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Get creative – enter the Save Capel photo competition

Get creative – enter the Save Capel photo competition

With summer upon us, we are launching a photo competition, with the results being announced at the end of August. Its your chance to get creative and show everyone what Capel means to you and why it's so important that our parish, its character and its assets are...

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And the numbers are in…

And the numbers are in…

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has recently postponed the development of the Local Plan by six months. When explaining the delay, Council Leader McDermott declared that “it is evident from… the comments received that further work is needed in relation to a broad...

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Letter from Stephen Baughen

Letter from Stephen Baughen

On February 18 Save Capel wrote to Stephen Baughen, Head Head of Planning Services at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council. In the letter, we posed questions relating to the Regulation 18 process and any potential delay to the Regulation 19 timetable. We also called for...

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STORM CIARA HITS CAPEL

STORM CIARA HITS CAPEL

In the evening of 9th February, Storm Ciara visited Capel with devastating effect. Streams and irrigation channels burst banks, and drainage systems could not cope, flooding homes, businesses and roads. Power cuts added to the disruption.   [video width="720"...

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Electing your campaign Executive

Electing your campaign Executive

In a week which has already reinforced the need for a strong response to the Draft Local Plan, as promised, we have further details of the upcoming vote for the Save Capel Executive and our AGM. Apologies in advance for the long email, but this is an important stage...

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Quiz Night – 14 March 2020, Goldsmid Hall

Quiz Night – 14 March 2020, Goldsmid Hall

Kindly organised by Save Capel supporter, Valerie Coleshill, with all proceeds being donated to the Save Capel campaign, the evening is set to be a great chance to have fun while you pit your wits against your friends and neighbours. Tickets for the event cost £5 and...

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Help oppose Tarmac quarrying at Stonecastle

Help oppose Tarmac quarrying at Stonecastle

KCC is considering a planning application from Tarmac regarding quarrying at Stonecastle (near Whetsted). The application requires objections to be lodged by January 17th 2020. Personal, heartfelt objections by as many people as possible will hopefully persuade KCC...

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Wild Swimming

Wild Swimming

There has been widespread concern about the recent flooding in Kent and, indeed, the Parish of Capel and other local areas. To highlight the problems one of our Save Capel team ­- Jackie Cobell - has recently taken a swim along the flooded Hartlake Road, which is one...

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Please help #SaveCapel

To challenge TWBC's draft Local Plan, which looks to destroy 400 acres of green belt land in Capel and create an urban sprawl between Paddock Wood and Five Oak Green,
we need to hire experts.
Anything you can give will help

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Our latest newsletter is available to view and download on the Save Capel website. Get the latest updates from the campaign team plus find out how you can help us now our DONATIONS page is live
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Analysis of responses to the last round of consultation on the @TWellsCouncil Draft Local Plan showed 97% of respondents to the plan for Capel were objections and almost 50% of responses came from outside the Parish. Read the @savecapel report https://t.co/yCxIYufEeR

Find out what respondents to the consultation on #TWBCs draft Local Plan thought about plans for building in Capel Parish. Spoiler alert, nearly everyone objects!
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Please lend your support to @CPRE to convince Government that we need a green and fair recovery from the coronavirus pandemic with people, nature and the countryside at its heart. https://t.co/RHloGiHmHO

#GardenVillageVisions Would you be prepared to look at the proposals for Capel when the Masterplan is published next year, and give us your assessment?