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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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Four ways you can help us Save Capel

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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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Save Capel lobbies Cabinet Advisory Board members

Save Capel lobbies Cabinet Advisory Board members

Ahead of the Planning and Transportation Cabinet Advisory Board meeting on January 11th, Save Capel has written to the 11 members of the board urging them not to recommend the draft Pre Submission Local Plan to Cabinet. This is the first of three councillor meetings...

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Poundbury: Is it all it’s cracked up to be?

Poundbury: Is it all it’s cracked up to be?

Poundbury, the dream of Prince Charles, is claimed by Hadlow Estate to be the main inspiration behind the Tudeley development.   Weird or wonderfully idyllic, just like Marmite, you will either love it or loathe it. Poundbury is served by two A-roads and easy...

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Save Capel on Twitter

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
Mark 28 Nov in your diary. We will be releasing details soon about what @SaveCapel is doing to mark the Day of Action @KentsGreenSpace to highlight the developer feeding frenzy of Kents precious green spaces #savekentsgreenspaces https://t.co/myr0hh3Nzb
1 of 2 So, @TWellsCouncil has submitted its Local Plan for national inspection - including over 600 acres of prime agricultural green belt land proposed for development in Capel alone https://t.co/Nboy7oxBrh
What if @TWellsCouncil took this idea onboard? Instead of destroying the boroughs valuable Greenbelt there are many brownfield opportunities in town crying out to be repurposed. https://t.co/wjzWENCzCU

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