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Boundary Review Spells Major Local Changes

The Boundary Commission has confirmed its recommendations for major changes to the boundaries of local parliamentary seats which will result in a total reduction of 50 Parliamentary seats nationwide.

Major Investment for Tunbridge Wells

Completion of the sale of Royal Victoria Place happened on Monday 21 May when British Land, the UK commercial property company, acquired the shopping centre in the heart of Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Civic Project Goes to Next Stage

At a packed Council meeting, plans to build a new theatre, civic centre, car park and offices at a gross cost of £90 million were passed by the Full Council. There were 13 who voted against, and 4 abstentions. 

Councillor Julian Stanyer, who voted against the proposal, said:

CIVIC CENTRE - The Big Debate

Preparations are being made at Tunbridge Wells Town Hall on Wednesday for possibly the biggest debate in the Council's history since the debate over the original Town Hall complex seven decades ago.

Cinema Site Plans Hit Buffers

Long awaited plans for a development on Tunbridge Wells former ABC Cinema site have received a hostile reaction from the Tunbridge Wells Civic Society and other experts in the development world.one of whom described it as 'more akin to an industrial building.'

James sails home!

James McInroy sailed home for the Conservatives in Thursday's election.

James won the County Council Elections for Tunbridge Wells West with 55% of the vote.

Results were:

James McInroy 2720 Votes

Alan Bulliona Lib Dem 884 Votes

Alan Butcher Labour 718 Votes

Explained: A deal that takes back control

"The choice was this deal, which enables us to take back control and to build a brighter future for our country, or going back to square one with more division, more uncertainty and a failure to deliver on the referendum."