Barratts

The field behind Venus Street

Call to action on Venus Street development

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) is calling on its supporters to attend next Wednesday’s session of the North Somerset planning committee. The meeting, timed to start at 2pm on Wed 9th March at Weston Town Hall, is due to decide the fate of the plan to build 14 houses on […]

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A triumph for CRAG as Barratts lose their appeal

A triumph for CRAG as Barratts lose their appeal

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Giant house building company Barratts have lost their appeal for a planned 80 houses on land off Brinsea Road, Congresbury. Following a 5 day public inquiry eight weeks ago, the Planning Inspector who heard more than 30 objections from CRAG and other residents, announced his decision this week. It means […]

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Last day of the Barratts public inquiry

Last day of the Barratts public inquiry

Friday, October 23, 2015

The public inquiry into North Somerset Council’s decision to refuse house builder Barratts permission to build 80 houses outside the village of Congresbury, has finally come to an end. Adjourned after four days from earlier this month, the fifth day was taken up by statements and cross examination of Gareth Williams, […]

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CRAG to request North Somerset Council rejects more housing schemes

CRAG to request North Somerset Council rejects more housing schemes

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) is to request that North Somerset Council rejects two more housing development schemes in the village – in the light of evidence given at the Barratts public inquiry. CRAG’s Peter Tonks, who at the inquiry questioned the validity of Barratts highways information, now believes that […]

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Barratts public inquiry update

Barratts public inquiry update

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Despite four days of evidence and legal argument, the public inquiry at Weston Town Hall into the Barratts appeal is still not finished. Lawyers representing Barratts, North Somerset Council and Congresbury Parish Council have decided that one more day is needed to conclude the case, which will resume on 23 […]

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Barratt’s public inquiry at Weston Town Hall – starts Tue 6 Oct

Barratt’s public inquiry at Weston Town Hall – starts Tue 6 Oct

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Supporters of Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) will this week be putting up posters reminding residents of next week’s public inquiry at Weston Town Hall. At their last meeting before the inquiry starts on Tuesday 6 October, CRAG members agreed an A4 poster which will be displayed on village notice-boards […]

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The Market Cross Cheddar with protective barrier

Legal Protection For Village Cross

Monday, September 21, 2015

North Somerset Council has published Historic England’s view of the High Street/A370 junction widening scheme at Congresbury, proposed by Barratts. And it warns that road works in the area could damage the 600 year-old Market Cross – with an implied threat of prosecution. Historic England has stated: “The scheduled area […]

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