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CRAG: Fight to save land east of Brinsea from developers

CRAG: Fight to save land east of Brinsea from developers

Monday, August 7, 2017

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) is marshalling its forces to defend the village from another inappropriate development scheme. Developer Strongvox hopes to build 24 houses on a field to the east of Brinsea Road, behind Venus Street and Nomis Park. The plan was rejected by Congresbury Parish Council. North Somerset […]

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CRAG: Deadline extended as public meeting discusses development plans

CRAG: Deadline extended as public meeting discusses development plans

Friday, September 9, 2016

Congresbury’s strong community spirit was demonstrated again when residents gathered to hear about the latest development scheme for the village. Around 70 people packed the Methodist Hall to hear from Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) and local authority representatives. CRAG secretary Viv Tomkinson told the meeting that the main subject […]

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CRAG to hold public meeting in response to Strongvox application

CRAG to hold public meeting in response to Strongvox application

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) is to hold a public meeting next month to decide how to respond to another building application on land off Brinsea Road. The scheme for 24 houses on land behind Venus Street, is proposed by developer Strongvox,. The firm already has the green light to […]

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CRAG – New development threat from Strongvox

CRAG – New development threat from Strongvox

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) is calling on its supporters to oppose a new development threat on the south side of the village. CRAG’s committee decided to oppose the plan for 24 buildings on land off Brinsea Road behind Venus Street, on similar grounds used to defend the village from […]

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CRAG & The Fight Against Sprawl

CRAG & The Fight Against Sprawl

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Congresbury Residents Action Group (CRAG) met recently to talk about the three development schemes within the village – as well as related topics. The formation of a multi-village alliance was high on the agenda. It was reported that representatives from eight village action groups – Banwell, Churchill, Claverham, Congresbury, Langford, […]

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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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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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