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CRAG Extraordinary Meeting

CRAG Extraordinary Meeting

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

An extraordinary meeting of Congresbury Parish Council is due to take place this Thursday 25 September, to discuss the proposal for 80 houses to be built beyond the village boundary. The proposal by Barratts, which has met fierce opposition, is on prime agricultural land behind Silver Street. Members of the […]

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CRAG Saturday Walk

CRAG Saturday Walk

Monday, September 22, 2014

Around 50 people walked through fields just outside the boundary of a North Somerset village, to show what would be lost to a development scheme. Organised by CRAG – Congresbury Residents Action Group – the walk on Saturday 20th Sept morning was designed to demonstrate the depth of feeling against […]

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CRAG on BBC Radio Bristol

CRAG on BBC Radio Bristol

Friday, September 19, 2014

Chair of the Congresbury Residents Action Group Mary Short is due to be interviewed for Radio Bristol on Saturday morning (20th Sept). The station wants to interview Mary about the protest walk through the field behind Silver Street where Barratts want to build 80 houses. Timed for 7:40am, Mary will […]

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CRAG on the Precinct

CRAG on the Precinct

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Congresbury residents were in action at the shopping precinct on Saturday handing out leaflets and urging shoppers to protest in writing against the plan to build 80 houses behind Silver Street. A dozen members of CRAG (Congresbury Residents Action Group) handed out more than 100 leaflets giving details of the […]

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YACWAG detects 8 bat species on proposed development site

YACWAG detects 8 bat species on proposed development site

Friday, September 12, 2014

A recent survey carried out by a local conservation group on a North Somerset field earmarked by developers, has identified the presence of eight species of bats – including Great and Lesser Horseshoe Bats. The survey, carried out by YACWAG (Yatton and Congresbury Wildlife Action Group) was done with a […]

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New Village Hall Update

New Village Hall Update

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

This is just a short summary to keep villagers up to date with progress on the project. Fields in Trust Fields in Trust own the George V playing fields and we have applied to them for permission for a new building. We expect an initial response shortly after the 11 […]

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CRAG tramp for Congresbury

CRAG tramp for Congresbury

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Congresbury residents action group (CRAG) is calling on supporters to walk round the field behind Silver Street where Barratts want to build 80 homes. Developers may also have their eyes on land behind Venus Street, and Cobthorn Way. Meeting at 10am at the village shopping precinct on Saturday 20 September, […]

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