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The destruction of Speldhurst Church in Kent on the 20th October 1791

On Wednesday the 19th October 1791, the sea off the Kentish coast ‘ran mountains high, without any apparent cause’. Ships hastily made for harbour and lucky that they did for, on the following morning, a tremendous storm hit the south-east of England, with Kent particularly suffering. 725 more words


Doric Avenue Drainage Contract Award

Martin Civil Engineering have been awarded the drainage diversion contract as part of a new development in Doric Avenue, Tunbridge Wells.

The works comprise the diversion of a 225mm clay foul sewerage main, and a 450mm concrete surface water main, with five new concrete manholes. 60 more words

Contract Award

Lush Review: Unicorn bath bar

This product is a fairly new product from Lush in Tunbridge Wells. They did give me one from one of their blogger’s events and finally, I have got round to using it. 183 more words


Colin De'Ath-Traditional Bespoke Tailor

I had my first encounter with Mr Colin De’Ath a few years ago when I took along a much-loved vintage dress  which had developed a hole near the waistband, to see if it was worth mending. 938 more words


New or Old?

In my recent heritage day trip around the churches of Tunbridge Wells, I nearly didn’t bother visiting St Augustine’s. Although I am a fan of good modern architecture, this was the church of my childhood and I had no particular memories of it as anything special. 144 more words

Sad to say goodbye

Nick purchased the house in November, 2007. It had most of its original features still intact which ticked all the boxes.

Here are some images of the house that Nick took when he was waiting to hear if his offer had been accepted. 781 more words




Just opened at Tunbridge Wells Museum & Art Gallery is ‘Grunts & Grapples’ – an exhibition of a golden era of wrestling. 502 more words

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