Tunbridge Wells news

Dispersal order enforced in town

Dispersal order enforced in town

Incidents of dangerous cycling and criminal damage have led police to make a dispersal order across a town centre.

Photographer's death 'non-suspicious'

Photographer's death 'non-suspicious'

Police have released an update after a 30-year-old woman's body was found in woodland.

'Van thief' writes off police car in crash

'Van thief' writes off police car in crash

A suspected thief ploughed into two police cars while trying to evade capture.

The bill for Calverley Square

The bill for Calverley Square

A local authority's failed "vanity project" has still cost council tax-payers £10.6m.

Duo accused of trying to rake in £3m in farm scam

Duo accused of trying to rake in £3m in farm scam

Two men are on trial accused of defrauding almost £3m of taxpayers’ cash in an elaborate countryside scam.

Spuds boss caught with 'drug dealers kit'

Spuds boss caught with 'drug dealers kit'

An entrepreneur who ended up living out of his car has been jailed after being stopped by police.

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Asda fails to meet trolley pledge

Asda fails to meet trolley pledge

A mother was shocked to find a supermarket couldn't provide a specialised disabled trolley for her daughter — despite saying it had one.

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A Bagpuss of fun at store opening

A Bagpuss of fun at store opening

A charity that helps the terminally ill in south eastern Europe has opened a new store in Tunbridge Wells.

Problem bin firm ordered to improve

Problem bin firm ordered to improve

A council has held an emergency meeting after residents' bins weren't collected for week, telling a problem provider "the time for excuses is over".

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'Vicious' attackers caught after car broke down

'Vicious' attackers caught after car broke down

Six men were arrested after officers pulled over to help the occupants of a broken down car and realised they were wanted.

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Missing sisters found

Missing sisters found

Two teenagers who had gone missing from their homes have now been found in Kent.

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Cocaine, weapons and cash seized by police

Cocaine, weapons and cash seized by police

Cocaine and cash have been seized after police officers spotted an extendable baton in a parked car.

Cocaine dealer is jailed

Cocaine dealer is jailed

A cocaine dealer is behind bars after a stop and search was carried out.

'Drug dealer' due in court

'Drug dealer' due in court

A 22-year-old man was arrested and charged after police seized cash, two mobile phones and 37 wraps of cocaine.

Police recover body in search for missing man

Police recover body in search for missing man

Police have called off a search for a man after discovering a body.

Police help distressed woman near station

Police help distressed woman near station

A woman in distress is being helped by police.

It's all about the chat

It's all about the chat

A charity cafe has been supporting the community's mental health with cake and conversation.

Man in court over TK Maxx robbery

Man in court over TK Maxx robbery

Police were swift to arrest two men after a store employee was threatened.

Vandals set off fireworks on train

Vandals set off fireworks on train

A restored 1960's dining car was broken into and damaged by vandals in a 'New Year's party'.

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Inside one of the UK's smallest cinemas

Inside one of the UK's smallest cinemas

What was once an old garage is now a tiny cinema, packed full of vintage movie memorabilia, screening films for the local community to enjoy.

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