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The Tudeley masterplan?

The Tudeley masterplan?

This week, representatives of the Save Capel executive, local residents and planning specialists attended the exhibition held by the Hadlow Estate to share the progress it has made with plans for the Tudeley site. What follows is a summary of the impressions and...

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And the winner is…

And the winner is…

The entries to our recent photo competition saw a wide range of subjects submitted, all demonstrating what is special about the Parish of Capel and showing what we want to preserve and protect. But of course, we had to pick a winner, which was no easy task.The image...

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Andrew’s walk kicks off Save Capel’s push for donations

Andrew’s walk kicks off Save Capel’s push for donations

On a warm August bank holiday, Andrew Stanley walked the Capel Parish boundary to raise funds for our campaign against the Borough Council's plans to build over 4000 houses on Capel. Not one lap, but two! "The 33 miles was a considerable challenge," Andrew said. "But...

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Sign our petition to show the strength of resistance to the plans for Capel

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Please support Andrew’s walk for Capel

Please support Andrew’s walk for Capel

UPDATE: If you would like to cheer Andrew off or welcome him back, you will be very welcome. Andrew intends to start and finish his trek at the Dovecote pub, where the owners have kindly agreed he can set up camp. The first lap will start at 7.30am and should be...

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Your donations could help Save Capel

Your donations could help Save Capel

Your support could help save hundreds of acres of beautiful green belt countryside in the Parish of Capel.Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has spent huge sums of money on the development of its draft Local Plan. A good proportion of this has been spent on consultants...

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Government’s proposed planning reforms lack detail

Government’s proposed planning reforms lack detail

You may have seen that the Government has recently published a white paper titled ‘Planning for the Future’, which sets out the council’s proposals for reforming the planning system, to meet increasing requirements for housing across the country. As you would expect,...

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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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We stand with @CPRE against government attempts to deregulate planning – will you join me? https://t.co/i7ruDLAnGH

If you are encouraged by Andrew Stanley's walk to Save Capel this weekend ( it's not too late to donate 😜 https://t.co/EyKobx690o)
we can recommend James Pavlou's website - https://t.co/CM0Zn5E0IG . James has outlined some fabulous walks around the local area, including Capel. https://t.co/nXcvviE3I6

ENTER THE SAVE CAPEL PHOTO COMPETITION: Deadline extended to 31 Aug. We are looking for images that demonstrate what is special about the parish of Capel and show what we want to preserve and protect. Find out more https://t.co/ovBNb0PwLp

Please support Andrew Stanley who is walking the Capel Parish boundary twice on 31 Aug to raise awareness of Capel’s plight. You can donate to support him and help @savecapel fight TWBC’s plan to build over 100s of acres of greenbelt land in the parish https://t.co/gWGAYlDxFP

A new @savecapel banner has been fitted at the #Tudeley bus stop. More will follow in preparation for the next stage of the fight to get @TWellsCouncil to see sense about the inclusion of 4,000+ new dwellings in Capel in it's Draft Local Plan. Help us! https://t.co/dyhE0DE8EB https://t.co/sHfICEqxq6 SaveCapel photo