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Notification of Planning Appeal – Land north of Mulberry Road, Congresbury – 22/P/0459/OUT



Site Address: Land north of Mulberry Road Congresbury BS49 5HD

Description of development: Outline planning application for the erection of up to 70no. dwellings (including 30% affordable housing), public open space, children’s play area, landscaping, sustainable urban drainage system and engineering works, with vehicular access off Mulberry Road. All matters reserved except for means of access.

Application Ref:           22/P/0459/OUT

Appellant’s Name:      M7 Planning Limited and M7 SW LLP

Appeal Reference       APP/D0121/W/24/3344142

Appeal Start Date        7 June 2024

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Smallway Farm Smallway Congresbury BS49 5AA

DateFri 05 Apr 2024
Application TypePrior approval request for the erection of a single storey rear extension
DevelopmentPrior approval request for the erection of a single storey rear extension with a flat roof that would 1) extend beyond the rear wall of the original house by 4.95 metres; 2) have a maximum height of 3.51 metres and 3) have eaves that are 2.40 metres high.

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Land And Building To The East Of Brinsea Batch Congresbury North Somerset

DateMon 26 Feb 2024
Application TypeMinor material amendment to planning permission 21/P/1783/FUL
DevelopmentMinor material amendment to planning permission 21/P/1783/FUL (extension of existing building and erection of a detached car port/store (amendment to approval ref: 19/P/1146/FUL – Change of use from agricultural to tourist/holiday accommodation)) to allow for an increase in ridge height from 2844mm to 2990mm; alterations to fenestration to allow additional windows/doors in the front (east) elevation; and reconfiguration of internal layout.

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Star Inn Rhodyate Hill Congresbury BS49 5AJ

DateTue 13 Feb 2024
Application TypeRetrospective Planning Permission
DevelopmentRetrospective planning application to retain area of new external customer seating sited in existing car park, along with new timber picket fencing, new timber entrance arbour, new festoon lighting and support posts, and sections of new timber fencing forming enclosures to various areas around the site, and new festoon lighting and support posts to the eastern side of the site.

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YACWAG – Jan / Feb 2024 diary dates

Saturday 6th January: Window Wanderland workshop for youth group leaders. 10am – 12noon Yatton Library, High Street, BS49 4HJ and 3 – 5pm Congar’s Cafe, 1, Broad Street, Congresbury, BS49 5DG. Please email to attend.

Saturday 13th January: 10am – 3pm Trees for Climate planting day. Cobthorn Reserve, Congresbury, BS49 5DS. Please bring a spade and work gloves. Let us know you are coming by emailing

Sunday 14th January: as above, reserve date in case of bad weather or work unfinished.

Thursday 25th January: 7.30pm for 7.45pm start at the Old School Rooms, Station Road (A370) Congresbury, BS49 5DY. “The Belmont Project” – an illustrated talk by Gil Martin, about the local regenerative farming project.

Thursday 15th, Friday 16th and Saturday 17th February: 5.30 – 8.30pm. YACWAG’s Window Wanderland on the theme “Nature as our Neighbour.” Please decorate your street-facing window and leave the lights on to help create an illuminated walking trail for the community.

Thursday 22nd February: 7.30pm for 7.45pm start at Horsecastle Chapel, Horsecastle Farm Road, Yatton, BS49 4QQ. “Round YACWAG’s Reserves” – an update by Richard Croucher. Illustrated talk suitable for those new to YACWAG and those who heard the previous talk some years ago.

Greens win in Congresbury

The Green Party’s Dan Thomas has won the Congresbury & Puxton ward on North Somerset Council.

Thomas polled 831 votes, well ahead of the Lib Dem’s David Hayes and Conservative’s Colin Knott who both had 232 votes. Labour’s Paul Doolan had 91 votes.