Campaigners fighting for the future of Sure Start Centres in Kent have won the support of the Shadow Minister for Children and Families. Labour's Sharon Hodgson is due to visit Deal and Dover today.
A quarter of the area's children's centres could close under Kent County Council plans to save money.
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A woman has avoided a jail sentence for possessing more than 600 indecent images - of children and pornographic images of animals.
Friday afternoon's forecast for the east of the region
Friday afternoon's forecast for the west of the region