Thanks to the efforts of the Tunbridge Wells and District Soroptimist group, Royal Tunbridge wells has become a ‘Toilet Twinned’ town.
TWBC hosted a 'Women in Sustainability' panel event and a 'Going Green: Sustainable Business' event for the Great Big Green Week 2022. The 'Women in Sustainability' event was a huge success. The conversations had were truly inspiring and the
In June, we launched an Active Travel survey to share with residents across the borough. This survey went live during national Bike week (Cycling UK) and was promoted online and through in-person engagement at Tunbridge Well’s own Cycling Festival.
Last month, we sent out a survey asking how residents were impacted by recent extreme weather events (heat waves.) We received around 100 responses, here’s what you told us: 40% of participants said they were significantly affected by
Tunbridge Wells Repair Cafe is a volunteer-led community event where people with repair skills help mend items that no longer work. This helps prolong the item’s life and ideally prevents them being thrown away unnecessarily. The repair stations cover a wide range including household and gardening electrical items, mechanical, jewellery, textiles / clothing, small furniture / wood, bicycles, IT / Computers, knife sharpening and miscellaneous.
The Green School Awards have been created to celebrate and promote the amazing environmental initiatives children and young people in Kent have been doing over the past year.
Switching to active travel is an easy way to improve your carbon footprint. Take our active travel survey to have your say. These responses will help us better support increased active travel use across the borough!
Sustainability is a key objective for TWBC parks. The TWBC Parks team along with Tivoli are fully committed to environmental management of the parks and opportunities are taken wherever possible to ensure green options are considered. Here is an
Our Research and Insight team took part in the launch of Tunbridge Wells in Bloom (alongside the Parks team) to ask residents how they use their parks and green spaces, and if they have any advice for new gardeners
The first Great Big Green Week took place between 18-26 September 2021 and soon became the largest event for climate and nature ever seen in the UK.