He's Rochester's most famous resident, and this weekend author Charles Dickens is being remembered along with his famous characters and novels. The Dickens Festival attracts thousands of people each year. Andrea Thomas spoke to Medway Council's events manager Carl Madjitey and Steve Martin from the Rochester and Chatham Dickens Fellowship. Oh, and a rather risque group of enthusiasts!
Thousands of people lined the streets of Kent today as Britain's gold medal winning Winter Olympian Lizzy Yarnold was given a hero's welcome during an open-top bus parade in her home county.
Cheering fans waved Union flags as the Skeleton champion passed through villages and schools around Sevenoaks on an open-top bus wearing her gold medal and Team GB tracksuit. Andrea Thomas joined her on board.
Crowds have been lining the streets in Sevenoaks to greet Lizzy Yarnold as she celebrates her gold medal performance in Sochi with an open-top bus tour.
Winter Olympian Lizzy Yarnold is riding high in Kent today, on an open-top bus tour to celebrate her gold medal-winning performance in the 2014 Sochi Games.
Kent's Winter Olympian Lizzy Yarnold is touring Sevenoaks with her gold medal.
Our reporter Andrea Thomas is in Sevenoaks and is sending us pictures of Lizzy Yarnold's victory tour.
Kent's gold medal-winning Winter Olympian Lizzy Yarnold has arrived in Sevenoaks at the start of her open-top bus victory tour.
Kent's golden girl in Sochi Lizzy Yarnold will be parading through Sevenoaks in a open-top bus this morning. The Skeleton winner was the only Brit to clinch a gold medal at the Winter Olympics. She grew up in West Kingsdown and went to St Michael's school in Otford.
It's thought to be the biggest bonfire night celebration in the world. 30 thousand people descended on the town of Lewes in Sussex last night to watch 6 bonfire societies parade through the narrow streets.
86 people were treated for minor injuries and 14 arrests were made. But overall, it was a spectacular night - Charlotte Wilkins was there.
Organisers of a Remembrance Day parade in Kent say they may have to cancel it this year because fewer police officers will be around. Kent Police say the parade in Chatham needs to be re-routed, but organisers are not happy. Tom Savvides reports.