Tunbridge Wells News

Brooklands School in Pennington Road

A reader of Southborough News has highlighted the importance of Brooklands School in the rich history of Pennington Road. The school was in Doon Brae – a large house (rear of it pictured below) which was demolished in the 1970s to make way for the new Doon Brae close and the current 13 and 15 … Continue reading Brooklands School in Pennington Road Southborough News …

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Conservative Peter Oakford Wins His County Council Seat by Just 1%

The Kent County Council seat of Tunbridge Wells North – which includes Southborough – has been won by the Conservatives, with Peter Oakford narrowly holding his seat by just 80 votes, after many voters switched from the Liberal Democrats to Labour. The Conservative lead over Labour was 35% to 34%, with an increased turnout from … Continue reading Conservative Peter Oakford Wins His County Council Seat by Just 1% Southborough News …