Schubert concert to deliver authentic experience with historic instruments

Tunbridge Wells is set to welcome an intimate concert celebrating the music and repertoire of renowned Austrian compose Franz Schubert and his friend Franz Paul Lachner on March 24. The 3pm concert will be performed by horn virtuoso Ursula Paludan Monberg, soprano Kate Semmens and the fortepiano-playing Steven Devine in the music room at Waterdown […]

Cathy Newman and Liz Earle amongst latest authors announced for TW Lit Fest

Whether it’s Cathy Newman sharing stories of inspiring women, Liz Earle offering her secrets to a happier life, or Simon James Green reminding us of the powerful potential of storytelling, TW Lit Fest has an event to offer readers of every generation, celebrating the list of lessons that can be learnt in each new novel. […]

Speldhurst pitch plans must be rejected says Parish Council

AS PREVIOUSLY reported in the Times, Langton Green Community Sports Association (LGCSA) has submitted a planning application to Tunbridge Wells Borough Council (TWBC) for the creation of a new floodlit all-weather playing surface on the land next to Langton Green Recreation Centre. Despite many comments being left in favour of the application on the TWBC […]

Nine cars left ‘stranded’ after pothole blowout on Frant Road

A major pothole on Frant Road, just south of Tangier Lane, resulted in nine cars being left ‘stranded’ on the roadside on the evening of February 14. Affected driver Jutta Wrobel explained that following her car ‘smashing down the hole’ around 5.45pm, she noticed there was a problem and pulled up further down the road […]

Amelia exhibition shows the power of girls today

A moving and powerful photography exhibition about childhood, hope and fear has opened at The Amelia Scott. Being Inbetween features the work of award-winning photographer Carolyn Mendelsohn and contains 90 images of young girls aged between 9 and 13 from across the UK. The images are being shown in the South East for the first […]

KentRelief continues Ukraine support two years into the war

Almost two years since Russia invaded Ukraine, KentRelief Tunbridge Wells is continuing to provide vital support both for Ukrainians living in the Borough and those at home on the frontline. The charity, which is based at the TN2 Community Centre in Sherwood, regularly sends aid out to Ukraine, working with local and international partners to […]

Council to launch public consultation for ‘VISION 2040’ town centre plan

TUNBRIDGE Wells Borough Council is holding a public consultation period for residents to have their say on the drafted long-term plan for the town centre, named VISION 2040. The Council has been working in partnership with organisations and residents to develop a strategy for the future of Royal Tunbridge Wells town centre to help create […]

Pantiles seafood restaurant awarded two AA Rosettes

LOCAL seafood restaurant, The Old Fishmarket, located on The Pantiles, has announced that it has been awarded two AA Rosettes. The popular Sankey’s restaurant celebrated its tenth year in business back in September. As well as the venue on The Pantiles, the seafood specialists also run a Seafood Kitchen and Bar on Mount Ephraim and […]

Nourish Annual Review reports busiest year in the charity’s history

LAST week, Nourish Community Foodbank published its Annual Review for the financial year 2022-2023, which highlighted a sharp increase in referral numbers, meaning it was the charity’s busiest year ever. The local charity, which operates from a unit on the Tunbridge Wells North Farm Industrial Estate, has clients referred to it by over 200 frontline […]


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