Around 40 firefighters are tackling a fire at a derelict building on Park Road, Tunbridge Wells. Surrounding buildings and neighbouring properties have been evacuated as a precaution. There are no reports of any injuries.
Police in Tunbridge Wells are liaising with schools following reports of a man acting suspiciously in the borough.
Two reports have been made this week of a man approaching a young girl and trying to engage her in conversation.
In both cases the girls involved asked the man to leave them alone, which he did.
Detectives have been carrying out enquiries and are investigating links between the incidents. Officers have been on patrol in areas where schools are based to deter any additional incidents.
A curling rink in Kent is reporting a rise in bookings, following the performance of TeamGB at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia.
Staff at Fenton's Rink in Tunbridge Wells say the site is the England's only dedicated curling rink.
100 years ago, a small, humble golf club was formed by a banker and a group of tradesmen who weren't welcome at the more prestigious clubs in the area. Now - a century on, Nevill Golf Club in Tunbridge Wells is thriving. Charlotte Wilkins has the story.
What better way to start a new year than with a new addition to the family?
While many people were welcoming in the New Year yesterday, others were welcoming a new son or daughter in to world.
Charlotte Wilkins has been to Tunbridge Wells Hospital to meet some new parents.
He was a pearly king from a long line of pearly kings, and today, Brian James Hemsley from Crowborough in Sussex was given a suitably glittering funeral. Fellow Kings and Queens from across London went to commemorate his life.
David Johns reports, speaking to Pearly King, Pat Jolly; David Hemsley, Brian's son; and Carole Jolly, a Pearly Queen.
Pearly Kings and Queens from London are gathering in Tunbridge Wells for the funeral of Brian Hemsley.
Mr Hemsley, who was from Crowborough, was known as the Pearly King of Tunbridge Wells.
His funeral is taking place at Tunbridge Wells Crematorium.
Police received a call from a member of the public who said they saw the man had been talking with another man, before second man head-butted the victim, caused the victim to fall to the floor.
Kent Police’s investigating officer DC Laura Keeble said:"‘A witness was initially spoken to by officers at the scene. He described seeing a skinny white male, around 5ft 10ins tall and wearing a blue puffer jacket with a grey hooded top underneath, and blue jeans."