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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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PM says he will protect our vital green belt

PM says he will protect our vital green belt

At Prime Minister's Questions on March 3rd, 2021, Boris Johnson was asked whether he would support Dudley Council and its Mayor, Andy Street in their drive to reduce building on the green belt. His response seemed to suggest his support for building on brownfield land...

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The clock is ticking!

The clock is ticking!

The Save Capel Executive has been organising to prepare for the Regulation 19 Consultations which will run from March 26th to May 21st. We are focusing on the key areas of our challenge to TWBC regarding their proposals for Tudeley Village and East Capel. There is a...

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Sing along with Save Capel – Passport to Monaco

Sing along with Save Capel – Passport to Monaco

Long term Capel resident, John Nimmo, and his music producer colleague, Ian Rosam, have written a song designed to highlight the impact of Tunbridge Wells Borough Council’s (TWBC) plans to build thousands of houses in the Parish.  For many years, John has been an...

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The disproportional impact on CApel

The disproportional impact on CApel

On Wednesday, February 3rd, the Full Council of TWBC met to consider a resolution to approve submitting the Pre-Submission Local Plan (PSLP) to go forward for Regulation 19 Consultation. 46 Councillors attended; one was missing due to illness. After a long discussion,...

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Tonbridge Councillors share their support for Save Capel

Tonbridge Councillors share their support for Save Capel

In our effort to identify the concerns of our neighbours in Tonbridge and Malling (T&M) – c35% of all Save Capel Supporters live in Tonbridge – we are engaging with T&M Borough Councillors whose wards border on Capel Parish Council. The Tonbridge and Malling...

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Stop Overdevelopment of Paddock Wood

Stop Overdevelopment of Paddock Wood

Save Capel has been liaising with a number of other groups challenging Tunbridge Wells Borough Council’s draft Local Plan. One of those groups, Stop Overdevelopment of Paddock Wood, is directly linked to the plans for East Capel, and we wanted to draw your attention...

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TWBC Cabinet passes draft Pre-Submission Local Plan

TWBC Cabinet passes draft Pre-Submission Local Plan

Last Thursday (January 21st) saw the second of three council meetings in the process to approve the Pre-submission version of the Local Plan, ahead of being issued for consultation known as Regulation 19.There was no doubt that this meeting of the Tunbridge Wells...

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The Tudeley Delivery Plan spins into view

The Tudeley Delivery Plan spins into view

Back in October 2020, when Hadlow Estate held an exhibition of its 'masterplan' we highlighted some major issues with what the organisation had, or more specifically, hadn't presented. Some months on, the estate has published the next version of its plan; referred to...

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Cabinet Advisory Board Signs off Pre-Submission Plan

Cabinet Advisory Board Signs off Pre-Submission Plan

On January 11th, the draft version of the Pre-Submission Local Plan was put to the Planning and Transportation Cabinet Advisory Board (PTCAB), to ask them to vote on whether it should be put to Cabinet for approval on January 21st. This is ahead of full Council review...

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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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