To view this email in your browser view the email below


Your Local


from TWBC



Here is your weekly update from Tunbridge Wells Borough Council

A woman clasps a mug

TN2 Warm Room opens next Thursday
A Warm Room is being set up in TN2, Sherwood.  It will open on Thursday 15 December, and will be open most Thursdays and Fridays until end of February from 1-5pm.  Pop in for a hot drink and biscuits.
Huge thanks to all partners who have helped this project come to life so quickly.


Christmas at Trinity

Make memories this Christmas as Trinity presents three plays! Two in-house productions and one classic interpretation. Read their blog on the Visit Tunbridge Wells website to find out more...

RTW Xmas

Have a Royal Christmas with RTW Together

The 2022 Christmas advert for Royal Tunbridge Wells town centre, brought to you by the RTW Together Business Improvement District, is available to view on YouTube.

The Chapel at Kent and Sussex Crematorium

Council Leader visits crematorium

The Kent & Sussex Crematorium and Tunbridge Wells Cemetery have been visited twice in recent weeks by Council Leader Ben Chapelard as he gets to know the work of different departments. Find out more on our website

Jack and the Beanstalk cast

Jack and the Beanstalk opens at the Assembly Hall

Fee Fi Fo Fum...Tunbridge Wells is in for some fun! It's finally here, Jack and the Beanstalk officially opens tomorrow at the Assembly Hall Theatre!

To book tickets, go to the Assembly Hall website.

Your local information

For Town Hall Mount Pleasant Road , Royal Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1RS

bin collections    

Bin Collections



Household waste

Not available


Garden waste

Not available



Not available

Xmas bin collections

Christmas bin collections

Bin collection dates are changing over Christmas and New Year, with most collections being made a day later than normal.

Check our website for more information. 


Remember you can put old batteries out during your recycling collection week and small electrical items and textiles on your refuse collection week.

Check our waste and recycling pages for more information.



Local Plan

Local Plan examination update

The Council has received the Planning Inspector's initial findings following the examination of the proposed new Local Plan at hearing sessions that took place earlier this year.

Find out more on our website.


Up to three recent planning applications within 200 metres of your property are listed below.

38-40 Monson Road Royal Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 1LU

Renewal of shop frontage including new signage and alterations to extraction location at rear of property.

View online 22/03229/FULL

Validated: 09/11/2022

38-40 Monson Road Royal Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 1LU

Listed Building Consent: Renewal of shop frontage including new signage and alterations to extraction location at rear of property.

View online 22/03230/LBC

Validated: 03/11/2022

Black Sheep Coffee 27 Mount Pleasant Road Royal Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 1PN

Advertisement - 2 sets of internally illuminated fascia text, 2 internally illuminated projection signs

View online 22/03097/ADV

Validated: 27/10/2022

There are more than 3 recent planning applications within 200 metres of your property.

You can search all new and historical planning applications in the borough on our website.

Information about how to receive an email alert for any planning application in the borough can be found on our website.




Santa himself will be visiting The Amelia Scott between 10 and 24 December! There's no need to book in advance, just turn up from 11am to 4pm (10am to 2pm on 24 Dec). £5 per child and kids of Go Card holders go FREE (sign up here!
All details on our website

Skate Tunbridge Wells

The ice rink is running parent and toddler ice skating sessions for parents and under 4s. Open from 12.00pm to 4.00pm Weekdays, 10.00am to 2.00pm Weekends and Fri 23 Dec 22. Find out more online


Would you like to let thousands of people across the borough know about your event? Tell us about it and we'll do our best to include it in a future update.


Your Councillors Park


Councillor Christian Atwood

Councillor Christian Atwood

Councillor Nicholas Pope

Councillor Nicholas Pope

Councillor Victoria White

Councillor Victoria White

Local Councillors are elected by the community to decide how the council should carry out its various activities. They represent public interest as well as individuals living within the ward.

View your ward councillor's details on our website.

Council meetings    

Council Meetings

General Purposes Committee: Monday, 5th December, 2022 6.30 pm
Planning Committee: Wednesday, 7th December, 2022 6.30 pm
Cabinet: Thursday, 8th December, 2022 6.30 pm
Full Council: Wednesday, 14th December, 2022 6.30 pm
Full Council: Wednesday, 14th December, 2022 6.30 pm
Full Council: Wednesday, 14th December, 2022 7.00 pm

The full calendar of meetings and how to attend can be found on our website.

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council publish a full list of the decisions taken at Council meetings along with the Forward Plan, a list of forthcoming decisions to be taken.


Consultations and Engagement

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council currently has four consultations available to take part in. 

You can access our consultations on Talking Point.  



There are currently several vacancies available at the Council. 
View and apply for vacancies on our website



Kent County Council look after the county's highways and roads and are responsible for issuing permits and licences for road closures. Kent County Council publish an online map of planned roadworks in the area.

refer a friend

Found this email useful?

Why not forward to your friends and neighbours? They can sign up online at


Our other newsletters

TW Business newsletter

Find out the latest business news, funding, tips, services offered and business events from Tunbridge Wells Borough Council and its partners via our quarterly newsletters, #TWBiz for all and #TWTourismBiz for the tourism sector.

Assembly Hall Theatre

The Assembly Hall Theatre send out a monthly email with announcements about the latest shows, offers and discounts.


Comments about this email?

This is a new service and some information may not be available for your property at this time. If you have any questions or feedback about this email, please contact

Have we got something wrong?

If you have moved home or your address is incorrect, simply register again at

Email Twitter Facebook LinkedIn YouTube

© Tunbridge Wells Borough Council 2022
You are receiving this email because you signed up to the Tunbridge Wells Borough Council email alerts service.
Our privacy policy
Please add the email to your safe senders list or mark as not spam to ensure delivery of our emails in the future.
Please do not reply to this email, the inbox is not monitored.

This email was sent to

Click this link to .

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -