Latest Royal Tunbridge Wells Stories

2014-01-14 20:21:12

LONDON, January 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ex-Army Sgt Major, John Allison, 42, brings StreetGym(R), to London and Tunbridge Wells this week. It's a new concept in fitness, one where your street is your gym. Recognising that there was a demand for low-cost, non-equipment based, outdoor fitness solutions, John developed urban training routines, which see participants working out on street furniture, architectural features and gradients simply using their own bodyweight....

2008-08-29 18:00:39

PENSIONER Doreen Ford was one of more than 90 patients who died after contracting C.diff during Britain's worst ever outbreak. She caught the bug at Maidstone Hospital two years ago while having chemotherapy for her breast cancer. The 77-year-old was put in an isolation ward and given antibiotics - but the infection proved resilient. Doreen spent the next six weeks in and out of hospital before being readmitted and dying of septicaemia. A report later found a string of failures...

2008-06-28 09:02:34

By Richard Garner Education Editor A leading grammar school will become the first selective state school to sponsor a secondary modern which is gearing up to become one of the Government's flagship academies. The Skinners' School in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, will join forces with neighbouring Tunbridge Wells High School. The latter is on a government "hit list" of 638 failing schools which have fewer than 30 per cent of pupils passing five GCSEs at grades A* to C. Schools on the list are...

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