Local News

If you have any Congresbury news you’d like to share, please email us at news@JustCongresbury.com

Don’t forget to include your name and any other details – social media profiles for example – so we can credit you as the source. If you’d like to write for us regularly we can even set up your own contributor profile – please let us know.

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 […]

Read more ›
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 […]

Read more ›
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. […]

Read more ›
New Housing Developments – Congresbury Open Meeting

New Housing Developments – Congresbury Open Meeting

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

There will be an open meeting on Wed 6th August 2014 at 7:30pm in The War Memorial Hall, High Street, Congresbury to discuss the implications for the village of new housing developments. All are invited to attend. Congresbury Potential Development Sites The map, extracted from the North Somerset web site, […]

Read more ›
Open letter to the villagers of Congresbury

Open letter to the villagers of Congresbury

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Barratts to make £28 million in opportunistic land grab at Silver Street and Brinsea Road. Congresbury Villagers, We must unite to defeat Barratt’s cunning plan to destroy the whole character of our village by building 80 houses on this green field site without any reference to us, the Villagers who have […]

Read more ›
Our village may be taken over!

Our village may be taken over!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Developers may be poised to make a killing in Congresbury. Barratts are opening the Pandora box by purchasing a site below Silver Street where they plan to build about 80 houses. This is currently agricultural land outside the village boundary. The Government is keen to build thousands of houses across […]

Read more ›
Perfect weather for the Picnic in the Paddock

Perfect weather for the Picnic in the Paddock

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The weather was perfect for the Picnic in the Paddock behind St Andrew’s Church on Sunday. Love Congresbury did a splendid job organising the event – a big thank you to all the volunteers and everyone who attended. 🙂

Read more ›