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The Mayor of Tunbridge Wells, Councillor Julia Soyke, is hosting an event at the Town Hall in Royal Tunbridge Wells, to celebrate International Women’s Day and to mark the centenary of women’s right to vote.

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has welcomed the successful prosecution of a private hire driver who pleaded guilty to plying for hire in Royal Tunbridge Wells town centre in July 2017.

Property owner prosecuted for not having a licence for a House in Multiple Occupation.

The owner of a house in Lamberhurst has been prosecuted and fined for managing a licensable House in Multiple Occupation without a licence.

The owner of the property in Hopgarden Close, Mrs Carolyne Couppis, appeared before magistrates in Sevenoaks on Friday 2 February and pleaded guilty to the offence. She was sentenced to a fine of £1,500 and ordered to pay costs of £205 and a victim surcharge of £150.

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council marks 100 years of Women’s Suffrage by showing their colours – and people across the borough can help.

More accommodation is being made available for homeless households in the borough following a decision taken by the Council’s Cabinet on Thursday 1 February 2018 to make seven more flats available at Dowding House, Paddock Wood.

Generous audiences who attended performances of Aladdin at the Assembly Hall Theatre during December and January donated over £6,500 in aid of local charity MHR (Tunbridge Wells Mental Health Resource Ltd) in the theatre’s annual appeal.

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