With just over two weeks until the county council elections, the Chief Secretary to The Treasury, Danny Alexander, hit the campaign trail in the south east today. He came to Eastbourne, where the Lib Dems have achieved major success.
But the latest opinion polls suggest heavy losses for the party on May the 2nd. David Johns' report contains some flash photography.
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A Kent school has issued a newsletter naming and shaming the parents who drive over a nearby cemetery to pick up their children.
Friday night's forecast for the east of the region
Friday night's forecast for the west of the region