Stay up to date with the latest news and updates from Save Capel
Please keep up to date with our latest news shown below. Save Capel are also very active in the press – take a look at our recent press coverage.
The Inspector’s Report Is In!
The summit is in sight... ...but we still need to climb the final ascent to plant the flag in it!! Dear Supporters Last night the Examining Inspector Mr Birkinshaw published his Initial Findings on the Examination of the Tunbridge Wells Borough Local Plan. You...
Tired of Waiting??!!
Dear Supporters, Our apologies for the radio silence since the Local Plan Examination Hearings concluded in mid-July. The only reason is that we have had no significant news to share with you. At the end of the Hearings the Inspector indicated that his initial...
AGM 2022 – Update for members
Dear Members, I hope this update on the AGM finds you well and you have enjoyed the Summer. We are currently required to hold an AGM in September at which members can attend and vote on important matters. At a recent meeting of the Save Capel Executive it was proposed...
Five ways you can help us Save Capel
Sign our petition to show the strength of resistance to the plans for Capel
Pledge your financial support to help fund the most critical stage of our campaign
Make a donation to support the costs of saving Capel
Become a member and have your say in our camapign
Buy our exclusive Tudeley Tea
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...
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....
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,...
Has it all gone quiet over there? No it hasn’t, we still have that mountain to climb!
After the frantic work to get our Reg19 submission in, you may have thought we've all taken a holiday - fat chance, even if we could! There is still a lot of work going on behind the scenes. We are analysing the excellent responses many of you, and others, have made....
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...
Getting through the maze – the “how to” guide for Regulation 19 representations
With the consultation into Tunbridge Wells Borough Council’s Draft Local Plan now open, and set to run until 5pm on June 4th, Save Capel has created guides designed to help you make your submission and have your voice heard. Save Capel has been working alongside Capel...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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