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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 …


Caution And Hope After 80% Drop in Covid-19 Cases in February

The Mayor of Southborough has told residents he remains concerned about vulnerable members of the community just as the coronavirus restrictions are due to be slowly lifted in the coming months. With schools due to reopen on Monday, official figures for Tunbridge Wells Borough show cases in February were 80 per cent lower than January. … Continue reading Caution And Hope After 80% Drop in Covid-19 Cases in February Southborough News …


A Successful Hunt for Our Home’s History

Our Pennington Road house was built in the 1850s and one of the many charms of owning an old house is being able to speculate about what the people who lived here before were really like. At night – on their way up to bed – they slid their hands on the same stair banisters … Continue reading A Successful Hunt for Our Home’s History Southborough News …


Local Covid Cases Fall in January

The closure of schools, hairdressers and other non-essential businesses has produced a 19% drop in Covid-19 cases in Tunbridge Wells Borough in January, compared with December’s record figure of 2,139 positive tests. The weekly case rate trend is down in both Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge, but national restrictions are likely to stay in place for … Continue reading Local Covid Cases Fall in January Southborough News …


Sunday Update: Covid-19 Virus “Out of Control”

All non-essential shops were forced to shut from today in Kent and London after the UK Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, said a new variant Covid-19 virus was “out of control” and it needed to be brought under control. Mr Hancock said it would be very difficult to keep the virus under control until the vaccine … Continue reading Sunday Update: Covid-19 Virus “Out of Control” Southborough News …


Saturday Update: Restrictions Tighten

All non-essential shops are to close from tomorrow in Tunbridge Wells as Kent moves up to even tougher Tier 4 restrictions after the relentlessly increasing tally of Covid-19 cases, which have been reported on this site in recent weeks. Back on November 17th, the rate hit a peak in Tunbridge Wells of 134 per 100,000 population. Fortunately, … Continue reading Saturday Update: Restrictions Tighten Southborough News …


Friday Update: Local Covid-19 Cases are 39% Above England Average

West Kent has been approaching Christmas facing a relentlessly increasing tally of Covid-19 cases, although the weekly case rate in Tunbridge Wells Borough dropped marginally in the latest calculation, according to the very latest figures released on Friday.  Meanwhile, Hastings and the Rother district of Sussex (which includes Ticehurst and borders Kent) is seeing tighter … Continue reading Friday Update: Local Covid-19 Cases are 39% Above England Average Southborough News …


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Tunbridge Wells Lifestyle

  • Top Christmas Gifts 2020
    by Louise on November 27, 2020 at 5:59 pm

    We look at some of the top Christmas Gifts for children younger and older for 2020. Disney frozen and princess fans alike will be truly captivated by some of the offering available this year! We are particularly taken by the Playdate Collection from Frozen 2, including this stunning Nokk! A beautiful representation of the Water The post Top Christmas Gifts 2020 appeared first on Tunbridge Wells Lifestyle.

  • Alternative Advent Calendars 2020
    by Louise on November 22, 2020 at 10:52 am

    With so many different Advent Calendars available for 2020, we take a look at some of our favourites to count down towards Christmas! Vegan’s rejoice! Mummy Megan Advent Calendar (120g RRP £4.99). Packed with delicious, high quality Smoove Moove chocolates; the new Smoove Moove blend combines smooth dairy-free milk chocolate with deliciously creamy dark chocolate The post Alternative Advent Calendars 2020 appeared first on Tunbridge Wells Lifestyle.

  • Stress-free while working from home
    by Louise on October 14, 2020 at 6:37 pm

    We are living in unprecedented times, and one thing to remind ourselves is that anxiety or mood problems are perfectly normal right now. The current climate would test anyone.  ‘Fight or flight’ and our nervous system We are mammals, and we are evolved to constantly monitor our surroundings for threats, take in information from what The post Stress-free while working from home appeared first on Tunbridge Wells Lifestyle.

  • Win a Fantastic Bundle of Ricky Zoom Goodies!
    by Louise on September 24, 2020 at 2:02 pm

    Win a Fantastic Bundle of Ricky Zoom Goodies!  Meet Ricky Zoom! Built for speed, he’s a little red rescue bike who shares his experiences with his loyal Bike Buddies Loop, Scootio and DJ. Together they race around the sports track, try new stunts at the park and zoom into every adventure. The new Ricky Zoom toys The post Win a Fantastic Bundle of Ricky Zoom Goodies! appeared first on Tunbridge Wells Lifestyle.

  • DODONI launches in the UK
    by Louise on September 1, 2020 at 7:08 pm

    Greece’s number one dairy brand DODONI launches traditional Feta and Halloumi in the UK The leading dairy company in Greece, DODONI, have announced their traditionally made, market-leading products will be available widely across the UK for the first time – giving shoppers access to the very best in delicious, authentic Greek cheeses. Foodies can find DODONI’s The post DODONI launches in the UK appeared first on Tunbridge Wells Lifestyle.

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  • Conservative Peter Oakford Wins His County Council Seat by Just 1%
    by southboroughnews on May 7, 2021 at 6:18 pm

    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%

  • Financial Boost for West Kent’s New Community FM Radio Station
    by southboroughnews on May 7, 2021 at 11:15 am

    The planned new West Kent Community Radio is today celebrating after being awarded almost £9,000 in National Lottery funding to buy the FM radio transmitters it needs to be able to launch its service later this year. West Kent Community Radio evolved from Hospital Radio Tunbridge Wells, an established hospital radio service which has been … Continue reading Financial Boost for West Kent’s New Community FM Radio Station

  • Caution And Hope After 80% Drop in Covid-19 Cases in February
    by southboroughnews on March 6, 2021 at 4:20 pm

    The Mayor of Southborough has told residents he remains concerned about vulnerable members of the community just as the coronavirus restrictions are due to be slowly lifted in the coming months. With schools due to reopen on Monday, official figures for Tunbridge Wells Borough show cases in February were 80 per cent lower than January. … Continue reading Caution And Hope After 80% Drop in Covid-19 Cases in February

  • Southborough in the 1940s Remembered
    by southboroughnews on March 5, 2021 at 12:27 pm

    I had such a great response to my recent blog on the history of our home and what it was like to live in Southborough in the 1940s that I have posted here a 20 minute film of Monica Farrier’s visit and what she recalled so vividly. She recounts moving from Sheffield Road to Speldhurst … Continue reading Southborough in the 1940s Remembered

  • A Successful Hunt for Our Home’s History
    by southboroughnews on February 7, 2021 at 9:25 pm

    Our Pennington Road house was built in the 1850s and one of the many charms of owning an old house is being able to speculate about what the people who lived here before were really like. At night – on their way up to bed – they slid their hands on the same stair banisters … Continue reading A Successful Hunt for Our Home’s History