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CRAG – Strongvox to appeal against planning refusal

CRAG – Strongvox to appeal against planning refusal

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Congresbury’s influential action group – CRAG – is calling on residents to stand up to another speculative development scheme. This time it’s an appeal by Strongvox to build 24 houses on a green field site off Brinsea Road. The site, opposite the field where Barratts suffered a notable defeat two […]

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CRAG: Fight to save land east of Brinsea from developers

CRAG: Fight to save land east of Brinsea from developers

Monday, August 7, 2017

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) is marshalling its forces to defend the village from another inappropriate development scheme. Developer Strongvox hopes to build 24 houses on a field to the east of Brinsea Road, behind Venus Street and Nomis Park. The plan was rejected by Congresbury Parish Council. North Somerset […]

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CRAG responds to North Somerset Council’s call for 2,500 houses

CRAG responds to North Somerset Council’s call for 2,500 houses

Monday, July 3, 2017

CRAG has responded angrily to a planning inspector’s call for North Somerset to provide sites for 2,500 houses over the next few years. The inspector had been looking at the council’s Site Allocations Plan, which sets out housing sites needed to reach North Somerset’s housing target. But because the inspector […]

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CRAG: Celebrate with us on Tues 20th June!

CRAG: Celebrate with us on Tues 20th June!

Monday, June 19, 2017

To celebrate the decision of the planning inspector in turning down the Wrington Lane appeal, Congresbury Residents Action Committee – CRAG – is having an open session at The Plough, 7pm Tuesday 20th June. Although this is not the end of the matter, by turning down Gladman’s appeal the inspector […]

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CRAG: Win over Gladman

CRAG: Win over Gladman

Friday, June 16, 2017

Planning inspector Anne Jordan has rejected the appeal by developers to build up to 50 houses on land off Wrington Lane, Congresbury. The appeal, by land agent Gladman Developments was against North Somerset Council’s non-determination of the issue within a given time period. Ironically, the council, which had at first […]

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CRAG quizzes parliamentary candidates

CRAG quizzes parliamentary candidates

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Congresbury Residents Action Group – CRAG – along with eight other North Somerset groups, is seeking assurances from potential MPs in two parliamentary constituencies before people vote on 8 June. The groups, known collectively as North Somerset Village Alliance, are sending a series of questions to all candidates in Weston […]

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A view of the field

CRAG: Wrington Lane public inquiry

Saturday, April 1, 2017

After three and a half days of close argument – CRAG’s team at the Wrington Lane public inquiry, ably led by Peter Walton, are quietly hopeful of a positive outcome. Praise for CRAG’s efforts came from District Councillor Tom Leimdorfer who said he was immensely proud of the village. “We […]

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