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By George! A parade for the patron saint

We have seen the arrival of a new Royal baby, it's Shakespeare's birthday and the Queen has just turned 92 - and in addition to all those momentous occasions - it's St George's day.

In Kent today one town staged one of the country's biggest St George's Day celebrations. Sarah Saunders went along to Gravesend where a parade including hundreds of school children marked the day of the country's patron Saint.


Thousands attend Gravesend Vaisakhi celebrations

Thousands have attended Sikh Vaisakhi celebrations in Gravesend.

Martial arts demonstrations, prayers and dance took place at the town's Gurdwara followed by a packed procession through the streets, ending at the Civic Centre.

We spoke to Manpreet Singh Dhaliwal and Manchandan Kaur Sandhu from the Gurdwara.

Artist offers lifeline to mother-of-two fighting cancer

An artist has donated a painting of Brighton celebrity Fatboy Slim, to help a cancer sufferer pay for treatment to prolong her life.

Mother-of-two Giselle Chamberlain is trying to raise £100,000 for immunotherapy, which is not available to her on the NHS.

Now, a portrait of the DJ Norman Cook will be auctioned to help Giselle and her family, as Malcolm Shaw reports.


Runners preparing for Brighton Marathon 'already heroes'

We're just a week away from one of the biggest events in the region's running calendar.

More than 17,000 people are expected to take part in this year's Brighton Marathon - including its 10k event and the children's mini-mile.

And, as Andy Dickenson's been finding out, some competitors have already run some pretty heroic races. He speaks to Macy and Sarah Brooking, Candice Davis and Cindy Graham.

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