Women will no long be able to give birth at midwife led units in Dover and Canterbury by the end of the year. Health bosses made the decision at a meeting this morning. Instead money will be spent on expanding maternity services in Ashford and Margate.
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A dull and damp start but it will become drier and brighter from the north this afternoon but stay cold and windy.
A damp and cold night ahead. Valentine's Day will start cloudy but become brighter in the afternoon. Risk of showers along the Kent coast.
Cold and damp tonight with outbreaks of rain. A cold and dull start to Valentine's Day but becoming drier and brighter by the afternoon.