Tunbridge Wells news

Fox cub rescued from sewer

The desperate whimpers of an animal that was trapped after falling down a drain helped save its life.


Police officer commended for bravery

PC Leonora Booth was bitten by a thief’s dog and threatened with a screwdriver part way through training

Nail artist hopes to become Stylist of the Year

A nail technician who has worked with Rita Ora, Maisie Williams and Joanna Lumley is hoping to be win a national award.


Grammar school pupil dies after allergic reaction to chicken

Owen Carey died in London after eating a piece of "grilled chicken"

Crews attend kitchen fire

Two fire engines were sent to a kitchen fire after smoke was seen coming from a two-storey home.

Countess of Wessex visits charity

Sophie, Countess of Wessex, has visited a mental health charity to show her support for its work.

Men arrested for 'attempting to blow up cash machine'

Three men are in custody on suspicion of attempting to cause a gas explosion at a Kent town's post office.

Jackadoodle set for stage debut

Dog set to star in play by award-winning opera director and producer.

Two-vehicle crash near village

Emergency services were called to the scene of a crash near a Kent village this afternoon.

What does £6m buy you in Kent?

This house has gone on sale - and it would set you back the price of 21 average terraced properties in the county. Here's why...


Crash near village

A motorcyclist's been flown hospital after a crash this afternoon.

Car on roof after accident

Delays are clearing on a major town centre road after a car ended up on its roof.

Town centre pub fire

Firefighters were called to a town centre pub after a blaze broke out in the kitchen.

Warning after purse thefts

Police have issued a warning after a spate of purse thefts at a Kent shopping centre.

Jilted ex avoids jail over revenge porn

A jilted boyfriend who sent his ex's new lover an explicit video has avoided jail but is now subject to an indefinite restraining order.


Woman suffers head injury in fall

A woman was airlifted to hospital after suffering a head injury

Woman arrested after town centre stabbing

A woman has been arrested after another was left with a stab wound to her arm.

Four vehicle crash blocks road

Emergency services rushed to the scene of a rush-hour accident.

Police called to 'stabbing' outside butchers

Police were called to the scene of an alleged stabbing in a busy town centre street.

Pets killed in house fire

A heat lamp is believed to have caused a blaze that ripped through a house while the owners were out.

Luxury living at Royal Wells Park

A former hospital has been brought back to life, but at what cost? Ed McConnell goes a long to see what all the fuss is about.

Veteran's daughter sees her hospital petition go to PM

A woman launched a campaign calling for better treatment of those who are dying after recording harrowing pictures of her dad in agony.


Fancy a flat in Tunbridge Wells for £30,000?

You can buy a one-bed flat in Tunbridge Wells for £30,000, but unsurprisingly there's a catch.

Heroin dealer jailed

A heroin dealer who targeted users in a Kent town has been jailed for five years.

'It's completely ripped me apart'

The husband of a woman who died during a botched Caesarian operation has spoken for the first time of his four years of hell.

Arrest after man left with head injuries in fight

A fight resulted in one man being taken to hospital with head injuries and another arrested on suspicion of assault.

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