A bronze statue of one of the South East's most famous Olympians is causing controversy as local residents say it looks nothing like her.
A-levels will be completely abandoned by a school in Kent in favour of another set of qualifications
Roads Minister Greg Clark gives the go ahead for development work to start on the widening of the A21 in Kent.
A man is due to appear in court later this month in connection with an incident which closed Tonbridge High Street on 8 August 2012.
Kevin Branagan aged 21, from Whitehall Road in Aghagallon, Northern Ireland, was charged on the 4th January 2013 with aggravated vehicle taking and five other road traffic offences.
He has been bailed to appear before Sevenoaks Magistrates Court on 30th January. The charges Mr Branagan faces are:
- Aggravated vehicle taking & dangerous driving
- Driving a motor vehicle while failing to wear a seat belt
- Using a handheld mobile phone/device while driving
- Failing to provide a specimen for analysis
- Driving a motor vehicle otherwise than in accordance with a licence
- Using a vehicle without third party insurance
More than 1,000 people took to the streets of Tonbridge today for the town's half marathon. Among them a runner who'd flown in from Australia but arrived for the race without any kit. Iain McBride spoke to Andy Blundell, Kent Rodsjo and Dame Kelly Holmes.
The B2260 at the High Street in Tonbridge is closed in both directions between the Vale Road junction and the A227 Bordyke junction because of accident. Investigation work is continuing.i
More than a thousand primary school pupils have got together for a sporting festival at Tonbridge school, to celebrate the Olympics.
The school's been selected as the pre-training camp for the Australian Athletics team.
Children have been trying out a huge range of sports, from archery to climbing.
Are A-levels failing to make the grade? One school in Kent thinks so. In September, Tonbridge Grammar becomes one of the first state schools in Britain to scrap A-levels and replace them with a new qualification.
It believes the International Baccaleureate is more challenging and prepares students better for university. The government is currently looking at major reform of the A level system amid criticism that too many top grades are handed out and endless resits devalue the qualification.
Our Social Affairs Correspondent Christine Alsford reports.
The Deputy Head at Tonbridge Grammar School explains why they are ditching A-Levels in favour of an the International Baccalaureate.
Schools in the South East are increasingly replacing A-Levels with the International Baccalaureate as they try to give their students an advantage when they apply for university.
From September Tonbridge Grammer School in Kent will abandon A-Levels all together, as teachers believe it creates a more rounded applicant.
Officers from Kent Police are appealing for witnesses after approximately 150 brass plaques were reported to have been stolen from a cemetery in Tonbridge. The plaques, reported to be worth £80 each, were stolen on 11 May from the cemetery in Welland Road, Tonbridge.