The Millennium Green Trust will hold its AGM on July 10 at 6.15pm in The Old School Rooms. The Trust is looking for more volunteers to help run this important village amenity. Click on this link for the agenda: Congresbury Millennium Green AGM
Fifteen gardens are opening for your delight to raise money for the new village hall. Delicious home-made teas will be served, and who can resist that? There’s something for everyone to enjoy. Be amazed at a collection of Bonsai, amused at scarecrows, go potty about potting sheds and wowed by a secret cottage garden, smell the flowers, hear the birds, and eat the cake. £5 entry includes all gardens, children free. Generously sponsored by Debbie Fortune Estate Agents. Free programmes available at the Post Office and Day Lewis Pharmacy.
To celebrate the decision of the planning inspector in turning down the Wrington Lane appeal, Congresbury Residents Action Committee – CRAG – is having an open session at The Plough, 7pm Tuesday. Although this is not the end of the matter, by turning down Gladman’s appeal the inspector has dealt the land agent a blow where it hurts – in their substantial pockets. For more information, and to raise a glass or two, come along to The Plough on Tuesday evening (20th).
Planning inspector Anne Jordan has rejected the appeal by developers to build up to 50 houses on land off Wrington Lane, Congresbury.
The appeal, by land agent Gladman Developments was against North Somerset Council’s non-determination of the issue within a given time period. Ironically, the council, which had at first opposed the scheme, then decided to give it the green light. Read more
The next meeting of the parish council planning committee on 19 June will consider the attached applications. Click here
BLUEY – free shopping trip – act now to secure a seat on the minibus!! Only 15 seats available!!
There’s a free shopping trip on Bluey to Clarks Village, Street on Wednesday 21st June 2017 for all Congresbury residents. Act NOW to ensure a seat on your Community Minibus.
Pick up points:
The Precinct 9.30am
Riverside Car Park, Millennium Green 9.35am
– Return 1.30pm
For info and to book a place please ring Pam Biffin on 01934 876082
or email firstname.lastname@example.org Bluey is here for you.
This coming weekend Love Congresbury festivities coincide with the Great Get Together, a series of nationwide street parties, bake-offs and picnics being held in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox.
Lots of fun events on the Millenium Green & around the village culminating on Sunday afternoon with the big ‘Party in the Paddock’ starting at 2pm.. Bring the family for a great afternoon of fun & music!!
Spend your summer in the convivial and relaxing surroundings of Congresbury Bowling Club, off Mill Leg.
Give bowling a go! Everyone is welcome – no experience necessary. You are invited to turn up on a Monday evening from 6pm. Read More »
Over 70 & live in Congresbury? …. Why not join us at Congresbury Senior Citizens’ Lunch Club & enjoy a delicious fortnightly lunch and make new friends! We meet once a fortnight on a Thursday in the Old School Rooms for a delicious two-course lunch, plus tea or coffee…. & lots of chat! Transport may be available if required. For more details please contact: Kate Herbison on 01934 833521
Production on the third series of Love It or List It with Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer is starting and they are looking for families and couples in our area to take part. The series focuses on people struggling to decide whether to renovate OR sell their home and Kirstie and Phil will be using their expertise to help find creative and practical solutions to their property problems. For more information about the show and how to apply click here
Three gardens are opening their gates on Sunday 11th June for the National Garden Scheme. A warm welcome awaits you at Fernbank, Church House and Laburnum Cottage from 10.30am-4pm. Church House Designs will have a special exhibition of crafts on display and Fernbank will be serving delicious home-made teas. There’s something for everyone, from bonsai and sculptures to potting sheds and birdsong. Adults £5 accompanied children free. See our Facebook page for photos, map and info.
Congresbury Residents Action Group – CRAG – along with eight other North Somerset groups, is seeking assurances from potential MPs in two parliamentary constituencies before people vote on 8 June.
The groups, known collectively as North Somerset Village Alliance, are sending a series of questions to all candidates in Weston and North Somerset. The questions are designed to elicit the views of each candidate on unrestricted development.
On behalf of residents, the action groups want to know their opinions on housing and jobs, on traffic growth and subsequent pollution. The groups also want to know how the candidate would demonstrate a commitment to the rural aspect of the county.
CRAG’s Mary Short said: “Our county is a splendid mix of seaside, industrial, agricultural and rural landscapes threatened by unrestricted development.
“The countryside should be there for everyone to enjoy, but once it is gone it is gone forever.”