What better way to start a new year than with a new addition to the family?
While many people were welcoming in the New Year yesterday, others were welcoming a new son or daughter in to world.
Charlotte Wilkins has been to Tunbridge Wells Hospital to meet some new parents.
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Thursday morning's weather for the west of the region
Thursday morning's weather for the east of the region