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Explorer and presenter will hold book signing this month

Steve Backshall will be signing copies of his book in Tunbridge Wells

A presenter and exlporer who has released a new novel will be signing copies at a Waterstones bookstore in Kent.

Paralysed former race driver opens exhibition

Roger Pedrick also unveiled an exhibition at the Trinity Theatre last year

A race driver who broke his neck and was left paralysed after an accident at a race track in Kent has opened his own art exhibition.

Charities across Kent receive donation from Kent Police

Kent Police Headquarters

A group of charities have been selected by police officers to receive a donation from the Kent Police property fund.

Hundreds of homes arriving in town

Computer generated images of what homes in the development will look like

A development bringing over 500 new homes to Kent has raised concerns over potential congestion issues in the local area.

New sauce brand making its way into stores

There are currently three different Bis Bas sauces available

A range of home-made sauces are making their way into independent retailers across the county.

Fallen tree causing delays

A tree that has fallen in Tunbridge Wells is causing delays for motorists.

Kent housebuilder receives £10m investment

Tonbridge developer Millwood Designer Homes Ltd has sealed a £10m investment deal managed by law firm Cripps, who have offices at Kings Hill and Tunbridge Wells

A Kent-based housebuilder has sealed a £10m investment deal with the help of a local law firm.

Child porn pervert walks free

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

A pervert who downloaded thousands of child sex abuse images has been spared jail time.

Man rescued from fire after night out

The man fell asleep whilst cooking food after returning from a night out

A man who fell asleep cooking after a night out was rescued from a fire in his flat.

First local resident to die in World War One remembered

William Vidler was the first local resident to die in the First World War

A plaque has been unveiled remembering the first local resident to be killed in World War One.

Pan causes kitchen fire

Fire crews were called to the home in Tunbridge Wells after a chip pan fryer set alight

A pan that was stored above a hob has caught alight causing a kitchen fire.

Media agency recognised as youth-friendly business

Zoodikers based in Tunbridge Wells awarded the Gold Standard by Youth Employment UK

A PR and social media agency has been awarded in recognition of its friendliness towards local young people.

Kent girl competing in British Transplant Games for third year

Sophia with her twin brother Alexander who is also a keen swimmer

An 11-year-old girl from Kent who had a heart transplant at just four months old is competing in her third British Transplant Games.

Pub landlord has jail time cut after glassing drinker

Matthew Liles ran the Crystal Palace Inn in Tunbridge Wells

A pub landlord who glassed a drinker with a champagne flute has had his jail term cut by top judges.


Crosses laid to commemorate war dead

The ceremony at the war memorial on Monday night. Picture by Antony Rowse

Around 200 people gathered in the dark for a service to record the start of the First World War.

Car club set to open in town

A car club allowing motorists to hire out a vehicle is set to open in Tunbridge Wells

A car club, allowing motorists to hire out vehicles from anywhere between 30 minutes to a whole day, is set to open in Kent.

Crowds admire newly renovated village war memorial

There was a good attendance at the unveiling ceremony for Goudhurst's newly restored war memorial.

Teenage boy charged for robberies

The case was heard at Maidstone Magistrates' Court

A teenage boy has been arrested and charged with two robberies that occured in Kent.

Man airlifted to hospital after falling from roof

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance was scrambled. Stock picture.

A man who slipped and fell from a roof in Kent was airlifted to hospital in London.

Nuffield Health acquires new Virgin Active club

The most frequents users of the gym have been revealed. Stock picture

Nuffield health have acquired a new Virgin Active Health Club site in Kent offering health and fitness services.

Violent thief jailed after attacking man in his own home

Luke Page has been jailed for nearly ten years after attacking a man in his own home

A thief has been jailed after fracturing a man's eye socket and breaking his ribs when he robbed his home.

Charity bank's regional lending boost

Charity Bank is seeking to double the help it gives to Kent and South East charities

An Kent based ethical bank is looking to double the number of charities it helps across the county by offering loans over £2 million.

Author crafts with local children

Clara's new book, I Heart Holidays, gives parents and children fun ideas for the summer holidays

An author has visited a bookstore in Kent to promote her new book and inspire parents and children to do new fun things during the holidays.

Barn blaze took firefighters seven hours to put out

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture.

A fire that broke out in a barn last night destroyed the whole structure and 10 tonnes of logs after flames spread.

World War One exhibition opened in Kent

Baroness Emerton with museum staff, Mayor and Mayoress and Mr Peter W Blackwell JP Deputy Lieutenant

A new exhibition marking the centenary of the start of the First World War has been opened in Kent.

Hop Farm festival founder's music ban

Vince Power, organiser of the original Hop Farm Festival

A well known Hop Farm Music Festival founder and promoter has been banned from playing live music by the High Court.

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