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Venus Street development approved

Venus Street development approved

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Despite a strong and reasoned case for rejection put by Congresbury Resident Action Group’s Viv Tomkinson and district councillor Tom Leimdorfer to defer the decision, North Somerset’s planning committee decided to approve the plan for 14 houses on a field behind Venus Street. Cllr Tom Leimdorfer told the committee that […]

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CRAG makes further attempts to block Venus Street development

CRAG makes further attempts to block Venus Street development

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Congresbury Resident Action Group (CRAG) has made further attempts to block the contentious plan for new houses on land behind Venus Street and Mulberrry Road. As well as urging residents to attend Wednesday’s meeting of North Somerset Council’s planning committee to show their opposition, the action group has petitioned the […]

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The field behind Venus Street

Call to action on Venus Street development

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) is calling on its supporters to attend next Wednesday’s session of the North Somerset planning committee. The meeting, timed to start at 2pm on Wed 9th March at Weston Town Hall, is due to decide the fate of the plan to build 14 houses on […]

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Housing Proposals Public Meeting: Report

Housing Proposals Public Meeting: Report

Monday, February 1, 2016

Around 80 residents of Congresbury heard a range of reasons why they should object to the plan to build 50 houses on land off Wrington Lane. The voices against land agents Gladman, who have applied for planning permission, were heard at a public meeting organised by Congresbury Residents Action Group […]

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Kindest village

Kindest village

Monday, January 25, 2016

Dubbed Britain’s kindest village recently, Congresbury in North Somerset is still on the receiving end of some very unkind attention. Currently, the village is on the hit list of three firms of building developers wanting to take advantage of the tranquil surroundings – and the glitch in the planning process. […]

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Venus Street Shambles

Venus Street Shambles

Monday, January 18, 2016

Residents of Congresbury are amazed and shocked after North Somerset Council’s planning committee rejected the advice of their officers and approved a new development in the village. Council planning officers had strongly hinted that the plan for 14 houses on a field behind Venus Street, would be rejected on several […]

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CRAG to request North Somerset Council rejects more housing schemes

CRAG to request North Somerset Council rejects more housing schemes

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) is to request that North Somerset Council rejects two more housing development schemes in the village – in the light of evidence given at the Barratts public inquiry. CRAG’s Peter Tonks, who at the inquiry questioned the validity of Barratts highways information, now believes that […]

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