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FTSE 250 group Galliford Try wins A 38m construction contract to...
A company based in London with revenues of 1.5 billion has been chosen as the preferred bidder for a 38m construction contract to build 220 apartments for older and vulnerable people in Kent.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Pub 'mocks' Glasgow police chopper crash by advertising...
The shameful sign was spotted outside the Red Lion pub in Wadhurst, East Sussex, just over a week after nine people were killed in the crash A pub has sparked outrage by appearing to mock the Glasgow police chopper crash by advertising itself as "100% helicopter proof".
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Birthing centre 'dialogue sought'
It follows a campaign for Crowborough Birthing Centre, which closed for four days because of staff shortages in Sussex, to be run from Kent.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
'Singing on prescription' for lung disorder
Around the world an estimated 64 million people are struggling to breathe on a daily basis.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Tonbridge medic Dr Andrew Taylor of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells...
A Tonbridge medic has returned from the Philippines where he has been working around the clock to treat people affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Researchers urge earlier HIV testing
Last week, to coincide with World Aids Day and National HIV Testing Week, a series of mobile clinics around the region offered help and advice to raise awareness of the importance of early testing for HIV.
Wateringbury and Teston in line for further delays if Hermitage Lane building goes ahead
Every morning during the rush-hour there are long delays on the A26, through Wateringbury and Teston - not so much caused by traffic entering Maidstone, but by vehicles going out of town towards Paddock Wood, Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
ThamesMotor updated Italian heavyweight Alfa Romeo has arrived in...
Italian heavyweight Alfa Romeo has arrived in Tunbridge Wells at Thames Motor Group - the only dealership in the town selling these elegant works of art on wheels.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
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MP backs plans to widen A21 and improve safety
Earlier this week the Conservative MP for Tunbridge Wells Greg Clark said changes were necessary to prevent further deaths after a cyclist was killed in Robertsbridge.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Man 'stabbed with needle' near eye on Tunbridge Wells Common
A man on crutches has been stabbed near the eye with what is believed to have been a needle on Tunbridge Wells Common.
Highways Agency officer killed as he helped with an accident on the M25
A HIGHWAYS Agency officer from Gravesend was mowed down after a driver lost control going round a bend on the M25 , an inquest has heard.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Hope for demolished building flats
Council officials say it could be possible to save some of the flats in an east London building being partially demolished after cracks appeared.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Electrician had microwave plugged in before electrocution, inquest told
Jurors return verdict of accidental death at inquest into electrician Philip Dodd, from Horley, who was fatally electrocuted while working on a staff microwave at Marks & Spencer in Tunbridge Wells An electrician who was electrocuted while repairing a microwave at a Marks & Spencer shop had the appliance plugged in, an inquest has heard.
A great way to celebrate 100 years
One hunded years of life well-lived! That's what two members of a Longridge family celebrated at a special party.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Tie Rack store in Tunbridge Wells to close as retailer shuts all 44 UK stores
The owner of Tie Rack will begin closing its remaining 44 stores across the country - including one in Kent - from tomorrow, putting 200 jobs at risk.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Thousands of Kent street lights to be switched off overnight to save cash... and the environment
More than half of Kent's street lights are being switched off in an attempt to save money and the environment.
iPad stolen in Tunbridge Wells recovered after being tracked via GPS to Lewisham in London
The victim activated the tracking device they had installed on the iPad, and contacted Kent Police with its whereabouts after it was stolen from Church Road, between November 11 and 12. Detectives from Tonbridge police station seized the tablet, which was packaged up and appeared to be ready to be posted abroad, at an address in Lewisham.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Meet Africa's Oprah: Why Mosunmola 'Mo' Abudu wants to ...
The Hammersmith-born presenter has had Hillary Clinton and Christine Lagarde on her show and built up a successful TV empire from scratch Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
Parish council elections too costly for most voters
A controversial by-election for a seat on Tovil Parish Council generated a bill of almost 3,000, but costs can vary considerably.