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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.

Cupcakes for the Mayor

The Mayor ices the cakes at Summer Activate

Children part of a Summer Activate programme welcomed the Mayor of Tonbridge and Malling to their cupcake workshop.

Are false widow spiders attacking in Tonbridge?

The bite as shown on Twitter. Picture: @tpokerface

Two women have suffered bites in a week thought to be from false widow spiders.


Man bailed after police officer struck down in 'hit and run'

The scene of the collision, on London Road

The driver charged with GBH with intent after a police officer was struck by a car has been bailed.

Vehicle overturned on A228

Picture: @MrMartinMorrish

Motorists have been stuck in queues after a trailer overturned on a busy road.

Industrial light sparks fire at sports hall

Fire crews raced to the scene. Stock pic

Firefighters believe an industrial light was the cause of a fire at a sports hall in Brook Street, Tonbridge.

Hundreds of wagging tails at dog show in Kent

Benjie the Border Terrier

Hundreds of dogs and their owners took part in a diverse dog show in Kent with one impersonating Lady GaGa...

Kent legal firm helps footwear brand launch in UK

Legal firm Cripps has helped young, chic Parisian footwear brand Bobbies launch in the UK.

A Kent based legal firm has helped a Parisian footwear brand branch into stores across the UK.

Hit and run police officer recovering well in hospital

The crime scene in Larkfield where a police officer was injured in a hit-and-run

A police officer from Kent who was seriously injured in a hit and run is recovering well in hospital and has been visited by many of his colleagues.

Kent MP launches formal inquiry into arms exports

Sir John Stanley

A senior MP has requested more information from the Foreign Secretary and Prime Minister on arms exports to Russia and launched a formal inquiry.

Medieval training and fun for children this summer

Knights in training learn how to prepare and protect armour and discover the best way to arm and disarm their master before battle at Hever Castle

Children can receive medieval training and experience what it was like to be a Knight or Princess of the Realm this summer.

Tonbridge country park given prestigious green flag

The cats were abandoed in Haysden Country Park

A country park in Tonbridge has been recognised as one of the best in the UK after receiving a prestigious green flag.

International volunteers help out at country park

Members of the Rotary Club of Tonbridge along with staff from Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council with the exchange students as they get ready to start work at Haysden Country Park

A group of exchange students have taken part in a range of activities at a country park in Kent.

Kent recruit sails through navy training

Steve Valentine, from Tonbridge, sailed through his navy training

A man from Kent has excelled in his 10 week intensive training course for the navy in Cornwall.

Tonbridge judo star going for gold

Jemima Yeats-Brown

A young judo hopeful will kick off her Commonwealth campaign tomorrow after last-minute call up.

Swim safe this summer

tmactive, which operates Larkfield Leisure Centre, the Angel Centre and Tonbridge Swimming Pool on behalf of Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council, is offering a range of swimming lessons

Children are being offered lessons at local swimming pools to improve their skills and keep them safe in the water this summer.

Man charged over drug offences in park

Officers have charged two men. Stock picture

A man from Kent has been charged with posessing cannabis after being arrested in a local park.

Kent musicians perform at local music festival

The Kings Hill Music Festival was held on Saturday, July, 12 and welcomed a range of local acts

A Kent singer and band have performed at a local music festival this summer and now are looking for their next challenges.

Summer concerts coming to town

Tonbridge Castle will welcome a set of free summer concerts in August

Music lovers are invited to summer concerts that will be held on every Sunday in August.

Kent's heritage brought to life

The blue plaque commemorating Eliza Acton at The Priory, Bordyke, Tonbridge

A scheme aimed at bringing parts of Kent's heritage to life has unveiled a blue plaque commemorating an important person in the county's history.

Kent care home wins national award

Quality of Care Winner 2014

A care provider in Kent has been presented with a national award for its services to Dementia and Alzheimer's sufferers.

Broken down train causing delays

Cleaners on Southeastern and Southern trains may go on strike. Stock image.

A train that has broken down on the track is causing delays for passengers.

Kent man tackles 100 mile challenge

Tim Kiddell successfully managed to run 85 continuous miles in 26 hours in aid of Latin Link

A man who aimed to run 100 continuous miles in 24 hours has completed his attempt at the gruelling challenge.

Schoolgirls bag bronze medal

The 11 girls from Hillview School in Tonbridge, won a bronze medal at the Dance World Cup in Portugal

A group of schoolgirls have received a bronze medal for their performance in an international dance competition.

Bank robber jailed after blowing up cash machine is former BBC actor

Gary Smith has been jailed after being part of a gang that blew up a cash machine and stole £19,000

A man who has been jailed after blowing up a cash machine claims he left a life of crime after finding God.

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