She has run several half marathons and now a mother-of-two from Kent, who has just had surgery for breast cancer, is rallying other women to join her in the fight against the disease. Trudi Westhrop is encouraging women to take part in Race for Life, including the one happening in Maidstone on 11/12th July. Tom Savvides talks to Trudi and to Lynn Daly from Cancer Research UK.
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Would you risk your child being expelled from school to save money on your summer holiday? That's the threat parents at one school face if they take their children away during term.
The headteacher of Fleetdown primary in Dartford told us fining parents sixty pounds was no deterrent at all. Instead Angela Konarzewski says she's ready to expel children if they take a break when they should be at school.
Many parents have reacted angrily saying they can't afford to go away in school holidays.
David Johns reports, speaking to the headteacher and parents outside the school.
The final turbines are being installed at an offshore windfarm in the Thames Estuary. Phase two of the Kentish Flats scheme off the coast near Whitstable is almost complete. A total of forty five wind turbines could power seventy five thousand homes each year. Tom Savvides talks to project director Matthew Green and Gunnar Groebler from the company Vattenfall.
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Young sufferers of Duchenne muscular dystrophy will now have to wait months to find out if Translarna will be available to them on the NHS.Read the full story ›
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Following the death of local resident David Thompson in the attack in Tunisia, the community has come together to remember those who lost their lives last Friday.
We were at the special memorial service when the minute's silence was held at St Paul's Church in Tadley.
A special service has taken place at Canterbury Cathedral and flags were lowered to half-mast at public buildings to mark the minute's silence at midday.
The South has fallen silent - a week after the terror attack in Tunisia which killed 30 Britons.
Schools, workplaces and shopping centres observed the minute silence - as a mark of respect. And special services took place at the region's cathedrals.
From Winchester, Andrew Pate sent this