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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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.


Young entrepreneur from Kent plans to take brand worldwide

Lucie Brassington is the founder and owner of her brand, Miss Photogenic

A young entrepreneur from Kent has had her products partnered with huge retailers across the UK and now wants her brand in stores across the world.

Man flown to hospital after accident

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance

A man's been airlifted to hospital with head and leg injuries after a crash.

Dementia buddy scheme takes off

Serina Gurung with the Trust’s Dementia Buddy co-ordinator Natalie Emerick

An NHS scheme looking for members of the public to volunteer their time to helping patients with dementia has got off to a good start.

Artworks from Kent loaned to Tate Britain

Old Bright The Postman, George Smart, 1830

Artworks from a gallery in Kent are being loaned to Tate Britain for a brand new exhibition.

Woman 'burnt' in lightning strike

The moment lightning strikes at Tunbridge Wells. Picture: Susannah

A woman was thrown from her bed after a lightning strike in last night's storms - while a man was forced to smother flames with a towel.


Former army major who lost everything through gambling to swim channel

Justyn Larcombe gambled away £750,000 and lost his wife and kids, he now has his life back on track and wants to help others in his situation

A man who gambled away £750,000 and lost everything he cared about has worked for years to regain his family and home.


Brand new care home closer to opening

Children from years six and seven at Barnardo's Meadows School, Josh (12), Cameron (10) and Joanito (11) with school principal Mike Price accepting a cheque for £500 to purchase outdoor activity equipment for the school

A new care home has moved one step closer to opening its doors after the completion of its marketing suite.

Parade of volunteers give school a makeover

The team from Liberty Property Trust UK at the Quest School

A large group of local volunteers have come together to give a specialist school for children with autism a completely makeover.

Kent man climbs the legal ladder

Jonathan Smithers - a partner in prominent Tunbridge Wells' law firm CooperBurnett - has been elected Vice President of The Law Society of England and Wales

A man from Kent has been elected vice president of The Law Society of England and Wales and plans to continue his climb up the legal ladder.

Teenager jailed after stabbing passenger in the neck

17-year-old Jack Hutchinson has been jailed after stabbing another passenger on a train after he refused to give him a cigarette

A judge has lifted reporting restrictions banning a teenager's identity after he stabbed a passenger in the neck for refusing to give him a cigarette.

Pervert jailed after sex with 15-year-old girl

The case was heard at Maidstone Crown Court

A pervent has been jailed after having sex with a teenage girl that he met on Facebook.

Some-fin to tell your mates - the £1m fish that DIDN'T get away

The group of girls from Oxford Brookes University were on a reunion weekend in Cornwall when they discovered the endangered species

A group of university friends hauled a £1m fish from the ocean during a kayaking trip in Cornwall.


Kent teachers are feeling festive

A life-size polar bear was available for viewing at the special event in Tunbridge Wells

Teachers from across Kent have been captivated by a new seasonal learning experience introduced to them.

Packaging company sealed the deal

UK packaging manufacturer, Plastique, forms a brighter future with help from BGF investment

A packaging manufacturer has high hopes for its future after receiving a £5m investment aimed at helping the company grow.

Talented schoolboy wins national writing award

Liz Pichon, Hansraj and Sarah Stenning from Explore Learning and the National Young Writer's Award

A ten-year-old schoolboy has won a national award for his writing skills, and now is planning his first book.

On-street parking charges could be scrapped

Tunbridge Wells High Street

The proposal for on-street parking charges is causing controversy among local residents and shop owners.

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