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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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CRAG: North Somerset Council to approve a new building scheme

CRAG: North Somerset Council to approve a new building scheme

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) was angry but determined to fight on this week after North Somerset Council betrayed the village and decided to approve a new building scheme. Most of the council’s planning committee followed the u turn by officers and agreed to the proposal for 50 houses on […]

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Villagers angry at lack of consultation

Villagers angry at lack of consultation

Friday, January 27, 2017

Congresbury residents living on and near Wrington Lane are furious that North Somerset Council has not written to them about a proposal to make the road even narrower than it is at present. They want to be given the chance to comment formally on a last-minute road amendment from Gladman […]

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Remarkable Result at Planning Meeting

Remarkable Result at Planning Meeting

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

On Wednesday afternoon, 11th January, North Somerset Planning and Regulatory committee met to consider the Gladman application for 50 houses on a field off Wrington Lane. he application has been roundly condemned by hundreds of residents, Congresbury Parish Council and Congresbury Residents Action Group. North Somerset planners had not decided […]

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CRAG – Keep the banner flying!

CRAG – Keep the banner flying!

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) is planning a public meeting in the next few weeks to keep the democratic banner flying in the village. A public meeting would let residents know the current situation with development schemes – and keep members of the group in touch with public opinion. Formed […]

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