Tunbridge Wells News


A man in his 70s was given oxygen and passed to the care of paramedics

Transport secretary Chris Grayling wants the publicly-owned Network Rail to share responsibility for running the tracks with private train operating companies

In some areas, visibility is set to be reduced to less than 100 metres

Vince Maple has been one of a number of campaigners calling for the maximum stake on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals to be reduced

Southeastern bosses said the Key would make commuting across Kent “easier, quicker, sturdier and more secure”

Surrey Police said the 24-year-old woman has been held on suspicion of assisting an offender following the death of Robyn Mercer

The Department for Education called projections by teaching unions “irresponsible scaremongering” but schools chiefs in the county have thrown their weight behind the figures

Police have confirmed it is investigating a number of child abuse allegations within Kent football.

Officers across Kent will be breathalysing drivers at every opportunity

Proposals for route are currently out for consultation which closes later this month

It comes after length queues at airport and ferry terminal controls this week

The Faversham and Mid Kent MP is calling for the introduction of a fresh seasonal agricultutrual workers scheme

Ministers have faced fresh accusations that they had no strategy for leaving the EU

Emergency services are on the scene

Cash will also be spent on upgrading two of the county’s most dangerous roads: the A252 and A290

It will include changes to some key commuter routes and alterations to Sunday services

Figures just released show a full breakdown of statistics for 2015 with big rises apparent despite the problems caused by the likes of Operation Stack

Met Office warns of plunging temperatures in the south east, with icy nights and chilly days

The Tunbridge Wells Hospital-based service is supported by three councils in the county

It is estimated horticulture employs more than 80,000 seasonal workers and this will increase to 95,000 by 2021

The firm reached an agreement with union to relocate its direct motor claims customer operations team

James Austin lashed out when being arrested in Hawkhurst earlier this year

John Simmonds says KCC was hoping to be offered an increased tax precept or early access to the Better Care Fund

Work Routes is a scheme tasked with getting more than 5,000 people back into employment

It has also been revealed that some 40 schools across the county began the academic year without a head teacher

Restorative Justice focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with victims

The pair stole money from charity boxes as part of a string of burglaries

Motorists have been advised to use alternative routes

Kent is also set for strong winds of up to 50mph

The government is appealing against a High Court decision saying parliamentary approval must be sought

Delayed passengers received £2.2million from the company

But most of us are likely to miss it, say the experts...and it won’t last for long

A consultation between the business and the union representing the employees is underway

The Independent Police Complaints Commission revealed 842 complaints were made in the county in 2015/16 compared to 1,187 in 2014/15

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