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Centenary event welcomed hundreds of guests

Hillview School for Girls Poppy Fashion Show

A special community event held to commemorate the centenary of the First World War welcomed over 300 guests this week.

Animal hit by a car causing chaos

The teen was arrested yesterday.

Motorists are experiencing long delays this morning after a deer was hit by a car in the rush-hour traffic.

Newsagent burgled during the night

Police were called to the scene. Stock picture

Money was reportedly stolen during a late-night burglary at a newsagent in Kent last night.

Sausage manufacturer donates to charity

Gen Geary from debbie&andrew’s and Emma Longstaff, Emily Brown, Sonja Lawrence and Sam Harris from Build Africa

A sausage manufacturer in the county has donated nearly £3,000 to a charity supporting children and families in Africa.

Pub named community hero

The Cross Keys pub has been recognised for its work towards making the venue a focal point for families and children

A pub that has become a focal point for families and children has received an award for its place in the community.

Legacy exhibition launches in Kent

The exhibition is a collection of mementoes and artefacts, loaned by people throughout the South East

An exhibition aimed at raising the awareness of the problems ex-servicemen and women face is being launched in Kent.

Flooding after heavy rain

Nevill Street in Tunbridge Wells is also under inches of water. Picture: @Kent_999s

Motorists are wading through inches of water this morning after heavy rain throughout the night.

Gymnastics academy receives sponsorship

Students at the NDGA in Tunbridge Wells

A gymnastics academy in Kent has received sponsorship from local businesses and a college.

Man charged over drug dealing

The teen was arrested yesterday.

Kent Police has charged a man after he was arrested on suspicion of drug dealing in Tunbridge Wells yesterday.

Two women arrested after incident

The teen was arrested yesterday.

Two women have been arrested after a group of police cars attended an incident in Tunbridge Wells this evening.

Plans for £1.47 million theatre refurbishment agreed

The venue could be transformed into a new £25 million theatre similar to the Marlowe in Canterbury

A major Kent theatre will get a new lease of life ahead of possible plans to build a new one altogether.

Stroke unit receives generous donation

The stroke unit staff with Beryl Wright

The stroke unit at a hospital in Kent has received a cheque for over £2,000 from a local club.

Baby boom for Kent clinic

The SEFC is responsible for the birth of 1,200 babies

A fertility clinic in Kent has been revealed as being responsible for the birth of over 1,000 babies.

Arrest after bank window smashed

The window of Natwest in Tunbridge Wells was smashed

A woman has been arrested after a window of a NatWest branch was smashed last week.

Attempted robbery sparks police appeal

The teen was arrested yesterday.

Police are appealing for information after a man threatened a shopkeeper with a pen knife.

New mobile app for shoppers

The Stamp It app is being used in Tunbridge Wells

A new mobile phone application developed by a Kent resident allows shoppers to find parking, exclusive deals and discounts near-by.

Two cars and a van collide

The scene of the accident. Picture: @zac_barber

Police and ambulance crews attended an accident between a van and two vehicles yesterday evening.

Rocking tribute band will arrive in Kent

Letz Zep will be performing at the Trinity Theatre next month

A tribute band that has performed across the world will be making its way to Kent next month.

Horticultural expert visits Kent

Jim's clients include Her Majesty The Queen

Members of the public will have the opportunity to pick the brains of a horticultural experts whose clients include The Queen.

Multi-million pound school development

An artist's impression of what the development would look like

A grammar school in Kent has submitted plans for a new multi-million pound development on its grounds.

Southborough development moves forward

The Southborough hub development has moved one step forward

The development of the Southborough Hub has taken a giant step forward this week.

Bank window smashed

The window of Natwest in Tunbridge Wells was smashed

The window of a NatWest branch in Kent has been smashed with a rock, police are now investigating.

Back to University for Kent lawyers

Staff at Thomson Snell & Passmore will welcome a leading law academic

Lawyers at a firm in Kent will welcome a leading law academic next week.

Christmas attraction tickets 'promptly' refunded

Father Christmas World 2015 was due to open, but plans have been scrapped

A Christmas attraction that had its planning application refused has said tickets will be refunded as soon as possible.

Kent's first ever white-collar boxing show

Fighters from a range of different companies in Kent participated

An iconic theatre in Kent has played host to the county's first ever white-collar, corporate boxing event.

Youth jailed after robbing OAP

Police arrested a man on suspicion of stealing the car. Stock image

A teen has been jailed after a 91-year-old woman's wrist was broken in a violent robbery - just so he could steal money to "have a good time".

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