The South East Coast Ambulance Service, which covers Kent, Surrey and Sussex, is predicting a twenty percent rise in calls to its 111 helpline over Christmas. The service has faced criticism nationally but says it's put measures in place to cope with the surge in demand over winter.
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Wednesday's lunch-time weather for the east
Wednesday's lunchtime weather for the west
From Faversham to Portsmouth - your photos recording the hot temperatures across the region today.