Tunbridge Wells news

Appeal after sex festival death

Police investigating the death of a man at a festival campsite are not treating it as suspicious.

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Unexplained death at sex festival site

A screenshot from Flamefest's website

A man has died and a woman was found unconscious at a campsite which hosted a "kink rave" festival at the weekend.

Body found in woodland

Woodland at Modest Corner. Picture: Google Maps

The body of a man in his 20s has been found in woodland near a Kent town.

Hundreds set to turn out for 'sex festival'

A screenshot from Flamefest's website

Residents are worried about a kinky festival set to be held in woodland near their homes this weekend.

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Masked knifeman jailed for double stabbing

Deon Awodeyi. Picture: Kent Police

A teenager who knifed two men in a gang-related street fight has been locked up.

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Teen 'raped and sexually assaulted four women'

One of the alleged incidents happened in woodland in Harmony Street, Rusthall

A teenager launched a series of sex attacks against four young women over a four-month period, a rape trial has been told.

That's it, says author after third book in trilogy

Author Mark Oldfield

Author tells how difficult it is to say goodbye to characters he created.

Dispersal order in town centre

The Pantiles in Tunbridge Wells. Stock Picture.

More than 200 people were moved on and cannabis was seized while a dispersal order was in place in a town centre.

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Man in custody following burglary charge

Stock picture.

A man is set to appear at court after being charged with burglary.

Pensioner treated by paramedics after crashing car into house

Firefighters were called to the scene. Stock picture.

Firefighters were called out after a pensioner crashed a car into the side of a house.

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Suspected teenage drug dealer charged

Stock image

Police officers have arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of possessing drugs with intent to supply.

Woman assaulted ex police commander

Rosie Smith

A mother has been convicted of crashing a motorbike into a car being driven by a former senior police official and assaulting him.

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House closed by police

The house has been sealed. Picture: Kent Police

Police have sealed off a house after persistent anti-social behaviour and drugs issues.

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Class As and cash seized from van

Stock image of cocaine being cut

Police stopped a van in Tunbridge Wells and discovered £2,500, cocaine and tablets.

Bridge works completed

Picture: Geograph.org.uk

A bridge which has been closed to traffic since January will reopen today after work by Kent County Council finished ahead of schedule.

Dozens denied access to debate on new theatre

Many people had to wait outside the Town Hall because it was full

As many as 50 protestors were unable to get into a council meeting about a controversial new theatre because the chamber was full.

Car crashes into brick wall

Jarvis drove at police officers. Stock image

Emergency services were called after an early morning crash.

Rat-infested Shepherd Neame hotel fined £160,000

Inspectors found 300 droppings at the hotel. Picture: Thinkstock Image Library

A prestigious venue run by Britain's oldest brewer has been found guilty of failing to meet basic food hygiene standards.

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Police seize four lorry loads of goods

A man has been arrested. Stock image

A man has been arrested after tens of thousands of bottles of wine, and flat screen televisions, were seized by police from two warehouses.

Dealer setenced after being caught with drug haul

Fagert Voja was sentenced to three years in prison after he admitted two charges of supplying Class A drugs at Maidstone Crown Court. Picture: Kent Police

A drug dealer has been jailed for three years after being caught red handed with cocaine and hundreds of pounds in cash.

Homes flooded as storms hit Kent

Paul Darby took this stunning photo of Herne Bay clock tower

Dozens of homes and businesses were flooded and a leisure centre shut as storms hit Kent in the early hours of the morning.

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Man cut from vehicle after crash

Firefighters using cutting gear. Stock image

Fire crews used specialist equipment to free a man following a crash on a main road.

Plans unveiled for former cinema site

The former ABC Cinema became a 'grot spot' of the town before the building was demolished

Plans have been submitted to redevelop the site of a former cinema which was demolished three years ago.

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Teenager charged following drugs raids

Police stock image

Drugs warrants were carried out earlier this week.

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Mystery big bangs ring out across town

The bangs were heard across Tunbridge Wells

Residents have been left mystified after a trio of loud bangs sounded out across the town last night.

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Man kicked and stamped on outside pub

The Sussex Arms in the Pantiles

A man suffered serious injuries after being set upon outside a pub in an up-market area of Kent.

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