At present, life is rather difficult for our feathered friends because of the cold and icy weather. We are all being urged to help them by putting out tasty titbits.
The RSPB is recruiting children across our region in a project called the Big School Birdwatch. Our resident twitcher Malcolm Shaw has the story.
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Tuesday evening's weather for the west of the region
Tuesday evening's weather for the east of the region
England's leading test run scorer Alastair Cook visits a Kent school to encourage more children to play cricket