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Closure of B3133 Brinsea Road

Closure of B3133 Brinsea Road

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Work commences on the installation of a culvert in Brinsea Road on 15 September. Closures will be between 8pm and 6am for an estimated 7 days. The alternative route is via B3133 Stock Lane, A38 (Northeast bound), Downside Road, Brockley Combe Road, A370 (Southwest bound), B3133 High Street and vice […]

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CRAG Nimbys [Opinion]

CRAG Nimbys [Opinion]

Monday, September 1, 2014

One of the accusations that I, and other members of CRAG (Congresbury Residents Action Group) have to face head on is one of Nimbyism. Anyone opposing a house-building scheme in a country that is short of housing stock, is open to such a charge of “not in my backyard.” But […]

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CRAG set for battle against Barretts

CRAG set for battle against Barretts

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

CRAG – Congresbury Residents Action Group The Congresbury Residents Action Group has now produced Terms of Reference to guide activities. The group is moving forward, amassing and organising information for our protest against inappropriate residential development. Please help if you can. Facebook  Twitter Terms of Reference The purpose of the […]

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Battle against Barratt Homes

Battle against Barratt Homes

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Due to overwhelming pressure from villagers an Action Group to stop Barratt Homes building on the green field at Silver Street has now been set up. An initial meeting was held on 14th August to set up a co-ordinating group together with various working groups. The co-ordinating group is to […]

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Standing Room Only

Villagers Battle Against Barratts

Monday, August 11, 2014

The strength of village opinion against the Barratt proposal to build 80 houses below Silver Street, could be assessed by the 200 residents who crammed the War Memorial Hall for a public meeting on Wednesday. When asked if they wanted the new development , there was a resounding “No!” Chairman […]

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Stolen Nest Swing – Update

Stolen Nest Swing – Update

Friday, August 8, 2014

The popular swing stolen from the Millennium Green was seen being rolled over the Riverside car park at 10.30pm on Friday 31st July. They put it on the roof of a white car, possibly a Vauxhall and drove off up Kent road. If anyone saw a car with an unusual […]

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Where has the Nest Swing gone?

Where has the Nest Swing gone?

Monday, August 4, 2014

The nest swing (similar to the one pictured) on Congresbury Millennium Green, the most popular feature in the children’s play area, has disappeared, and appears to have been stolen. It probably went missing on Friday evening, when it was raining and there would have been few people on the green. […]

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