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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 …



Lib Dem Win in Southborough North as Conservative Vote Crumbles in Tunbridge Wells

The Conservatives had a dismal day in the local council elections across the Tunbridge Wells Borough and Southborough was no exception. The existing councillor for the Southborough North seat, Conservative Joe Simmons, was defeated by 24 votes. The opposition parties are likely to form a new administration in Tunbridge Wells Borough to replace the Conservatives … Continue reading Lib Dem Win in Southborough North as Conservative Vote Crumbles in Tunbridge Wells Southborough News …



Tunbridge Wells Council Leader calls for “Collaboration” between Parties

After last Thursday’s by-election defeat, the Conservative leader of Tunbridge Wells Council has called for all political parties to work together in collaboration in the interests of the Borough. The Conservative’s 23 council seats are now outnumbered by the 25 seats held by opposition parties. In an interview with Southborough News, Cllr Tom Dawlings (pictured … Continue reading Tunbridge Wells Council Leader calls for “Collaboration” between Parties Southborough News …


Borough Council Defeat for Conservatives in Bidborough ward By-election

The Conservatives grip on power at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has slipped further after their defeat in a by-election on Thursday. Voters in the Speldhurst and Bidborough ward elected the Tunbridge Wells restaurateur, Matthew Sankey (pictured below) from the Tunbridge Wells Alliance Party, who won 50% of the vote. The Conservatives now have 23 seats … Continue reading Borough Council Defeat for Conservatives in Bidborough ward By-election Southborough News …


Tune to 95.5 and 106.7 FM for West Kent Radio

The first community radio station for Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells was officially launched onto the FM waveband on Thursday morning at 10.00am. Station trustee Nigel Peacock said: “Launch day has been fantastic and we’ve been receiving lots of messages of support and requests to the studio and on our social platforms. It’s a great day … Continue reading Tune to 95.5 and 106.7 FM for West Kent Radio Southborough News …


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  • Greg Clark to Contest Next General Election
    by southboroughnews on December 2, 2022 at 12:23 pm

    Greg Clark MP has confirmed that he will be standing again at the next General Election. He was speaking on my West Kent Talking Podcast in which we discussed a big range of topics – from building on green belt land, climate change and cost of living to a private members bill he’s put forward … Continue reading Greg Clark to Contest Next General Election

  • Brooklands School in Pennington Road
    by southboroughnews on November 15, 2022 at 2:21 pm

    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

  • Lib Dem Win in Southborough North as Conservative Vote Crumbles in Tunbridge Wells
    by southboroughnews on May 6, 2022 at 9:20 pm

    The Conservatives had a dismal day in the local council elections across the Tunbridge Wells Borough and Southborough was no exception. The existing councillor for the Southborough North seat, Conservative Joe Simmons, was defeated by 24 votes. The opposition parties are likely to form a new administration in Tunbridge Wells Borough to replace the Conservatives … Continue reading Lib Dem Win in Southborough North as Conservative Vote Crumbles in Tunbridge Wells

  • Tunbridge Wells Council Leader calls for “Collaboration” between Parties
    by southboroughnews on November 29, 2021 at 1:13 pm

    After last Thursday’s by-election defeat, the Conservative leader of Tunbridge Wells Council has called for all political parties to work together in collaboration in the interests of the Borough. The Conservative’s 23 council seats are now outnumbered by the 25 seats held by opposition parties. In an interview with Southborough News, Cllr Tom Dawlings (pictured … Continue reading Tunbridge Wells Council Leader calls for “Collaboration” between Parties

  • Borough Council Defeat for Conservatives in Bidborough ward By-election
    by southboroughnews on November 26, 2021 at 12:19 am

    The Conservatives grip on power at Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has slipped further after their defeat in a by-election on Thursday. Voters in the Speldhurst and Bidborough ward elected the Tunbridge Wells restaurateur, Matthew Sankey (pictured below) from the Tunbridge Wells Alliance Party, who won 50% of the vote. The Conservatives now have 23 seats … Continue reading Borough Council Defeat for Conservatives in Bidborough ward By-election