The Council’s Culture Service, which includes the Assembly Hall Theatre, is to receive £271,500 from second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund
A grant of £271,500 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund puts the Council among more than 2,700 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the Culture Recovery Fund.
The Council now has a reporting tool for residents to report near-misses on our roads.
Date published: 06 Apr 2021
Waste and recycling collections will take place as normal on Good Friday and Easter Monday. Please have your bins out by 7am on your collection day.
Date published: 31 Mar 2021
A new business park on land east of Kingstanding Way, Tunbridge Wells has been given the go ahead by the Council.
Date published: 17 Mar 2021
Homeschooling was the inspiration for an innovative project designed to get young children in primary schools across Kent thinking about the air they breathe while encouraging their parents to do the same.
Date published: 17 Mar 2021
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has launched a number of new Covid-19 business support grants as part of the Additional Restrictions Grant (which is a discretionary scheme).
Date published: 15 Mar 2021
Members of the Council agreed to increase their part of the Council Tax bill by 2.7 per cent (£4.99) for the year 2021/22 when they met on Wednesday 24 February.
Date published: 02 Mar 2021
A recent carbon emissions audit carried out for the Council showed a 43 per cent reduction in its total carbon emissions in 2018/19 compared with the figure for 2013/14.
Date published: 25 Feb 2021
Snow and icy conditions during the week beginning 8 February have had an impact on services across the borough.
Date published: 08 Feb 2021
Wednesday 27 January is Holocaust Memorial Day, and the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest Nazi death camp.
Date published: 28 Jan 2021
Disability friendly signage has been installed in all the Council’s public toilets making it easier for those with hidden disabilities to use the facilities without fear of criticism.
Date published: 21 Jan 2021
Find out how you can give back and support over 70 good causes across the borough with the TW Lotto.
Date published: 12 Jan 2021
Read the full message from Leader of the Council, Cllr Alan McDermott, about Tunbridge Wells moving to Tier 4 of local restrictions from Sunday 20 December.
Date published: 21 Dec 2020
Please be aware that on Thursday 26 November all our payment systems will be unavailable due to essential maintenance, between 10am and 3pm.
Date published: 23 Nov 2020
Watch the private Remembrance Sunday service in Royal Tunbridge Wells on the Council’s website twbc.online/remembrance. View the Order of Service for the event.
Date published: 04 Nov 2020
See our guidance and advice on bonfires and fireworks.
Date published: 21 Oct 2020
Once again Grosvenor and Hilbert Park, St John’s Park, Dunorlan Park, Calverley Grounds, Woodbury Park Cemetery and The Grove have retained their Green Flag for another year.
Date published: 15 Oct 2020
You can now apply to the Government’s Test and Trace Support Payment scheme through our website.
Date published: 06 Oct 2020
Results from the first detailed review looking at the one-way scheme in the High Street, Royal Tunbridge Wells show that three quarters of businesses questioned are in favour or have yet to form an opinion about the scheme.
Date published: 04 Oct 2020
The Council has been successful in bidding for government funds to continue to help people sleeping rough who were housed during the pandemic to stay in accommodation. Tunbridge Wells Borough Council will receive around £153,000 and is one of a number of councils across the south east which will receive funding to ensure interim accommodation and support for the most vulnerable people in the community.
Date published: 02 Oct 2020
The Council has commissioned Nexus Planning to produce a comprehensive Retail, Leisure and Town Centre Uses study to shape future thinking about the town centres within the borough.
Date published: 25 Sep 2020
Tickets are now on sale for Skate 2020, the popular ice rink that is returning again this year to transform Calverley Grounds in Royal Tunbridge Wells into a magical festive destination.
Date published: 24 Sep 2020
We’re excited to announce that along with our new website to keep you updated, we will soon be sending email alerts. Be the first to know what’s happening in your area with the latest news and events from the borough direct to your inbox, from us.
Date published: 21 Sep 2020