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Kent visit for Duchess

A royal visitor is in Kent. The Duchess of Cambridge is meeting children at a primary school project in Wrotham.

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Model joins parents in fight for free school

Katie Price Credit: PA

Model Katie Price wants to set up a free school in Kent to help children with visual impairment and other disibilities.

The 34-year-old has joined forces with other parents to prepare a bid for government funding - backed by Kent County Council.

Her 10-year-old son Harvey - who is visually impaired - could be among the pupils if the school is given the go-ahead.

Katie Price with son Harvey Credit: PA

Concern for missing father

Nicholas Cott Credit: Kent Police

Kent Police are concerned for 52-year-old Nicholas Cott who is missing from his home in Eastry near Sandwich. He was last seen on Friday morning. He did not pick up his son from school in the afternoon and his disappearance is described as out of character. He is 5ft 8ins tall with brown hair.

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Counselling after school stabbing

Pupils and staff at Sittingbourne Community College have been given counselling after a teenage boy was stabbed during a football match.

Alex Betts was attacked with a pair of scissors on Friday. A 17-year-old, who wasn't a pupil at the school, has been questioned and released on bail.

Alan Barham, Headmaster of Sittingbourne Community College, speaks of the school's sadness.

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Teenager in hospital

Officers were called to Sittingbourne Community College in Kent yesterday following reports of an assault involving two boys who knew each other. Police say they have arrested a 17 year old boy who is not a student. The injured boy is thought to have been stabbed with a pair of scissors.

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