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Saturday, December 23, 2017

A developer’s housing scheme would have caused irreparable ‘harm’ to the environment had dozens of homes been built, according to a planning inspector.

Friday, December 15, 2017

A bird counting exercise will be carried out over the festive season to keep abreast of local populations.

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Friday, October 27, 2017

The ‘wonderful’ efforts of North Somerset artists will be showcased at a charitable event in Congresbury.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

A young guitar star from Congresbury has defied his tender age to raise hundreds of pounds for charity and make a little girl’s dream come true.

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Friday, September 22, 2017

A roundabout could one day be built at one of North Somerset’s ‘most dangerous junctions’.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Plans for a new village hall have been scaled back to alleviate concerns of people living near the site and to reduce the project’s cost.

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Roadworks will be carried out today (Wednesday) across the district, after North Somerset Council delayed work scheduled yesterday ‘due to rain’.

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

First Bus services in Yatton will be severely disrupted today (Tuesday) as roadworks begin.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

A key road between two large North Somerset villages will shut for roadworks tonight (Thursday).

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The family of a North Somerset man who was killed in a lorry accident on Friday have spoken of their ‘tremendous shock’.

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Friday, June 9, 2017

A police investigation has begun after a man died in an accident involving a lorry this morning (Friday).

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Avon and Somerset Constabulary has closed the A370 in North Somerset to allow the air ambulance to land after a pedestrian was seriously injured in an accident involving a lorry.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A two-month roadworks project in Congresbury has been criticised for being dangerous.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

A developer’s bid to build 50 new homes in a North Somerset village is set to be decided at a planning appeal starting today (Tuesday) – but campaigners are gearing up to fight the appeal with passionate speeches and protests.

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

A busy road will be closed for nine weeks later this year so a new water main can be installed and another can be repaired by Bristol Water.

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Monday, March 13, 2017

A chef who once worked alongside Marco Pierre White has been given a top role at a Congresbury restaurant.

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Signs in Congresbury could be altered to include its Saxon name.

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Monday, March 6, 2017

An estate agent in North Somerset has given its support to plans to build a new village hall in Congresbury.

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A village housing action group has threatened ‘war’ against a developer bidding to build 50 homes in its community, if a planning appeal set for next month goes ahead.

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Monday, February 27, 2017

As the spring season draws ever-closer, community groups in one North Somerset village are looking for people to help tidy up their neighbourhood in anticipation of longer days and warmer weather.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Planners have granted a housing developer permission to build 50 homes in Congresbury – despite staunch opposition from campaigners and the district councillor.

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Monday, February 13, 2017

Campaigners in Congresbury have launched an innovative way for people to donate money towards a new community hall.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Two masked thieves have been arrested by firearms officers after storming into a village shop and stealing a cash tin and a handbag.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A busy rural road will close for six weeks next month so gas mains can be replaced.

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

A North Somerset scientist and farmer fears his livelihood will be permanently destroyed by plans to build dozens of new homes in a field close to his site.

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Monday, February 6, 2017

People in Congresbury are being encouraged to play their part in making their village attractive during two community clean-up days.

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Sunday, January 29, 2017

People in Congresbury have rallied against a developer’s plan to build 50 homes in their village – and have been busy handing out leaflets to warn their neighbours of the plan.

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Parts of Congresbury are set to be adorned with colour in the coming months, after the Blooming Congresbury project unveiled its plan for the village in 2017.

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

A historic tree in a North Somerset village will now be formally protected – in a move which could complicate a developer’s bid to build 50 homes in its surrounding field.

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Saturday, January 21, 2017

North Somerset Council planners have been accused of ‘ignoring’ the authority’s newly-adopted planning policy, after an objection to 50 new homes being built in Congresbury was seemingly dropped at the last minute.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

A man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary after a special constable caught him with gardening equipment in Congresbury shortly before midnight.

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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Congresbury Parish Council’s annual council tax precept will remain unchanged during the next financial year.

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Sunday, January 15, 2017

A name has been chosen for a new street comprising of more than a dozen homes in one of North Somerset’s largest villages.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Members of one of Congresbury’s most popular clubs kick-started the new year by enjoying a tasty lunch with friends on Tuesday.

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Owls in a North Somerset village now have a safe place to nest, thanks to the efforts of a wildlife group.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

A parish council has called for the consultation period attached to plans for 21 new houses to be extended by North Somerset Council.

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Friday, January 6, 2017

Surveys are being carried out on a proposed new site for a medical practice in between Yatton and Congresbury.

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Saturday, December 31, 2016

A developer has revealed it wants to build almost two dozen homes off one of North Somerset’s busiest roads – despite the site being located only metres from a junction notorious for collisions.

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Friday, December 30, 2016

People in Congresbury made the most of this year’s festivities by enjoying a hearty performance from the Mendip Morris Men.

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Friday, December 23, 2016

Well-behaved children were able to have their Christmas wish lists delivered to Santa by beautiful barn owls on Sunday.

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Monday, December 19, 2016

People living in two North Somerset villages could be in with a chance of winning a prize – simply for monitoring birds they spot in their back gardens.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Trees in an area of Congresbury wil be protected by North Somerset Council, thanks to support from members of the community.

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Friday, December 9, 2016

A developer’s bid to build new homes in a North Somerset village has been reduced in size.

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Congresbury Singers has wowed audiences at some 100 concerts but its recent show had special significance, as it marked the group’s 40th anniversary.

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Friday, November 11, 2016

The people overseeing the construction of a new community hall in Congresbury have been praised for their hard work, as North Somerset Council formally approved the plan this week.

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Monday, November 7, 2016

Plans to build a new community hall and café in a North Somerset village are set to be formally approved by North Somerset Council this week.

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Sunday, November 6, 2016

A voluntary organisation which helps fund equipment and activities at a North Somerset school says it is at risk of folding, unless more people come forward to help its members manage events.

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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

A notorious accident blackspot on one of North Somerset’s busiest roads will be investigated by a specialist traffic consultant.

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Sunday, October 30, 2016

A housing action group in a North Somerset village is urging new people to sign up as volunteers and help defend their community from unwanted new development.

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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Children at the Congresbury Youth Partnership enjoyed a day of Halloween-themed fun and games this week.

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