It’s a Christmas window wonderland

The winner of this year’s Big Reveal Window Display competition has been announced. Over 2,100 voters chose their favourite retail and hospitality festive window displays across the three areas of The Big Reveal. Many of the local traders flexed their creative muscles and created fantastic festive displays, but there could only be one overall winner. […]

Celebrity presenter announced for Times Business Awards 2024

A BALLROOM legend will be waltzing onto the stage to present the Times Business Awards next year who will be familiar to many of the seven million people who tune into BBC hit Strictly Come Dancing. Professional ballroom and Latin dancer Brendan Cole, will be appearing at the Awards’ seventh outing on March 14, 2024. […]

GingerMay receives B Corp certification

GingerMay, a multi-award-winning agency for integrated B2B tech communications, has announced its B Corp Certification – an achievement that verifies its sustainable values. It joins a global community of businesses that prioritise social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. GingerMay has made a legal commitment to uphold B Corp values, the highest standard a socially […]

Government recognition for local charity

A care co-ordinator for local disability charity Aspens was chosen to mingle with other charity professionals and a Government minister at 10 Downing Street earlier this month, in one of a number of recent events recognising the Pembury-based organisation. Megan Bruce, the Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Transition Coordinator, took up an invitation issued to Aspens […]

Loyalty scheme reaches fundraising milestone early

TN CARD members enjoying themselves at the loyalty scheme’s summer party reached a major fundraising milestone unexpectedly early, thanks to persistent and sustainable fundraising. Since launching three years ago, the shopping and services scheme, which covers Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge and Sevenoaks, has donated £20,000 to its charity partner, West Kent Mind. TN card founder Jess […]

Grants given out in a BID to boost town businesses

LOCAL events and markets have been allocated thousands of pounds worth of grants this year, in a campaign by the RTW Business Improvement District (BID) to increase visitor numbers in town year-round. Following the May 1 deadline for the event and market grants, assessments and decisions were made quickly this year to allow spring events […]

The future is hybrid as local firms adapt to suit and serve employees

A RECENT reader poll conducted by the Times revealed that 89 per cent of people would like to move towards working a four-day week. While the idea is a hit with some staff and employers, the model does not meet the needs of every sector. Last year, the four-day week was put to the test […]

Why not make a night of it?

DINNER bookings have closed for the Times Business Awards, but how about enjoying the night fully by taking advantage of a 20 per cent discount on accommodation at Salomons Estate? An overnight stay is ideal for those who live further afield. With a rail strike planned for March 30, you would no longer need to […]

Shortlist announced for 2023 event

The Times Business Awards 2023 has prompted a deluge of fantastic entrants from across Tunbridge Wells. In fact, in response to the quality of the entries and the range of businesses that applied, five of the categories have been expanded to include four finalists who will be in the running for the awards. This year […]

People behind the scenes play a starring role in staging gala event

the Times Business Awards not only showcases local companies and entrepreneurs every year, but also draws on the services of the business community to stage the event. Behind the scenes, two of the Tunbridge Wells-based business people getting ready for the gala event on March 30 are international photographer David Bartholomew and the team at […]


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