Home   Tonbridge   News

Tonbridge news

Arrests made after cannabis worth £34k seized

Cannabis was seized after raids in Tonbridge.

Four people have been arrested after police seized cannabis worth £34,000 in raids on two homes.

Image released in hunt for burglar

Police believe this man can help with their enquiries into a burglary in Five Oak Green.

Police are appealing for help in tracking down a man who stole a car, a tablet computer, a handbag and a smartphone.

Man revived by medics after collapsing at leisure centre

Police and ambulances outside the Angel Centre in Tonbridge.

A man who collapsed at a leisure centre has been taken to hospital in a "very serious condition" after being resuscitated by medics.

Large price tag for short stay in Rapunzel tower

Holidaymakers can now book up a short stay in the Hadlow Tower

Holidaymakers can now book a break at a real-life Rapunzel tower in Kent - but it will set you back more than a stay in The Ritz.

Bank card thief targets elderly woman

Police are looking for a man after a woman has £100 taken from her bank account

A bank card stolen from a woman in her 80s was used to buy about £100 of goods, police have revealed.

1

Heroic bus driver not stumped by large falling tree

A "hero" bus driver slammed the brakes on just in time as a tree fell on Tudeley Road between Tonbridge and Paddock Wood

A heroic driver has been praised after slamming on his brakes as a tree crashed down just inches in front of his double decker bus.

12

Appeal launched after power tools 'stolen'

Police are asking the public for help in identifying the owners of stolen tools.

Officers arrested two men on Friday, but they have seince been released pending further investigation.

Thieves snatch pensioners' purses

Police are hunting for two women after purses were stolen in Tonbridge.

Police have released CCTV images in their hunt for two women.

One injured after crash in Bough Beech

Stock image.

A rural road is partially blocked and traffic is building after a crash on Saturday morning

Quick thinking girl kicks out at stranger

Stock picture

Police have launched an investigation after a stranger tried to put his arm around a young girl before she kicked him and ran off.

5

Tonbridge man facing court over drug charge

Stock picture

Police have seized what they believe is heroin and crack cocaine following an arrest earlier this week.

Brothers sentenced over £60,000 cannabis factory

Inside the Tonbridge cannabis factory

Two brothers have been sentenced after dozens of cannabis plants were found growing in a converted industrial unit.

Man's terrifying ordeal in late-night car hijacking

Justin Tottle

Three people barged their way into a student's vehicle and forced him to drive them to get drugs in an "absolutely terrifying" ordeal.

14

Young mother jailed for racist attack

Chloe Glew was jailed at Maidstone Crown Court

A mother who hurled vile racist abuse at a woman and kicked her on the ground has been locked up.

51

Motorists' fury as pothole opens on A21

A pothole. Library image.

Motorists have taken to social media to complain after a pothole caused damage to their cars.

4

Man charged after being arrested with a knuckle-duster

The accident happened last night. Stock image

A man has been charged with possession of an offensive weapon in a public place.

'Despicable' distraction burglar jailed

Treeby captured on one of his victim's CCTV

A serial fraudster who stole hundreds of pounds from vulnerable pensioners has been jailed.

9

Donations in Lara's memory could save thousands of lives

Lara Calthrop, 19, died on December 29.

Donations made in memory of a 19-year-old who took her own life will help a suicide hotline field more than 2,000 calls from those in need.

Thousands raised for adored Lara who 'walked into the darkness'

Lara Calthrop, 19, died on December 29.

A family has paid a loving tribute for a teenager who died just days after Christmas.

1

Robbers repeatedly punch victim

One man has been arrested.

A man was repeatedly hit in the head before his mobile phone and bank card were swiped from him in a robbery.

Rescue charity staff wept at sight of neglected pony

Saroo was found dumped and starving in a field in Erith

A 15-year-old Shetland pony was found starving, thirsty and covered in thousands of seed pods after being abandoned by her owner.

7

Two die as car hits tree

The incident happened on Staplehurst Road, Marden. Picture: Google

Crash detectives are looking into the deaths of two people after their car smashed into a tree.

2

Person killed after being hit by train

Lara died after being struck by a train in Hildenborough

A busy railway line came to a standstill after a person was struck by a train and killed.

Man flown to hospital after crash

Kent Air Ambulance. Stock photo

A man in his 80s is in a serious condition after he was airlifted to hospital following a crash.

Footage of Kent man's escalator slide fail goes viral

Friend James Gower (@_Gower) has had his video shared by thousands

Video of a tipsy tube escalator slide going wrong has been shared by thousands.

17

Delays as car blocks road following crash

Drivers should expect delays

A two-vehicle collision has left a key road partially obstructed.

Close This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.Learn More