older people and people with […]

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Volunteers needed for Congresbury Rainbows, Brownies & Guides

Volunteers needed for Congresbury Rainbows, Brownies & Guides

Monday, December 11, 2017

Tracy Higgins is the Commissioner for Girlguiding Yeo Vale Division area which covers Yatton, Congresbury, Sandford, Churchill Wrington and Blagdon. If you’re interested in volunteering to help Congresbury Rainbows, Brownies & Guides please call Tracy on 07771 632774 for more information. To see how you might be able to help Girlguiding and the […]

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Carols at The Precinct – Wed 13 Dec at 5:30pm

Carols at The Precinct – Wed 13 Dec at 5:30pm

Monday, December 11, 2017

All are welcome to join the Sing Out Loud UK Choir for Christmas Music & Sing-Alongs! 5:30pm – 6:30pm on Wed 13th Dec At The Precinct, Brinsea Road, Congresbury Mince Pies provided by The Cottage Loaf Mulled Wine provided by Dream Doors Collections will be taken in aid of Children’s […]

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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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Congresbury 2017 Christmas Fair – Wed 6th Dec

Congresbury 2017 Christmas Fair – Wed 6th Dec

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Congresbury 2017 Christmas Fair, Wed 6th Dec, 6:00pm to 8:30pm, Broad Street, Congresbury. Congresbury Brass, The Mendip Morris Men, Mini Ferris Wheel, Raffle, Stalls, Barbecue, Mulled Wine. Stalls Guides, Congresbury Preschool, Brownies, Women’s Institute, Beavers, Congresbury Cricket Club, Scouts, Bristol Books, Congresbury Youth Partnership, Mendip Slides, Santa’s Grotto, Congresbury New Village Hall Development Trust, Kismet, […]

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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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