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“SECONDS OUT, ROUND 2” – IT’S STAGE 2 ACTUALLY!

“SECONDS OUT, ROUND 2” – IT’S STAGE 2 ACTUALLY!

Dear Supporters, I hope this finds you well and you have enjoyed the Easter weekend with more spring-like weather. Mr Birkinshaw has concluded Stage 1 of the examination and confirmed a revised schedule for Stage 2 with the hearings now commencing on 25th May 2022....

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MATCH DAY: SAVE CAPEL v TWBC

MATCH DAY: SAVE CAPEL v TWBC

KICK OFF!!! - STAGE 1 The Local Plan Examination in Public starts on Tuesday 1st March at 10:00 at The Council Chamber, Town Hall, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1RS. It continues the next day at 09:30 and, if needed, on 3rd March at 10:00. The matters being...

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THE TWBC LOCAL PLAN EXAMINATION PROCESS IS UNDERWAY!

THE TWBC LOCAL PLAN EXAMINATION PROCESS IS UNDERWAY!

Dear Supporters, I hope this finds you well and you have had a positive start to 2022. This is the fourth and crucial year of our campaign to save our beautiful and historic parish, when the Inspector should determine whether the local plan can proceed. Mr Birkinshaw...

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SAVE CAPEL – KENT DAY OF ACTION 28th November 2021

SAVE CAPEL – KENT DAY OF ACTION 28th November 2021

Save Capel is supporting the Save Kent's Green Spaces day of action taking place on November 28th, 2021. On this day campaign groups across Kent are collectively challenging development on more than 10,000 acres of the county's green space, much of which is prime...

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Halloween 2021 Newsletter – Yes it is Shocking!

Halloween 2021 Newsletter – Yes it is Shocking!

TWBC are pressing on regardless... You would have thought that TWBC would take the opportunity to pause the local plan, given the recent speech by the Prime Minister. At the Conservative Party Conference, he said “...not on green fields, not just jammed in the...

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Better NEVER Than Late

Better NEVER Than Late

Hello all Save Capel supporters Has Summer ended? Is Autumn now happening? Probably, we all have different feelings at the passing of the seasons, however, there might be a piece of good news……. TWBC have not yet submitted their Local Plan to the Government for...

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Pre-AGM Update

Pre-AGM Update

Annual General Meeting The AGM is now scheduled for 8.00pm on 20th September 2021 at the Capel Village Hall, Five Oak Green. Members of Save Capel can attend the AGM and vote on any resolutions; a separate email has already gone out to Members about the meeting....

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Post Reg 19 Update – Still a Lot To Do and a Long Way To Go!

Post Reg 19 Update – Still a Lot To Do and a Long Way To Go!

Progress update - where are we in the process? We thought you would appreciate an update on what is happening since the Regulation 19 Consultations closed in June. The slide below shows where the process goes next. TWBC are now reviewing the submissions organisations,...

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Save Capel’s Regulation 19 responses have been submitted

Save Capel’s Regulation 19 responses have been submitted

Two years ago, almost to the day, the residents of Capel Parish were given the devastating news by the Head of Planning Services at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, that 4,300 houses were being planned to be built in Capel as part of their Draft Local Plan. As a...

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Local election 6th May 2021 – have your say

Local election 6th May 2021 – have your say

There are 19 seats up for grab in the Tunbridge Wells borough election on 6th May. This includes Capel ward where five candidates are standing for the position of Borough Councillor. Save Capel has asked each of them to provide a statement in answer to our...

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Save Capel on Twitter

Interesting that the Inspector still has to ask for so much information on 'Duty to Cooperate' - TWBC knew other Local Plans had failed on this, so surely they should have adopted a belt and braces approach... https://t.co/1AqqVbAVyw
It will be interesting to see whether TWBC has a ‘duty to cooperate’ ace up its sleeve on 29 March. https://t.co/9CpPZGMzqv
Day 2 of the public Local Plan examination. It's certainly worth a listen . We hope that all the Cllrs that voted the draft plan through are now paying attention to what they voted for. https://t.co/5maTYIreei
There is growing voter anger about the 17000+ acres of green space Kent could lose if developers are allowed to take the easy option to build on greenfield instead of brownfield Kent MPs beware! @GregClarkMP #savekentsgreenspaces
https://t.co/QWrOso79gx https://t.co/KiTgM68IBo
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Join @savecapel on Sun 28th. Along with over 27 similar Kent-based similar campaign groups, we are having a Day of Action to highlight the potential loss of far too much of Kent’s green spaces to greedy developers. #Savekentsgreenspaces https://t.co/8ebZYbOYRo
Good to have Keep the East Cliff Green! onboard with the 'Kent Day of Action' on 28th Nov! #savekentsgreenspaces
https://t.co/sgH49c7Jtp

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