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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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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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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