Amanda Piper has the Meridian headlines for lunchtime. If you missed the bulletin you can catch up here, with the latest on the Jamie Dack murder case and updates on the weather disruption.
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Thousands of people have been celebrating the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi, as a parade travelled through Gravesend.
Excitement is building as tens of thousands of Reading fans make their way to Wembley for a huge FA Cup clash with Arsenal.
Philippa has Saturday's weather for the east