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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.

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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.

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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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