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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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Four 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 campaign

Is TWBC in denial? The Local Plan interviews…

Is TWBC in denial? The Local Plan interviews…

Dear Supporters, TWBC has released an initial statement in response to the Inspector’s findings, saying “The Council will consider all of the points raised by the inspector before making decision on how to progress the Plan to adoption”. Save Capel wrote to the...

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The Inspector’s Report Is In!

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...

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Tired of Waiting??!!

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...

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AGM 2022 – Update for members

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...

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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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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