Whether you're a sporting fan or not, you can't have failed to notice Wimbledon fortnight has just begun. And once again suppliers in the south east are making hay while the sun shines by sending their wares to the world-famous tournament.
But for the first time in Wimbledon's history, there'll be an English wine on the menu - and it's from Bolney in Sussex.
David Johns reports, speaking to wine maker Sam Linter and strawberry grower Marion Regan.
You can boil them; you can bake them; you can roast them; and for many people that's about it. But for one woman in Kent, it's not enough. Hilary Steel wants to make us all appreciate the potato a lot more!
Inspired by a book that her mother wrote 30 years ago, she's now bringing it - and the potato - into the 21st century, as David Johns reports.
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There are 15,000 curry houses in Britain, but the industry is in crisis, say some restaurateurs. An immigration cap means some are struggling for staff.
Also, second generations of Bangladeshi immigrants are deciding to not work in the family business.
Now a conference has been held for leading industry members to swap ideas and get advice. Robert Murphy reports.
The countdown is on to the long-awaited re-opening of one of East Kent's biggest attractions at the end of this week.
Years since its bustling heyday, Margate's Dreamland amusement park is finally set to see the public enjoying classic rides once again from this Friday.
But the main attraction - the listed Scenic Railway - is NOT going to be ready in time.
David Johns reports. Interviewees are Eddie Kemsley of Dreamland Trust, Technical Manager Andrew Gall and designer Wayne Hemingway.
Food lovers are gathering in Reading town centre to taste cuisine from all corners of the world. The Reading Street Eats weekend sees urban chefs bringing their food stalls to Broad Street and Market Place. Exotic samples include Karachi kebabs and hand-made ravioli.
The MP for Bexhill and Battle Huw Merriman asked the government why the people of Heathfield have to wait so long for their post office to reopen.
People in two areas of East Sussex are being urged to be on their guard for cold calling ‘cowboys’.
East Sussex Trading Standards issued the warning after receiving several complaints of rogue doorstep sellers operating in the Bexhill and Lewes areas.
Officers are particularly keen to intercept a cold calling company offering block paving to residents.
A charity which has helped hundreds of families with children who have cancer, has been given the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.
The Children with Cancer Fund mainly assists families in Sussex; and with the new honour which is the equivalent of an MBE, staff hope they will be able to raise their profile even further. John Ryall reports.
A charity in Southampton is doing its bit to feed the hungry and avoid food waste. Supermarkets donate surplus food to organisations such as Fareshare and Scratch, which then distribute the produce to those who need to be fed.
The issue is much on the agenda after the French government passed a law last week, forcing the supermarkets in France to give any extra food they had to charity.
FareShare say their work tackles the imbalance between food waste and poverty with the co-operation of their donors, but they say the French-style legislation could be counter-productive if a similar law were to be passed here in the UK. Andrew Pate has our report.