Development

CRAG: Seasons Greatings

CRAG: Seasons Greatings

Thursday, December 21, 2017

While CRAG sends season’s greetings to all its supporters, now is not the time to forget about planning matters. In fact, this is just the time of year when bureaucrats like to get things agreed while the public is otherwise engaged. Please take a look at www.churchilldevelopment.co.uk to see what […]

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CRAG: Appeal Victory Against Strongvox – by John Mills

CRAG: Appeal Victory Against Strongvox – by John Mills

Friday, December 15, 2017

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) is celebrating the fact that another speculative building scheme for the village has been thrown out by a planning inspector. Last month, more than 25 supporters of CRAG turned up for the official hearing into the Strongvox scheme to build 24 houses on land off […]

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CRAG: Strongvox hearing – Report by John Mills

CRAG: Strongvox hearing – Report by John Mills

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

More than 25 supporters of Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) turned up for the official hearing into the Strongvox scheme to build 24 houses on land off Brinsea Road. The hearing at the Royal Hotel, Weston, also drew members of the village Parish Council and district councillor Tom Leimdorfer. Planning […]

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CRAG Public Meeting – Report by John Mills

CRAG Public Meeting – Report by John Mills

Monday, November 6, 2017

At a meeting at the village Methodist Hall on Wed 1st Nov, around 70 Congresbury residents heard updates on current planning applications from members of the local action group and district councillor Tom Leimdorfer. CRAG’s Susan Hibberd reported that the Sunley development off Cobthorn Way was nearing the construction phase. […]

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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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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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