You've heard of pampered pooches and coddled cats but now chickens are getting the five-star treatment. Julie Smith from Cowden in Kent has opened a holiday home for hens. She takes care of them when their owners are away. Its name? Fowlty Towers
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People embarking across the Channel should prepare for disruption due to the problems at Calais terminals and the impact of Operation Stack.
The M20 London bound carriageway has now been reopened to traffic but Operation Stack is expected to remain in place into the weekend.
Friday morning's forecast for the east of the region