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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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Congresbury Big Village Quiz – Sat 18th Nov 2017

Congresbury Big Village Quiz – Sat 18th Nov 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Get ready to have your brain teased! The ever-popular Big Village Quiz is back and for just £8 per person you can enjoy a great night out with a light supper included. Get together a team of 4-6 people and compete for the title of the Big Village Quiz winners. […]

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CRAG – Public Meeting & Update – Wed 1st Nov 2017

CRAG – Public Meeting & Update – Wed 1st Nov 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) – Public Meeting & Update When: Wednesday 1st November, 7:30pm Where: Methodist Hall, Congresbury Re: Housing Developments in Congresbury – Strongvox (Brinsea Road) (Hearing Appeal 21st Nov in the Royal Hotel, Weston). Plus Wrington Lane, Cobthorn Way & Smallway sites. Contacts – Mary Short 01934 833764 […]

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Barley Wood Walled Garden

Congresbury Artists at Barley Wood Walled Garden Xmas Open Studios, Wrington

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The five artists’ studios at Barley Wood Walled Garden in Wrington will all be opening their doors for two weekends in November, (18th-19th & 25th-26th) as detailed above. Congresbury residents Karen Edwards will be showing her latest ceramic planters and small sculptures while Sue-Jane Barton (Viva’s Beadbox) will be bringing […]

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Oldfields - Open For Business

Oldfields Fish & Chip Shop reopens after fire

Friday, October 20, 2017

Fantastic news as Oldfields Fish & Chip Shop, situated in Congresbury’s Precinct, has now reopened after it was gutted by fire last month. The fire, which is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault, spread through the shop and into the upstairs flat at around lunch time on Tuesday […]

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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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Bravery award for shop assistant

Bravery award for shop assistant

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Shop assistant Seanna Moore has received a police bravery award after tackling two robbers in Congresbury Village Store. Seanna, who won the Waley-Cohen award, was presented with a certificate and engraved Bristol Blue Glass paperweight at a ceremony in Clevedon last week. She was working in the Village Store at […]

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