The hobby of a roofer from the Isle of Sheppey has got out of hand. Peter Ward has collected 45 vintage dodgem cars. One of them he even made roadworthy and his sister is travelling to her wedding in another. Now Peter's passion has caught the interest of Dreamland theme designer Wayne Hemmingway, who has invited Peter to display his cars at the new theme park when it opens next week. Sarah Saunders went along for a ride.
Conservationists from Sussex want to use drone technology to help save orangutans from extinction. International Animal Rescue, based in Uckfield, has a rescue centre in Borneo for the great apes.
Now, it's planning to use drones to track the orangutans when they're released back into the wild, to monitor how well they're coping.
Malcolm Shaw spoke to Alan Knight of IAR.
Four men have gone on trial accused of helping smuggle 35 illegal immigrants into Tilbury Docks in August last year - one of whom died.Read the full story ›
A charity in Southampton is doing its bit to feed the hungry and avoid food waste. Supermarkets donate surplus food to organisations such as Fareshare and Scratch, which then distribute the produce to those who need to be fed.
The issue is much on the agenda after the French government passed a law last week, forcing the supermarkets in France to give any extra food they had to charity.
FareShare say their work tackles the imbalance between food waste and poverty with the co-operation of their donors, but they say the French-style legislation could be counter-productive if a similar law were to be passed here in the UK. Andrew Pate has our report.
The Conservative MP for Aldershot Sir Gerald Howarth on the Government's forthcoming defence review and the possibility of more cuts.
Actress Pam Ferris had an unusual starring role in her home village in Kent today.
It involved a touch of the high life - climbing to the top of the church bell tower to announce the opening of the local summer festival.
Our reporter Andy Dickenson spoke to her, festival organiser Julie Woodgate and Gillian Radcliff of St Mary's Church.
The eyes of the world - at least the world of crazy golf fans - are on Hastings this weekend for the fifth international World Adventure Golf Masters.
Germany won last year but plenty of other countries are getting into the swing of this unique tournament, as Andy Dickenson reports.
He speaks to Great Britain captain Sean Homer, Sweden's Peter Eisenschmidt, Pasi Aho, director of the World Mini Golf Sport Federation, Germany's Melanie Hammerschmidt and current champion Oleg Klassen, as well as Dr Surha Yeodikar of India.
Heroes of the liberation of Europe have attended a ceremony in Normandy to remember the sacrifices of their fellow World War II servicemen.Read the full story ›
Four Polish lorry drivers arrested after 68 suspected illegal immigrants were found locked in their vehicles are still being questioned by authorities.
They were taken into custody after the 35 Afghan nationals, 22 Chinese nationals, 10 Vietnamese and one Russian passenger were discovered at Harwich International Port in Essex at about 10pm on Thursday.
It is one of the "biggest single finds of clandestines coming into the UK", according to Bernard Jenkin, MP for Harwich and North Essex.
Fifteen of those discovered hiding amid Polish washing machines were children. In total seven people - including two pregnant women - were taken to hospital to be checked before being released into the care of Border Force officials.
A Home Office spokesman confirmed that 53 adults and 15 children were found during a "proactive search".
The 68 individuals arrived at the port at 7.45pm on lorries that had boarded the Stena Hollandica ferry which sailed from the Hook of Holland at 2.25pm.
Staff and volunteers from the British Red Cross were providing practical and emotional support including blankets, food and hygiene packs to those affected.
Leigh Daynes, executive director of Doctors of the World UK which provides medical aid to undocumented migrants throughout Europe, said: "Over and over we see migrants who have risked life and limb to cross Europe.
"With few safe routes to enter the continent, many more will continue to take dehumanising and perilous journeys like this."
Blind veterans from the US and South Africa, many injured while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, have been visiting Sussex this week - and learning to play cricket. The former soldiers have been competing against their counterparts based just outside Brighton. Malcolm Shaw reports.