HOUSING

Saturday, January 25, 2020

North Somerset Council has been given a £9,000 boost in its efforts to tackle poor-quality housing in the private rental sector.

Friday, April 8, 2016

More than 80 homes could be built on ‘greenfield, agricultural land’ if plans to create a housing development near Wrington are approved.

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Friday, February 19, 2016

A developer’s plan to build 170 homes in the north end of Yatton has taken a setback after North Somerset Council’s planning committee deferred the application until its next meeting.

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

A developer’s plan to build 54 homes in Congresbury has been dealt a serious blow after North Somerset Council’s planning committee rejected the proposal.

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016

A North Somerset councillor says her village has been ‘unfairly’ and ‘disproportionately’ targeted as a site for hundreds of potential new homes during the next 10 years.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

People living in Claverham are being urged to have their say on the future of the village before a consultation on the community’s neighbourhood plan expires.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2016

A North Somerset councillor has said communities such as Congresbury should be considered as ‘urban areas’, after plans to build 14 homes in the village were approved.

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Friday, December 4, 2015

A Congresbury housing campaign group wants to present a united front against the threat of housing development by joining forces with similar action groups in North Somerset.

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Monday, November 16, 2015

A campaign group which is fighting to stop a housing developer from building 70 homes in Claverham is hoping a landmark court ruling will give its cause a substantial boost.

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Thursday, November 12, 2015

A parish council has said it will not meet with a housing developer which wants to build 70 homes on green fields.

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Friday, October 16, 2015

A housing developer has told a planning inquiry its 80-home scheme is ‘completely acceptable’’.

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Thursday, October 8, 2015

An inquiry which could allow an ‘unsustainable’ housing development to be built outside a village’s settlement boundary is taking place this week.

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Friday, September 18, 2015

Congresbury parish has been designated as a neighbourhood area by North Somerset Council, in a move which could help protect the village from future housing developments.

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Monday, September 7, 2015

A traffic expert is set to join a village’s fight against the prospect of a large housing development being built, after a vote by parish councillors.

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Friday, September 4, 2015

A housing developer has been accused of ‘ignoring’ people’s views after a planning application for 60 homes on green fields was submitted to North Somerset Council.

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Friday, August 28, 2015

North Somerset Council has deemed a housing developer’s changes to a busy junction ‘acceptable’, leading campaigners to accuse the authority of ‘capitulating’ in the fight against large-scale development.

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Monday, August 24, 2015

A letter asking for a bypass around Congresbury has been sent to North Somerset Council.

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Villagers in Congresbury are ramping up their fight against an upcoming housing appeal, with witness trainers having been appointed and a public meeting to discuss the appeal organised.

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Dozens of villagers attended a public meeting amid fears Claverham will be ‘besieged’ by housing developments.

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Friday, August 21, 2015

A village cricket club has received a £50,000 grant from Sport England to give its facilities a significant update.

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Friday, August 21, 2015

A social media campaign has been launched by a village action group to raise awareness of its fight against developers’ plans to build dozens of new homes.

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Friday, August 14, 2015

A decision which has frozen all major planning applications in North Somerset has been met with both concern and praise from housing action groups in the area.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

A North Somerset councillor has said the district’s housing situation is in ‘limbo’ until a Government decision is made on the number of homes which must be built.

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Monday, July 20, 2015

A housing action group has made ‘impassioned pleas’ to MP John Penrose about protecting North Somerset’s countryside from large-scale housing developments.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015

An application for 55 houses to be built on a brownfield site in Yatton is being supported by the parish council’s planning committee.

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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Parish councillors have described the villages of Yatton and Claverham as ‘overwhelmed’ with prospective housing applications, after developers outlined plans for a new 30-home estate.

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Friday, July 3, 2015

A district councillor has announced a Government decision on the number of houses which must be built in North Somerset has been delayed.

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Plans to build more than 50 homes once a Yatton business has moved, have progressed this week.

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