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New Village Hall - Revised Plans

New Village Hall – revised draft plans now available

Monday, September 18, 2017

The architect’s revised draft plans for the new Village Hall / Community Centre are now available and the project would like villagers feedback by the end of Sunday 15 Oct. To view the plans click the button below:- The following consultation sessions have been set up for villagers to view […]

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New Opportunity to Volunteer with Growing Support

New Opportunity to Volunteer with Growing Support

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Can you give 2 hours a fortnight to help? Growing Support (growingsupport.co.uk) provides social and therapeutic gardening activities to older people and people living with dementia. They are looking for friendly and compassionate volunteers to help older people take part in their gardening activity sessions. Growing Support currently works with care homes in the […]

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Oldfield Fish & Chip Shop catches fire

Oldfield Fish & Chip Shop catches fire

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

At around lunchtime earlier today, Oldfields Fish & Chip Shop, situated in Congresbury’s Precinct caught fire. It is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault. The fire brigade was called and arrived on the scene to deal with the incident which spread to the upstairs flat. No-one was […]

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Coffee Morning & Grand Village Draw – Thu 31st Aug, 9am-12pm

Coffee Morning & Grand Village Draw – Thu 31st Aug, 9am-12pm

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Have you bought a ticket for the Congresbury New Village Hall Development Trust grand draw yet? Don’t worry it’s not too late as the draw will take place at Congresbury Rec Club, Stonewall Drive at midday on 31st August and there’s 11 Red Letter Day experience vouchers for 2 people […]

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New Village Hall - Revised Plans

Village hall project revised

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Revised plans for a smaller new village hall and community centre for Congresbury are being drawn up to help offset rising costs. The Congresbury New Village Hall Development Trust has been working with architects Stride Treglown on reducing the footprint of the proposed building, first mooted in late 2013. “We […]

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8 year old Ben Payne busking for Make-a-Wish Foundation

8 year old Ben Payne busking for Make-a-Wish Foundation

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Ben Payne, aged 8, who attends St Andrews School, has recently started a fundraising campaign over the summer holidays to raise funds for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. All of the details can be found on the Facebook Group. Please follow this group for updates from him throuhgout the summer holidays. Ben has […]

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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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