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Queen's Award for 'Square Pegs'

Square Pegs Credit: Beth James

An arts organisation that runs activities for young people with special needs has become the first in Kent to have won the 2017 Queens Award for Voluntary Service.

Square Pegs' award was made by the Queen’s Vice Lord Lieutenant at a special presentation ceremony.

The recipients are based in The Brook Theatre, Chatham, and run regular groups, as well as projects in Maidstone and Canterbury.

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Autistic boy's family 'reaching breaking point'

The mother of an autistic boy says he has been deprived of almost three years of education, because of a lack of suitable schooling - and now the family is reaching breaking point. Fred and Stacey introduce our coverage.

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Call for more school funding

Teachers, parents and pupils from across the country joined politicians at Westminster calling for more money to be spent on schools. Phil Hornby reports.

Keep us safe in school

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