The first free school to fail has closed its doors less than three years after opening. Parents and experts talk to Christine Alsford.
The government said it acted on failing standards when it closed down Discovery New School in Crawley. But was it the right decision?
Tens of thousands of primary school places have been handed out amid growing pressure on places.
It's taken five years and more than a quarter of a million pounds - but now the new headquarters for the Canterbury sea cadets has finally opened. The charity offers adventure and training to children from some of the poorest areas in the South East.
Our reporter Nashreen Issa spoke to Admiral Lord West, Canterbury MP Julian Brazier and Joanna Rohan from the Canterbury Sea Cadets.
As the centenary of the start of the First World War approaches, a family from Kent is hoping that the name of a relative will finally be engraved onto a memorial in Shoreham. Private Thomas Highgate was shot for desertion in 1914 but has since been pardoned.
His family say there's no reason why he should not now be remembered. Our reporter David Johns spoke to Thomas Highgate's nephew Terence.
Green MP Caroline Lucas was found not guilty of public order offences in last year's anti-fracking protests in West Sussex. The Brighton MP was arrested outside energy company Cuadrilla's exploratory oil drilling site in Balcombe, West Sussex on the 19th August.
Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas was arrested outside energy company Cuadrilla's exploratory oil drilling site in Balcombe, West Sussex, last August 19.
She was among a group of protesters who had linked arms outside the site, which had become a national focal point for anti-fracking protests.
During the trial at alongside four co-defendants, Lucas, 53, said she "wanted to express solidarity" by protesting peacefully. She was found not guilty of the two charges she faced - wilful obstruction of a public highway and breaching an order under Section 14 of the Public Order Act.
Green Party MP Caroline Lucas has been found not guilty at Brighton Magistrates' Court of obstructing a public highway and a public order offence during an anti-fracking protest at Balcombe, West Sussex.
School children in Kent are helping to build a statue commemorating the heroes of World War One. Their work has been on display at Tonbridge Castle. People were invited to come and have a look and have their say.
Our reporter Nashreen Issa spoke to Pam Mills from The Royal British Legion and local sculptor Guy Portelli.