Tunbridge Wells news

Milk, bread and eggs stolen from doorsteps

Milk, bread and eggs stolen from doorsteps

Several residents in one town say they have been targeted by thieves stealing groceries from their doorstep deliveries.

Rail worker kept lost £15k ring despite appeal

Rail worker kept lost £15k ring despite appeal

A Southeastern employee who kept a lost £15,000 engagement ring despite an extensive appeal has been convicted of theft.

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Borough council elects new Mayor

Borough council elects new Mayor

During a virtual meeting of councillors, a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor have been elected in one borough.

Calls for vote of no confidence in council leader

Calls for vote of no confidence in council leader

Opposition parties have signed an open letter calling for the leader of a borough council to step down.

The only Kent McDonald's open but not serving breakfast

The only Kent McDonald's open but not serving breakfast

You can order a McMuffin or hash brown from all restaurants which have reopened in Kent now, except one.

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Arrest over charity shop damage

Arrest over charity shop damage

The suspect remains in custody after being arrested in connection with incidents at a number of premises in the county.

Discarded camp fire starts woodland blaze

Discarded camp fire starts woodland blaze

Embers from the unattended fire spread to trees and wooden seating before firefighters came to put the flames out.

School reopens after confirmed case of Covid-19

School reopens after confirmed case of Covid-19

Children in some class bubbles have been invited back to a primary school which closed after a member of staff tested positive for coronavirus.

Dead animals discovered in sealed boxes

Dead animals discovered in sealed boxes

The bodies of 10 pets - including three dogs still with their beds - were found dumped in a country lane.

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Man jailed for historic child sex crimes

Man jailed for historic child sex crimes

Accusations of abuse which came to light almost two decades later have led to a sex offender being jailed.

Club's signing videos are a hit

Club's signing videos are a hit

Another unnecessarily elaborate football club signing video from Southern Counties East side Rusthall has gone viral.

'Pioneering' female editor's forgotten grave restored

'Pioneering' female editor's forgotten grave restored

The first female editor of a national newspaper has been commemorated with a plaque on her grave.

Dealer caught supplying drugs in shopping centre car park

Dealer caught supplying drugs in shopping centre car park

A 23-year-old man has been jailed after he was caught dealing cannabis and cocaine from a multi-storey car park.

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Officer and two police staff investigated after teen's death

Officer and two police staff investigated after teen's death

A police officer and two members of police staff are being investigated following the death of a teenage boy.

Missing man is found after search

Missing man is found after search

A 73-year-old man was reported missing from his home and police have issued an update.

Spate of attacks at Hospices of Hope charity shops

Spate of attacks at Hospices of Hope charity shops

Police are appealing for information after reports windows have been smashed at several stores run by a charity.

Burglars steal car from driveway

Burglars steal car from driveway

The intruders forced their way into a house before taking jewellery and car keys.

Time on your hands? Give croquet a go

Time on your hands? Give croquet a go

Royal Tunbridge Wells Croquet Club are to host an introduction to the sport for potential new members this month.

Inquest opens into death of grandfather found near home

Inquest opens into death of grandfather found near home

After a major search for a missing 58-year-old man lasting more than two weeks, a body was discovered by a member of the public.

Photographer launches doorstep project in memory of husband

Photographer launches doorstep project in memory of husband

A photographer is using her skills in lockdown to capture family memories from doorsteps while raising money for a charity close to her heart.

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