Meeting

CRAG’s take on Monday night’s parish meeting

CRAG’s take on Monday night’s parish meeting

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

It was almost standing room only for around 20 residents at the emergency meeting of Congresbury Parish Council, at the Old School Rooms on Monday 27th July. The meeting had been called to decide whether to hire experts to represent the Parish at October’s public inquiry into Barratts building scheme. […]

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Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting – Mon 27 July at 6:45pm

Extraordinary Parish Council Meeting – Mon 27 July at 6:45pm

Friday, July 24, 2015

Congresbury Residents Action Group – CRAG – is concerned about aspects of the extraordinary meeting of the Parish Council, due to take place on Monday evening 27 July. The meeting, at the Old School Rooms at 6.45pm has been called, among other things, to give feedback from the meeting with […]

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A review of the Congresbury Parish Council meeting

A review of the Congresbury Parish Council meeting

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Congresbury parish council has taken the bold decision to set up a fund to fight housing giant Barratts’ 80 house estate plan for the outskirts of the village. The scheme was rejected by North Somerset Council, but the firm has appealed and a public inquiry is due to take place […]

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Annual Parish Meeting – Report

Annual Parish Meeting – Report

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Around 40 residents of the village of Congresbury assembled at the Old School Rooms on Monday for the annual meeting of the parish. High on the agenda for most people was the state of the fight against three developers: Barratts who want to build 80 houses on land behind Silver […]

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Report on the Strongvox proposal public meeting

Report on the Strongvox proposal public meeting

Monday, January 12, 2015

There was a high turnout of over 80 people for the public meeting at the Memorial Hall on Tuesday 6th January to discuss the Strongvox proposal to build on the land adjoining Venus Street. At the start of the meeting Councillor Tom Leimdorfer gave an update on the progress of […]

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CRAG Extraordinary Meeting

CRAG Extraordinary Meeting

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

An extraordinary meeting of Congresbury Parish Council is due to take place this Thursday 25 September, to discuss the proposal for 80 houses to be built beyond the village boundary. The proposal by Barratts, which has met fierce opposition, is on prime agricultural land behind Silver Street. Members of the […]

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Standing Room Only

Villagers Battle Against Barratts

Monday, August 11, 2014

The strength of village opinion against the Barratt proposal to build 80 houses below Silver Street, could be assessed by the 200 residents who crammed the War Memorial Hall for a public meeting on Wednesday. When asked if they wanted the new development , there was a resounding “No!” Chairman […]

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