Protesters have been demonstrating against plans to build a large warehouse complex in the Kent countryside. A public inquiry started today into the Waterside Park scheme close to junction 8 of the M20 near Maidstone. Tom Savvides talks to locals, Richard Knox-Johnston from the Campaign to Protect Rural England and Paul Carter, the leader of Kent County Council.
Parents have been protesting at plans to close a nursery school in Petersfied, after Ofsted rated it as inadequate.
Directors of Causeway House say major losses in the last year hasn't helped, plus reduction in funding from the council.
The nursery is due to close in just four weeks, but there are hopes of keeping it open until September so parents have longer to find spaces for 60 children
ITV Meridian spoke to mother, Aby Yalden.
Dozens of body bags were laid out on Brighton Beach today by Amnesty UK to highlight the migrant crisis in the mediterranean.
800 men, women and children drowned on Sunday off the coast of Libya. So far this year 1750 have lost their lives.
So desperate are they to escape their homelands, they board often rickety boats not fit for the journey, or they are so crammed that the vessels are unstable.
Those behind today's protest in Brighton, called Britain's response to the problem 'shameful'. Sam Holder reports:
Dozens of body bags have been placed on Brighton beach as part of a protest by Amnesty International.
It's in response to the escalating migrant situation in the Mediterranean. More than 1700 have died since the start of the year - including seven hundred when a boat capsized on Sunday.
EU Leaders, including the Prime Minister, will discuss the issue at an emergency summit in Brussels tomorrow.
UKIP's annual conference ended in Margate today with the Party claiming it was more united than ever. Outside the venue there were scuffles between anti-UKIP protesters and competing protesters from the far right. There were no injuries but police say a woman was arrested on suspicion of common assault. The march though was largely peaceful and attracted about 250 people. We hear from UKIP leader Nigel Farage and Transport spokeswoman Jill Seymour.
Delegates ended the UKIP spring conference with applause, laughter and cheers for their candidates.
Anti-UKIP protesters clashed with far right groups outside the UKIP spring conference in Margate this lunchtime.
Members of the public have joined GMB union members to march in support of Eastbourne's Accident and Emergency services.
The GMB union claims that if bed numbers fall below 400, then A&E at Eastbourne District General Hospital could be downgraded to a minor injury or cottage hospital.
Thousands are expected to take part in the demonstration which is thought to be the biggest since 2010. They're campaigning against fees and cuts and calling for free education. Two further days of action have been organised for December.
A huge rally is going to be held at Manston Airport today in protest at possible plans to put housing on the site.
The airport was closed two weeks ago by the owner despite a bid coming in from an American aviation company.
ITV Meridian spoke to Leader of Thanet District Council, Cllr Iris Johnston.