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Country life at the Castle

A variety of craftspeople will be showing off their work at Hever Castle

Enjoy arts and crafts and relax in the grounds of the iconic Hever Castle during a special event being held this month.

Local innovator succeeds with eco-idea

Aurora Australis Ltd. has been shortlisted by RBS in a national search for new ‘green’ ideas

A company in Kent has been shortlisted for a RBS scheme that could potentially fund and develop any new ideas it produces.

Mayor cooks a crumble

The Mayor, Cllr Sasha Luck, enjoying a slice of home baked bread with the ‘bakers’ at the ‘Grow, Cook and Eat’ session

The Mayor of Tonbridge and Malling has cooked up a storm with local youngsters.

Dame Kelly Holmes teams up with Southeastern

Dame Kelly Holmes

Dame Kelly Holmes has teamed up with Southeastern to help youngsters across Kent improve their skills.

Jump on board for the Dragon Boat Race

Dragon boats at a KM Dragon Boat Race and Family Fun Day at last year's event in Mote Park

A charity in Kent that will be taking place in this year's Dragon Boat Race is still recruiting members for its team.

Brothers run in memory of brave sister

Greg and Ben Cohen will run the half marathon

Two brothers from Kent are preparing to run a half-marathon in memory of their step-sister who passed away after a long battle with illness.

NHS screening van breaks down

The screening van has broken down in the Angel Centre car park

A NHS breast screening van has broken down in Kent meaning patients with appointments are having to reschedule.


Craft and design in a sumptuous setting

Over 200 British craftspeople will be displaying their inspirational work

A show celebrating its 30th anniversary is set to return to Kent this month showcasing work and produce from over 200 craftspeople.

Kent Canoe Club wins marathon

Tonbridge racers Peter Ford (front) and Lenny Clark (back) Photo credit: Phil Caisley

A canoe club from Kent has triumphed and reclaimed a trophy in a marathon race.

Medieval fair returns to Kent

A Jester entertains at Tonbridge Castle

A well-known medieval fair will return to Kent for its seventh year bringing with it a host of 15th century activities.

Concert for anniversary of twinning

The Judd School will host a concert to celebrate the twinning of Tonbridge and Heusenstamm

A free concert is being held at a school in Kent to mark the 30th anniversary of the twinning with a German town.

Royal Mail office trials new opening hours

Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells delivery offices to trial new opening hours

A Royal Mail delivery office in Kent is set to trial new opening hours aimed at making package collection easier for customers.

Firefighters tackle car blaze

A car was on fire in a driveway in Hectorage Road, Tonbridge. Picture: Sean_McGuire_

Firefighters were called to extinguish a car on fire in Kent this afternoon.

Teen charged with drug offences

The police helicopter was launched. Stock picture by Chris Davey

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with possessing cannabis with intent to supply.

Armed police arrest man after 'pair threatened at gunpoint'

Officers have charged two men. Stock picture

A man has been arrested by armed police and charged after reports a pair were being threatened at gunpoint.

Fallen tree closes road

Drivers should approach the area with caution. Stock image

Kent Highways have closed Vines Lane in Hildenborough because of a fallen tree.

Baseball club receives generous donation

The Tonbridge Baseball Club received a £300 donation

A baseball club in Kent has received a donation from a fund aimed at helping local groups and teams.

Free summer concerts march into town

The Band of the Corps of Royal Engineers serenades the crowd at Tonbridge Castle

People in Kent have enjoyed the first in a series of free summer concerts being held this month.

Kitchen fire starts while man sleeps

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

Firefighters were called to a fire in a home in Tonbridge where a man needed treatment after breathing in smoke.

Hop Farm founder claims legal action is ‘vindictive’

Vince Power, organiser of the original Hop Farm Festival

Hop Farm Festival founder labels music licensing company that won legal action against him, stopping him from playing live music, "vindictive".

Woman hospitalised after crash

The ambulance came about 90 minutes late. Stock picture.

A woman was taken to hospital after being involved in a crash with a lorry.

kmfm street party comes to town

The KMFK Right Up Your Street party brought a bouncy castle, face painting, balloon fun and an ice cream van to Brook Street

A kmfm street party full of ice cream, face painting, dancing and singing welcomed students from a local theatre school to the fun.

Businessman commended at London awards

Steve Hale of the engineering firm Crofton has been highly commended in the Achiever of the Year category at the Constructing Excellence Awards

A businessman from Kent has been recognised for his leadership, commitment and dedication to his profession at a prestigious London awards ceremony.

New electoral registration system

Information about electoral registration will been sent to households. Stock picture

Residents have been sent a letter explaining a new electoral registration system that is in place this year.

Environment Agency introduces new flood wardens

Sevenoaks District Council has awarding grants for residents and businesses that suffered during flooding last winter

A team of dedicated flood wardens has been set up by the Environment Agency in an attempt to organise the County's response to flooding.

Haysden Country Park raises Green Flag

The Green Flag is displayed with pride at Haysden Country Park by: Volunteers, Tonbridge and Malling officers and, far right Borough Councillors Peter Bolt and David Cure

A Green Flag awarded to a Country Park in Kent for its green spaces has been raised for another year.

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