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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 pair appeared 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.


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

Campbell was arrested in Chatham.

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.

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.

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