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Calls for residents’ support against housing development at village meeting

PUBLISHED: 12:00 16 November 2017

Congresbury Residents' Action Group (CRAG). Photo by Jeremy Long.

Congresbury Residents' Action Group (CRAG). Photo by Jeremy Long.

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Housing developments were on the agenda at a well-attended village meeting.

More than 70 people turned out for Congresbury Residents’ Action Group’s (CRAG) latest meeting ahead of an inquiry later this month.

Strongvox Homes wants North Somerset Council’s decision to refuse planning permission for its 24-home proposals for Brinsea Road to be overturned at a two-day appeal at Weston’s Royal Hotel, which will start on Tuesday.

And CRAG wants more villagers to make their opinions known at the hearing.

A CRAG spokesman said: “Secretary Viv Tomkinson asked residents to support the defence against the plans to build off Brinsea Road.

“Viv said, even if they did not wish to say anything, their presence alone would help the cause.”

CRAG also offered updates on the approved developments for Cobthorn Way, Wrington Lane and Smallway, while Congresbury Parish Council said the neighbourhood plan ‘still has some way to go’.

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