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big-weekend-kent

Kent people are being offered a record 25,000 free tickets to enjoy a day out during this year’s Kent Big Weekend at one of...

smacking-children

The Children's Commissioner for England argues for a total ban on smacking, saying the practice amounts to "physical abuse". Parents should be banned from smacking...

fruit head dolls

Dangerous toy dolls containing chemicals that may cause cancer and deformities in unborn babies have been seized from a market stall in Medway. The "fruit-head"...

Kent parents face increased school travel costs as new smartcard Freedom Pass given the green light. Parents face increased costs on school travel for their...

baby with iphone

Nearly two in five children have used a tablet or smartphone before they could speak in full sentences, according to a new report. Conducted by...

kent nurseries

Kent County Council is to keep open almost half of the 23 children's centres it had threatened to close as part of a cost-cutting...

The lives of hundreds of babies could be saved every year thanks to a simple 15-minute blood test developed at an NHS hospital, which...

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