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New leader and mayor elected

26 May 2021
New leader and mayor elected

It is all change as a new leader of Tunbridge Wells Borough Council and a new mayor have been elected.

Sports bar replaces notorious nightclub

25 May 2021
Sports bar replaces notorious nightclub

A nightclub, which had its licence suspended after a murder nearby, has been transformed into a bar offering sports, games and brunch.

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Council leader steps down

24 May 2021
Council leader steps down

The leader of Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has resigned.

Fears centre's walkway is causing people to fall over

24 May 2021
Fears centre's walkway is causing people to fall over

A 61-year-old woman who had been diagnosed with breast cancer was forced to delay vital reconstruction surgery after breaking her elbow.

Abandoned mice ready to be re-homed

20 May 2021
Abandoned mice ready to be re-homed

An ever-expanding group of abandoned mice found in woodland are ready to be re-homed.

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Music room bar and restaurant could Covid test punters

17 May 2021
Music room bar and restaurant could Covid test punters

The team behind a transformation of a town's Pizza Express into a music event venue revealed their plan to re-introduce 'the nightclub experience'.

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'Everyone wants pubs back, but parents need this'

17 May 2021
'Everyone wants pubs back, but parents need this'

A soft play centre which fought tooth and nail for its survival during the pandemic is delighted to be filled with screaming children once again.

'I could see great sadness and distress'

14 May 2021
'I could see great sadness and distress'

A teenager who suffered the devastating loss of both of his parents, within a year, has seen £10,000 pour in for his unique challenge.

Meet county's fox rescuers

13 May 2021
Meet county's fox rescuers

The Fox Project began life 30 years ago and now treats more than 1,000 foxes every year.

The curious case of the stolen 6ft Cyberman

11 May 2021
The curious case of the stolen 6ft Cyberman

A life-sized figure of a Doctor Who villain has been stolen from outside his owners’ house.

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Pupils recognised in competition

10 May 2021
Pupils recognised in competition

Three students from two schools in Kent have been named runners-up in an international children's competition.

'It gives men somewhere to open up'

10 May 2021
'It gives men somewhere to open up'

At the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, we speak to a man who has set up a group where men can share their struggles.

Festival cancelled for second successive year

07 May 2021
Festival cancelled for second successive year

Plans for the Maidstone River Festival have sunk for the second year in a row due to the pandemic.

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Woman hurls abuse at taxi driver

07 May 2021
Woman hurls abuse at taxi driver

A taxi driver has been subjected to a foul-mouthed rant by a woman outside a train station.

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'I refuse to pay ridiculous £700 parking fine'

07 May 2021
'I refuse to pay ridiculous £700 parking fine'

A man is facing a £700 bill after refusing to pay the fine his daughter received two minutes before she paid for her parking.

Police seize bike as part of clampdown

06 May 2021
Police seize bike as part of clampdown

A motorbike has been seized by police after they discovered its owner had no licence.

Scouts lose £50,000 on new building

30 April 2021
Scouts lose £50,000 on new building

A scout group is devastated after the firm constructing their new HQ collapsed with building work barely started.

Council defends skate park facilities

29 April 2021
Council defends skate park facilities

A council says they don't currently have plans to build any more large skate parks in the area despite a fresh appeal for a new one for Sheerness.

Cheryl announces back garden gig

29 April 2021
Cheryl announces back garden gig

A member of Bucks Fizz is selling tickets for a gig in her back garden in Kent for just under £150.

Fisherman catches 500lb shark

27 April 2021
Fisherman catches 500lb shark

A fisherman from Kent has caught a huge shark after a battle to reel it into his boat.

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