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Next Stage of Public Inquiry

Next Stage of Public Inquiry

Dear Supporters Hearings will resume next week, to discuss the Matters, Issues, and Questions (MIQs) that the Inspector has determined following his review of the revised local plan proposed by TWBC and recent consultation responses. The key dates next week are:...

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Inspector Announces Next Stage of Public Inquiry

Inspector Announces Next Stage of Public Inquiry

Dear Supporters In this edition you can find out the latest developments of the local plan inquiry (examination) where the Inspector has announced six days of hearings in June & July (details here), and the results of the local elections in Tunbridge Wells. Stage...

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Local elections 2nd May 2024 – have your say

Local elections 2nd May 2024 – have your say

Dear Supporters Following the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE) review of the number of councillors, wards and ward names for Tunbridge Wells, from May 2024: the number of wards will reduce from 20 to 14 the number of councillors will reduce...

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Four ways you can help us Save Capel

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Make a donation to support the costs of saving Capel

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Annual General Meeting 2024

Annual General Meeting 2024

Dear Members, I hope this update on the AGM finds you well and you have had a good start to 2024. We are currently required to hold an AGM this month (March 2024) at which members can attend and vote on important matters. At a recent meeting of the Save Capel...

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The consultation is over – oh no it isn’t

The consultation is over – oh no it isn’t

The consultation is over - oh no it isn't! The panto season seems to last all year round at TWBC!At midnight on Monday, 26th February 2024 the latest Consultation on TWBC’s Local Plan closed. However, as this newsletter was being drafted, we were advised by the...

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Another Chance To Have Your Say But Will They Listen?

Another Chance To Have Your Say But Will They Listen?

THE CONSULTATION IS OPEN UNTIL FEBRUARY 26th 2024 TWBC have finally responded to the Inspector’s Initial Findings which he sent to them in November 2022 – only 14 months to respond to a letter, really?! You can read more via the link here which then has another link...

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A Happy Capel Christmas! Joyful & Triumphant!

A Happy Capel Christmas! Joyful & Triumphant!

LOCAL PLAN RESPONSE APPROVED BY TWBC FULL COUNCIL – 13/12/2023. It’s taken four and a half years, much hard work, generous donors, great support and a lot of stress and tension, but finally, on Wednesday evening TWBC’s Full Council approved the motion to send the...

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Tudeley set to be saved – an update!

Tudeley set to be saved – an update!

A busy time in the media Following the meeting on the 13th November of the TWBC Cabinet Advisory Board where they unanimously agreed to remove the proposals for Tudeley from the local plan, we have been busy in the various types of media. We wanted to share some of...

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Tudeley set to be saved!

Tudeley set to be saved!

Councillors agree to drop Tudeley Village from local plan… On 13th November, members of the Cabinet Advisory Board unanimously agreed to remove the proposals for Tudeley from the local plan. This is the Council’s response to the Inspector’s initial findings published...

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The Latest “Promises” by TWBC to The Inspector…

The Latest “Promises” by TWBC to The Inspector…

Dear Supporters We hope you had an enjoyable summer and weren’t holding your breath for news about Capel’s future. Further to our last update in July “The Long and Winding Road” it appears that TWBC’s road to an adopted Local Plan continues to get longer, and more...

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The long and winding road

The long and winding road

Happy summertime to all our supporters. Since our last newsletter in mid-May following the Local Election results, there has been little news from TWBC on which to report. But your Executive have not been idle, we continue to monitor progress, or to be more accurate,...

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The local elections

The local elections

Dear Supporters You will have seen that the Conservatives have lost control of more than 40 councils, where more than 1,000 Tory seats have changed hands. They now only have a majority in two councils, Sevenoaks and Dartford, across the whole of Kent. In this edition...

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Archive newsletters

Newsletter 11 – 30/07/20

Newsletter 10 – 19/05/20

Newsletter 9 – 20/03/20

Newsletter 8 – 20/11/19

Newsletter 7 – 22/10/19

Newsletter 6 – 22/09/19

Newsletter 5 – 15/08/19

Newsletter 4– 10/08/19

Newsletter 3 – 06/08/19

Newsletter 2 – 27/07/19

Newsletter 1 – 09/07/19