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CRAG: Fighting developers with Cream Teas

CRAG: Fighting developers with Cream Teas

Monday, June 1, 2015

Congresbury’s residents action group (CRAG) is preparing to fight developers – by organising a cream tea party. The next – and last – round of CRAG’s battle to stop Barratts from building houses outside the village boundary will take place at a public inquiry this autumn. The first round of […]

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Annual Parish Meeting – Report

Annual Parish Meeting – Report

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Around 40 residents of the village of Congresbury assembled at the Old School Rooms on Monday for the annual meeting of the parish. High on the agenda for most people was the state of the fight against three developers: Barratts who want to build 80 houses on land behind Silver […]

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A short update on the Barratts development plan

A short update on the Barratts development plan

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Residents of Congresbury will be able to express their views – again – about the proposal to build 80 houses on the edge of the village during a public inquiry due to be heard in September. The scheme by Barratts to put the 80 houses on a field behind Silver […]

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Barratts to appeal against planning rejection

Barratts to appeal against planning rejection

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Giant house-builder Barratts is continuing the fight to have 80 houses built on a field behind Silver Street, Congresbury. After North Somerset Council’s planning committee rejected the scheme in February, the company has lodged an appeal with the government to have the decision overturned. The council’s planning committee has been […]

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Barratts development rejected by North Somerset planning committee

Barratts development rejected by North Somerset planning committee

Thursday, February 12, 2015

CRAG members have been congratulated after North Somerset’s planning committee rejected the scheme for a new housing estate on land off Brinsea Road. District Cllr Tom Leimdorfer said after Wednesday’s meeting that the group had done a superb job in organising objections and raising public awareness of the plan for […]

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Barratts housing & junction development update

Barratts housing & junction development update

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Members of the Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) were delighted to see that North Somerset’s planning officers have again recommended refusal for a new housing estate off Brinsea Road. Due to be heard by the planning committee last month, developers Barratts asked for their application to be deferred in order […]

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Barratt’s road junction plans raise safety concerns

Barratt’s road junction plans raise safety concerns

Friday, January 23, 2015

Plans to radically change the busy High Street junction with the A370 are raising safety concerns for parents and children whose route to and from village schools will be affected by the change. Traffic engineers propose to widen the junction and install two pedestrian traffic islands. The scheme, which would […]

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