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Possible link between dogs and rise in hepatitis cases in children being explored

Possible link between dogs and rise in hepatitis cases in children being explored

Health officials investigating a sudden spike in hepatitis cases in children are exploring whether there is any possible link to the family pet.

Sport and music-loving youngsters wanted for new award

Sport and music-loving youngsters wanted for new award

Youngsters, tackling a sport or hobby regardless of illness or disability, are being sought for a new Children's Award.

Swings, slides and fun galore!

Swings, slides and fun galore!

A "wonderful" children's playground is to be built at a country park.

First look at country park's planned playground

First look at country park's planned playground

The first images of how a playground at a country park will look have been revealed ahead of a crunch meeting on the plans.

More advice for parents as hepatitis cases in children spread

More advice for parents as hepatitis cases in children spread

Medics, investigating a mystery rise in hepatitis illness in children, issue more advice for parents as cases are detected in Europe and the US.

Inspiring youngsters sought for Kent's Children's Awards

Inspiring youngsters sought for Kent's Children's Awards

The county's prestigious Children's Awards are back and we need you to tell us about inspirational children, families and charities that you know.

The hepatitis signs parents should check for amid mystery spike in cases

The hepatitis signs parents should check for amid mystery spike in cases

Parents are being urged to look out for signs of hepatitis in their children as medics investigate 70 cases with no obvious cause.

Covid jabs for children aged five to 11 to start next week

Covid jabs for children aged five to 11 to start next week

Covid-19 vaccine appointments are to be available to all children from Saturday as the national roll-out extends to youngsters next week.

Children as young as 5 using social media amid 'TikTot' fears

Children as young as 5 using social media amid 'TikTot' fears

Children as young as five are using social media platforms designed for teenagers warns a new report into how we're using television and the internet.

New nature trail gets grand opening

New nature trail gets grand opening

Families will be able to learn about some of the unique wildlife Kent has to offer with the opening of a new nature trail.

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Images reveal £1.1m vision for overhaul of play areas

Images reveal £1.1m vision for overhaul of play areas

Three play areas in the same town are in line for an exciting revamp in a million-pound plan featuring outdoor gyms, new climbing frames and swings.

Year 3 pupils hardest hit by pandemic learning loss

Year 3 pupils hardest hit by pandemic learning loss

Young children are showing few signs their learning is recoving after the pandemic, says one of the biggest reports into the impact of Covid 19.

New adventure golf course to open by summer

New adventure golf course to open by summer

A new adventure golf course could open at the same time as the popular paddling pool next door, its owner has revealed.

Book it! Michael Morpurgo to appear at literary festival

Book it! Michael Morpurgo to appear at literary festival

The War Horse author plus celebrated novelist Victoria Hislop head a star-studded line-up in Kent with tickets on sale from today

'I've been here 13 years - this is the worst mistake I've seen'

'I've been here 13 years - this is the worst mistake I've seen'

An independent inquiry is likely to be held into major delays in sourcing transport to take special needs children to and from school in Kent.

What to do if you didn't get your school of choice on National Offer Day?

What to do if you didn't get your school of choice on National Offer Day?

Children starting secondary school in September find out today which school they've been given, but what can you do if you're unhappy with the news?

Popular toy shop set for new home

Popular toy shop set for new home

A toy store which has been in a shopping centre for almost 50 years is moving.

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