North Somerset Council has been given a £9,000 boost in its efforts to tackle poor-quality housing in the private rental sector.
More than 80 homes could be built on ‘greenfield, agricultural land’ if plans to create a housing development near Wrington are approved.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A parish council has said it will not meet with a housing developer which wants to build 70 homes on green fields.
A housing developer has told a planning inquiry its 80-home scheme is ‘completely acceptable’’.
An inquiry which could allow an ‘unsustainable’ housing development to be built outside a village’s settlement boundary is taking place this week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A letter asking for a bypass around Congresbury has been sent to North Somerset Council.
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.
Dozens of villagers attended a public meeting amid fears Claverham will be ‘besieged’ by housing developments.
A village cricket club has received a £50,000 grant from Sport England to give its facilities a significant update.
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.
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.
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.
A housing action group has made ‘impassioned pleas’ to MP John Penrose about protecting North Somerset’s countryside from large-scale housing developments.
An application for 55 houses to be built on a brownfield site in Yatton is being supported by the parish council’s planning committee.
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.
A district councillor has announced a Government decision on the number of houses which must be built in North Somerset has been delayed.
Plans to build more than 50 homes once a Yatton business has moved, have progressed this week.