Cobthorn Way

Committee rejects Sunley development scheme

Committee rejects Sunley development scheme

Thursday, February 11, 2016

A twin assault on the Sunley development scheme for 54 houses on land off Cobthorn Way, Congresbury, saw North Somerset’s planning committee ignore the advice of their officers – a vote to reject outline planning permission. First up was CRAG’s Susan Hibberd, who lives in Wrington Lane. She addressed members […]

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Housing Proposals Public Meeting: Report

Housing Proposals Public Meeting: Report

Monday, February 1, 2016

Around 80 residents of Congresbury heard a range of reasons why they should object to the plan to build 50 houses on land off Wrington Lane. The voices against land agents Gladman, who have applied for planning permission, were heard at a public meeting organised by Congresbury Residents Action Group […]

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CRAG: “affordable homes” – a misleading term?

CRAG: “affordable homes” – a misleading term?

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Congresbury Residents Action Group wants local people to take a second look at the issue of “affordable homes” – because it believes the term can be used to mislead. There have been recent letters of support for the proposal to build 54 houses on land near Cobthorn Way, Congresbury because […]

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Congresbury residents demonstrate against Cobthorn Way development plans

Congresbury residents demonstrate against Cobthorn Way development plans

Monday, March 30, 2015

Saturday morning shoppers at Congresbury’s precinct were met by members of the village residents action group, demonstrating their opposition to yet another development scheme. Local MP John Penrose and district councillor Tom Leimdorfer joined around 20 CRAG supporters, leafleting shoppers and explaining the pitfalls of the plan to build 54 houses […]

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Sunley Estates’ Cobthorn Way planning application now online

Sunley Estates’ Cobthorn Way planning application now online

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Several months after the firm held its “consultation” with residents, Sunley Homes application for outline planning permission for 54 houses at the bottom of Cobthorn Way is now available online. Yet according to North Somerset Council, the application was lodged three weeks ago on 18 February. Members of Congresbury’s residents […]

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More than 90 villagers attend the Sunley Estate proposals open meeting

More than 90 villagers attend the Sunley Estate proposals open meeting

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

More than 90 villagers attended the public meeting at Congresbury Memorial Hall to discuss the proposal to build 54 houses in Cobthorn Way. Chaired by Chris Day, the meeting opened with chair of the Parish Council Di Hassan explaining that a strategic working group had been established to review long […]

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Cobthorn Way – Latest threat from developers

Cobthorn Way – Latest threat from developers

Thursday, November 6, 2014

The latest threat to Congresbury comes from a property company that wants to build 70 houses in the north end of the village. A public “consultation” organised by the firm, is scheduled for 2pm at the Old School Rooms, Tuesday 18 November. CRAG  (Congresbury Residents Action Group) having raised public […]

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