Improvements to the A21 between Tonbridge and Pembury have moved a step closer with the appointment of a contractor for the upgrades.The £69.7m scheme will be constructed by Balfour Beatty. Advance work is expected to start this autumn with main construction starting in spring 2015.
Millions have bought his records but now comes a chance for fans to get even closer to the King of Rock and Roll.
A dental crown once worn by Elvis Presley will be on show at Hanover House Dental in Tonbridge later this month as part of a tour raising awareness of mouth cancer. Elvis impersonators will also be in the building.
A burglar has been jailed for two years after he stole from an elderly couple who had been helping him with his rehabilitation.
William Robinson had been entrusted to work at the victims’ Tonbridge home on various occasions between 2009 and 2013, but after he was released from a prison sentence in January this year he returned there to steal alcohol.
Robinson, 43, formerly of Speyside, Tonbridge was sentenced at Maidstone Crown Court on 29 April after previously pleading guilty to burglary.
The victims had been introduced to Robinson as he was approaching the end of a prison sentence in HMP Blantyre House in 2009.
A knife-wielding thief, with a history of serious offences, who robbed a jewellery store in Tonbridge with a knife - has today been given a life sentence. But he'll only serve a minimum of five years before he's eligible for parole on licence.
Peter Sanderson from Maidstone was caught after his car was tracked by CCTV. David Johns reports from Maidstone Crown Court, speaking with Det Con Tony Hatcher of Kent Police.
After weeks of disruption to passengers, Network Rail engineers are on track to re-open the full length of the Hastings to Tonbridge railway line to passengers next week.
Three landslips seriously damaged the rail line in early February and earlier this month.
Network Rail had hoped to fully re-open the route in early March, but the Whatlington slip moved again.
Network Rail’s route managing director for Kent, Fiona Taylor, said: “We are confident the line will re-open next week and I would encourage passengers to check before they travel. As soon as it has been proved safe to run trains, we will get things going and we and Southeastern will let you know.”
A body has been found in the water by the Medway Wharf Road, in Tonbridge. Formal identification is yet to take place but Kent Police say it's believed to be that of Kieron Knowlden, who was reported missing on 1 March. The family of the Kieron Knowlden has been informed.
The hunt for missing Tonbridge dad Kieron Knowlden is still ongoing.
Kent Police say they are continuing to search the River Medway in Tonbridge.
The 25-year-old has not been seen since he left Mojo’s Bar, in Barden Road, at about 2am on Saturday, March 1.
Experienced divers and sonar equipment is being used to try and find the father of one, of Forest Grove.
He was last seen wearing a black coat, blue t-shirt, blue jeans and blue and white trainers.
Divers are searching the River Medway for a man who has been missing for a week. Kieron Knowlden, 25, was last seen in the early hours of last Saturday when he left Mojo's bar in Barden Road, Tonbridge. The father-of-one had been on a night out with family and friends.
Leading the investigation, Acting Detective Inspector Kris Eberlein said: ‘We are continuing to search routes from where the last sighting of Kieron was and we have specialist officers conducting a river search in Tonbridge. We have also been assisted by volunteers from Kent Search and Rescue.’
Police officers in Tonbridge are continuing the search for a man who has been reported missing. Kieron Knowlden, 25, was last seen in the early hours of Saturday, March 1, having spent the night socialising with family members. He left Mojo’s bar in Barden Road, Tonbridge at around 2am.
Acting Detective Inspector Kris Eberlein said: ‘Officers are out in the local area distributing leaflets about Kieron to members of the public and we are checking to see whether there are any additional CCTV opportunities from premises which will provide clues to his movements.’
Kieron was last seen wearing a black coat, a blue t-shirt, blue jeans and blue and white trainers. If you can help contact the Tonbridge neighbourhood policing team on 101, quoting incident number 01-1249.
Police are appealing for the public's help in their search for a young man who went missing in Kent.
25-year-old Kieron Knowlden went missing on Saturday 1st March and was last seen in the early hours of the same day.
He has not been seen since he left a bar in Tonbridge and it is thought he was on his way to see his father but he never arrived.
Kieron was wearing a black coat, blue t-shirt and blue jeans when he went missing.
Police are concerned about his whereabouts and anyone with information should contact 101.