Gladman

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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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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Mansbury Mound

Pirate’s Island & Mansbury Mound under threat from developers

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Pirate’s Island, a limestone mound in a Congresbury field used as a playground by generations of village children, is under threat. That’s because Mansbury Mound, composed of carboniferous limestone is slap bang in the middle of a proposed housing development. The scheme for 50 houses on land off Wrington Lane, […]

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A view of the field

CRAG to take on Gladman

Friday, March 3, 2017

Congresbury Residents Action Committee (CRAG) has decided take on a development company at a public inquiry due to take place later this month. CRAG made the decision to fight Gladman Homes after North Somerset Council caved in and approved a decision to allow building. In August 2016, North Somerset Council […]

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CRAG: Placed on war footing over Gladman

CRAG: Placed on war footing over Gladman

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Congresbury Residents Action Committee (CRAG) was placed on a war footing this week in readiness for a coming battle with land agents Gladman. After last week’s shameful back-sliding by North Somerset Council’s sheep-like planning committee, CRAG has decided to take on the developer’s plan for 50 houses in Wrington Lane. […]

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