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London Ballet Company perform at Royal Victoria Place

Tickets for the show went on sale this week and are available from the concierge desk in Royal Victoria Place

Members of The London Ballet Company and local schoolchildren will perform in a special event commemorating the First World War.

Kent Police Property Fund donates to charity

Chief Inspector Dave Pate, presenting a cheque to Mental Health Resource chairman Len Horwood

A scheme that distributes money made from the sale of items seized in police operations has donated to a charity in Kent.

Council unveils first solar panels

The decision to refuse a new solar park has been appealed. Stock picture

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has unveiled its first solar panels installed on the roof of a sports centre.

Local papercut art travels abroad

The Wetherspoon's Opera House in Mount Pleasant Road

Two artists from Kent who spend hours carefully, and skillfully creating unique pieces have had international interest in their work.

Man jailed after 'ferocious' attacks

Jordan Copper violently assaulted two people in Tunbridge Wells

A man from Kent has been put behind bars after viciously assaulting two people in an unprovoked attack.

Fiveways construction begins next week

Construction work on the Fiveways piazza began in September

It has been announced that construction work regenerating the Fiveways piazza will begin next week.

'Grot spot' empty cinema nears end of demolition

The old doctor's surgery on the southern side of the site was demolished earlier this year

Demolition work being carried out on a former cinema that has been an eyesore for Kent residents for years is nearing an end.


Company directors take part in ice bucket challenge

MD Mark Kempster took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge in aid of Motor Neuron Disease

Three directors of a Kent-based company have taken part in an 'unlimited' ice bucket challenge.

Job fair offers local vacancies

A job fair will be held at the Assembly Hall Theatre

People in Kent who are searching for work can seek advice and information at a job fair being held next week.


Kent Friends group receives grant

The Friends of Barnett’s Wood have received almost £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund ‘Awards for All’ scheme

A local group in Kent working to improve a local nature reserve have received thousands of pounds from the Big Lottery Fund.

Circus magic arrives in town

A family circus that has been touring for nearly 200 years has brought traditional acts and splashes of magic to Kent this week.

Kent dancers awarded company places

Hattie Lewis, 11 and Owen Horsford, 12 were awarded places with the National Youth Ballet

Two dancers from Kent have been awarded places with dance companies after impressing judges during a competition.


YESSS branches offer support to armed forces

Members of staff at the Yesss electrical branch in Tunbridge Wells sign the giant good luck card

Branches of an electrical retailer across the country have been showing their support for a British Armed Forces sporting team.

Grab yourself an allotment in Kent

Allotments are now available for the public

A variety of vacant allotment plots are up for grabs in Kent and the council is offering its help to get you started.

Newborn baby makes a 'mess' during photoshoot

Ted all cleaned up

A newborn baby has left quite the mark on his proud father after doing something unexpected during a professional photo-shoot.


Tickets sold for Christmas venue... before planning approval

Tickets went on sale earlier this month ahead of the attraction receiving planning permission

A new multi-million pound Christmas venue in Kent is to start selling tickets - ahead of the attraction receiving planning approval.


Touring the past

Sir David Lionel Salomons driving one of his cars

The Salomons Estate in Tunbridge Wells will be offering free tours to members of the public this month.

Signalling problems causing delays

Cleaners on Southeastern and Southern trains may go on strike. Stock image.

Signalling problems are delaying Southeastern passengers across Kent this morning.

Cooking the Books for local charity

Breast Cancer Kent is based in Maidstone

A book sale is being held to raise money for a local breast cancer charity that is trying to provide hospitals with new diagnostic technology.

Kent community groups shortlisted for funding

Four Tunbridge Wells groups have been shortlisted for the Lloyds Bank Community Fund

Several community groups in Kent have been shortlisted for the Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2014.

Saturday night show causes surge in sport participation

Students at the NDGA in Tunbridge Wells

A new Saturday night TV show where celebrities take part in a gymnastic competition has caused a surge of interest in the sport across Kent.

Council launches littering crackdown

Litter. Stock pic

A new scheme has been introduced allowing specialist members of staff to issue fines up to £80 to people caught littering or letting their dogs foul.

Car club starts in town

Members of the public will be able to hire out the Toyota Aygos from Tuesday

A scheme set up allowing residents to hire a car for short or long distance journeys has been launched by the council.

Couple reunited with wedding car 40 years on

Zoe Snell and her husband Terry used the car on their wedding day almost 40 years ago

A woman from Kent surprised her husband on their wedding anniversary with the classic car they were carried in on their special day.

Firms fined after worker falls from roof

Canterbury magistrates' court. Picture: Tony Flashman

Two building firms have been fined thousands after a worker broke bones in a "completely avoidable" fall.


Honeymoon couple 'thought they were going to die' in turbulence nightmare

Lucy and David Westbrooke had a terrifying start to married life when their Easyjet flight his turbulence. Picture: David Westbrooke

Kent newlyweds faced a "terrifying" ordeal when their plane hit turbulence on their honeymoon flight, throwing crew and passengers around the cabin.

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