TonbridgeWells News

Rollercoaster of a week for the weather

Sub-zero temperatures at the weekend...into double figures by Thursday, says Met Office

Male doctor sitting with female patient by window

A campaign is encouraging Kent residents use online resources for prescriptions and appointments


Met Office warns us to prepare for first cold snap of the winter

Aerial view of Tunbridge Wells ice rink

Disappointment for tonight, but rink chiefs insist cold snap tomorrow will mean skating will start then

Police tape

Major police investigation sparked after grim discovery on one of county’s busiest roads

Families fleeing Syria: Pic: Michael McHugh/PA Wire

It compares with 250 people being taken in by Ashford council over the same time frame

Rollercoaster of a week for the weather

Yellow warning issued warning of potential impact of the winds sweeping across the south east

Hever Castle Commando event

Charity event saw all ages take part in a bid to complete the gruelling course

Paul Carter

Opponents insist Tory chief must put up a stronger case for Kent; he insists he is doing all he can

Two men from Gravesend have been charged in connection with burglary offences

Shane Richie will play Dick Whittington

He will be in Dartford on Saturday.


Franchise splashes the cash - hot on the heels of installing digital displays

Cranbrook hub decision

MP delight as work now can push forward to buid new community centre

Kent Police

Stuart Christopher Price was sentenced following an incident on September 10

Do you recongise this man?

Victim left suspect with scratches on his face - and lost her iPhone 4 during the ordeal

Plastic bags

Do you bite the bullet and shell out each time you go to the supermarket? Or do you now have a car boot full of bags? Take part in our quick poll

Burglaries in the borough have dropped by half since MetTrace was introduced in June

Arrests were made in connection to child sex exploitation, gang crime, brothels

Fire crew

The service is looking for the public’s help in determining priorities as government cuts begin to bite

Busy children preparing Halloween decorations

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Ann Barnes, Kent PCC

The panel says that it is concerned that justice has been defeated because of the length of time taken for report to emerge

Neil McKenna

Neil McKenna abused his position as the manager of youth football clubs

Royal Victoria Place.

Public can see plans later this week before planning application is submitted


A butterfly collector found the wasp which has never been seen on Britain’s shores before

Richard Wolvey

The two have been jailed for a total of more than 11 years

Ice skating

Town centre traders and the council are working together to draw in the crowds over the festive period

Scary clown mask costume - police advise all to be 'responsible'

Follows previously reported incidents in Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge

Kent Police

He has been bailed until December 16

Kent Test results are due today

Today’s the day for thousands of parents and children to find out if they are eligible to apply for a grammar school place

Rochester Cathedral

Diocese of Rochester teams up with a number of credit unions to offer affordable loans

County Hall, Maidstone (photo: Arnaud Stephenson)

The council has already trimmed £433 million off its budget over the past five years

The chihuahua was found collapsed.

The RSPCA is appealing for information to find those responsible for the dog’s suffering.

Free childcare up for grabs

Monday, October 5, 2015
Children and a teacher in class

15 hours a week of free childcare and education is available to parents in Kent

The bar after

See before and after pictures here.

American Bald Eagle

Magnificent Helga was last seen flying into the distance from home at Groombridge Place, near Tunbridge Wells

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