Don’t miss your chance to be a Times Business Award sponsor

THE TIMES Business Awards is returning in 2024 to find the best businesses in and around Tunbridge Wells – and local companies now have the chance to sponsor an awards category. The seventh edition of the annual awards ceremony promises to be another showstopper, with two new categories and former Strictly star-turned-business entrepreneur Brendan Cole […]

RTW Civic Society call for Council action to save local heritage site

Paul Avis, Chair of the Civic Society tells the Times that TWBC risks missing a ‘unique opportunity’ for an invaluable cultural destination in the town… Last week, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council (TWBC) listed 9 & 10 Crescent Road and the adjoining public car park for sale. The Royal Tunbridge Wells Civic Society (The Civic Society) […]

Best of Burgundy: celebrating the timeless appeal of a classic Chablis

This week, local wine retailer Paul Adams of Fine Wines of Mayfield, who also has a new shop located in Royal Victoria Place, raises a glass to a French favourite… ‘Chablis is a wine that takes you on a journey through the limestone and flint of its terroir’ somebody once said. One of the great […]

Get a pizza the action and a true taste of Italy at this new Tunbridge Wells pizzeria…

Napulè Pizza on Mount Ephraim is a new Italian eatery and takeaway that’s offering a genuine selection of delicious classic Italian street food. Eileen Leahy finds out more… Pizzas are one of the most popular takeaway choices, but let’s face it, the majority of the offerings from the big pizza chains are hardly authentic. Cheese-filled […]

Embrace R.A.I.N and wash stress away

In her regular feature, Times wellbeing guide Lucy Parker, from Flow Tunbridge Wells, explores the unique benefits of the R.A.I.N technique to support your mental health… Have you been looking for a simple trick to help keep you calm whenever you feel overwhelmed or begin to question unhelpful thoughts or feelings? You could try adopting […]

Beacon Academy students travel to Berlin for lessons of German culture and history

Beacon Academy students of GCSE German enjoyed an immersive trip to Berlin over the half-term holidays.  The students in Years 10 and 11 spent an action-packed five days improving their German, exploring Berlin and visiting important historical and cultural landmarks in and around the city, including the Brandenburg Gate, the open-air East Side Art Gallery […]

Turning an old-fashioned quiz into digital reality

Local entrepreneur Adrian Conroy has recently launched a free daily online game. Named QIZU – the out of order quiz – follows the publication of his new quiz book, First Born. Adrian teamed up with leading Tunbridge Wells digital marketing agency Bayhall to build QIZU. Adrian exclusively told the Times: “I’m really grateful to Jon […]

Get away from it all…

This month Bloom Stays, Kent’s specialist high-end holiday home agency tell us about some of their luxury rentals, which are perfect pads for a winter break or festive celebration “The stars are insane!” So said one of our most recent reviews before adding: “And we just loved that, apart from the Shepherds Hut (of course) […]

Bijou bistro

A new restaurant in Cranbrook, run by a husband-and-wife duo promises seasonal plates of food with flavours inspired by travels across the world. The Cloudberry recently opened its doors for guests to experience a regularly changing menu, in an intimate dining setting. SO magazine discovers more about this charming culinary spot… Set in a Georgian […]


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