Animal centres across Kent are reporting ever greater numbers of cats, dogs and other pets being dumped, abandoned or mistreated. The RSPCA says its centres at Canterbury and Leybourne are now at crisis point - so full, they simply can't deal with any more animals.
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Samson the miniature steam train has re-entered service, on the Romney Hythe and Dymchurch railway, Kent's mainline in miniature.
Kenyans Eliud Kipchoge and Vivian Cheruiyot won the men's and women's races respectively, in a scorching hot London Marathon.
The ABP Southampton Marathon is the city's biggest running event, attracting 10,000 runners - and walkers - and thousands of spectators.