North Somerset Council

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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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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Have your say on public space orders

Have your say on public space orders

Monday, February 27, 2017

Residents have until the end of March to give their views on proposed new orders aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour in North Somerset. North Somerset Council is proposing to introduce Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) designed to prevent individuals or groups of individuals committing anti-social behaviour in public places. The […]

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CRAG awaits news on Nomis Park archaeology survey

CRAG awaits news on Nomis Park archaeology survey

Friday, November 11, 2016

CRAG is keeping a close watch on archaeology work on the field off Brinsea Road behind Nomis Park. Developer Strongvox is considering a plan for 24 houses on the site, but because of the proximity to earlier finds of Roman kilns, North Somerset Council (NSC) is carrying out an archeological […]

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Cllr Tom Leimdorfer resigns from Congresbury’s Green Party

Cllr Tom Leimdorfer resigns from Congresbury’s Green Party

Monday, July 25, 2016

Congresbury’s Green Party representative on North Somerset Council – Tom Leimdorfer – has resigned as leader of the Independent/Green group. He will continue as ward councillor for Congresbury and Puxton, but announced at a recent North Somerset council meeting he could no longer continue as leader. Cllr Leimdorfer cited two […]

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Revised Cobthorn Way development plan approved

Revised Cobthorn Way development plan approved

Friday, April 15, 2016

North Somerset Council has approved the building of 38 houses on land off Cobthorn Way, Congresbury and a development of three houses opposite the village garden centre. In February, the council’s planning committee rejected the Cobthorn Way scheme for 54 houses from developers Sunley Estates. That sent the firm back […]

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