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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.


Ex-parish council chairman jailed for abusing boy in hotel

Pervert Christopher Worrall has been jailed for seven years

A former parish council chairman who booked a hotel room to abuse a teenage boy has been locked up after grooming him on Facebook.

Cash stolen from hospital vending machine

Police have released CCTV images of two men they want to speak to after money was stolen from a hospital vending machine.


Black cats becoming unwanted in Kent

Many black cats are overlooked by prospective owners due to superstitions

The RSPCA is appealing for the public to re-home a black cat after statistics show that 94 percent of them are overlooked because of their colour.


Tons of summer fun for kids

If you are looking for things to entertain the kids this summer holiday then events being held at parks in Tunbridge Wells could be the answer

A range of fun events are being organised for children during the school summer holidays in Kent.

Flower festival success

Ann Dale and Lynda Wardle at the Flower festival in aid or Burrswood Christian Hospital

A church has hosted its first ever flow festival in aid of a local hospital and achieved great success raising £8,000.

Free singing lessons for children this summer

Children in West Kent can experience the fun and friendship of singing in a choir at free sessions to be held during the summer holidays

Free singing sessions from children across Kent have been organised throughout the school summer holidays.

Drug dealer jailed after hiding heroin in pants

Ajah Stracchan has been jailed after hiding heroin in his pants

A man who hid heroin and crack cocaine worth almost £1,000 in his pants has been jailed.


Last call for concerns over new flight path

The Tunbridge Wells Action Group is concerned that the proposal document is full of jargon and is intimidating

A campaign group is urging residents to provide their comment on a proposal for a new flight path into Gatwick Airport.

Gymnastics academy in Kent offering brand new classes

Next Dimension Gymnastic Academy (NDGA) in Tunbridge Wells is running gymnastics classes every Tuesday from 8pm-9pm

If watching the Commonwealth Games has inspired you to take part in sport, a gymnastics club in Kent is offering the perfect place to start.

Lucky escape for family after mirror fire

Amelia Taylor, her family, and boyfriend Santiago Pilgrim returned from their holiday in Switzerland to find this burn on a window frame

A family have returned from a week-long holiday to find a mirror had reflected the sun and burnt a huge hole in their window frame.

Three boys arrested over 'gunpoint' robbery bid

Police have made an arrest. Stock picture.

Police investigating an alleged gunpoint hold-up on two teenagers have arrested three boys.

Tunbridge Wells parks given prestigious green flags

Dunorlan Park has been recognised as one of the best in the UK

Three parks in Tunbridge Wells have been recognised as some of the best in the UK after flying a prestigious green flag for another year.

Signalling problems causing delays for passengers

Southeastern train. Picture: Matthew Walker

Signalling problems on the train lines are causing problems for passengers this morning.

Elderly woman struck by a car

The ambulance came about 90 minutes late. Stock picture.

Police were called after an elderly woman was hit by a car earlier today.

Add a touch of sparkle to your special day

The stalls at the Wedding Fayre will range from cakes and sparkly accessories to themed cars and dresses

A wedding fayre due to be held in Kent could provide you with something special to make your big day even more magical.

Prince Phillip's visit to Kent

The Duke of Edinburgh visited Bowles to celebrate its 50th birthday

The Duke of Edinburgh visited Kent this week to attend the 50th anniversary of a charity.

X Factor star looking for back up

Marcus Collins will be performing at the Assembly Hall Theatre in Tunbridge Wells this September

A former X Factor contestant is coming to Kent.. and is looking for local talent to support him during his show.

Investigation begins in to reappearing sinkhole

A pothole had initially been repaired, but it has since collapsed in on itself Picture: Nathan Kelsey

An investgiation has begun into a sinkhole that reappeared...only hours after being repaired.


Demolition work continues at cinema site

The building was demolished in 2014. Picture: Matthew Walker

Demolition work has started on a derelict cinema site that has been an eye sore for local residents for over 10 years.

Marines make their way across Britain

Mayor of Tunbridge Wells, Councillor Julian Stanyer meets members of Her Majesty's Royal Marines as they do a baton handover on their 1664 Challenge which brings them to the borough

A group of six marine commandos who are taking part in an a challenge to celebrate the force's 350th anniversary were met by the Mayor.

Pervert behind bars after waging hate campaign on teen lover

Timothy Fuller has been jailed after having under-age sex

A pervert who repeatedly harassed a girl after having under-age sex with her has been jailed for six years.

Swimmer siblings from Kent go globetrotting

Siblings Thomas and Anna Leman both travelled to the land of their mother for the 2014 Championats De Belgique Natation (Belgian Age Group Championships).

Two siblings from Kent have travelled the world to compete in a swimming championship.

School's out - time for summer fun

Next Dimension Gymnastic Academy (NDGA) in Tunbridge Wells is running gymnastics classes every Tuesday from 8pm-9pm

A local academy is offering tons of summer fun for children during the school holidays.

Family's anger at war hero's death in 'barbaric' hospital

War hero Frank Foster in the Tunbridge Wells Hospital shortly before his death. Picture: SWNS.com

A family who claim a dying war veteran was "stripped of his dignity" in hospital have released horrendous images of him naked in his own waste.

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