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  1. Tom Savvides

Women get ready for Race for Life challenge

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.


  1. David Johns (@davidjohns_itv)

School holiday policy under fire

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.

  1. Tom Savvides

Final wind turbines are installed

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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