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Nominate a teacher for top award

Nominate a teacher for top award

It's been a year like no other for schools and teachers and this year's Children's Awards hopes to recognise that with an award for a member of staff.

Kent has highest number of obese kids in country

Kent has highest number of obese kids in country

A new study has revealed thousands of school age children have been identified as obese in the county.

Famous names back children's book about tortoise

Famous names back children's book about tortoise

An 80-year-old tortoise who was abandoned 50-years-ago has become the star of a series of picture books.

Learn to cook with Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge

Learn to cook with Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge

Footballer Marcus Rashford and chef Tom Kerridge have begun showing families how to cook cheap, easy, healthy meals. Here's how to join in:

Supermarket launches free children's book scheme

Supermarket launches free children's book scheme

Children will be able to bring home free books from a Kent supermarket thanks to book swap stations being brought into all stores.

Monsters help ease pandemic pressures for children

Monsters help ease pandemic pressures for children

A mum who brought her son's drawing of a friendly monster to life has created dozens more for children to help them cope with lockdown pressures.

County show postponed and 'scaled back'

County show postponed and 'scaled back'

The Kent County Show, due to take place in July, has been postponed and will be replaced by a "scaled back" event.

Things to do this weekend in Kent

Things to do this weekend in Kent

From tractor rides and lambs to festivals and bluebells, here's some suggestions of things to do across the bank holiday weekend in Kent.

Take the kids on a picnic...at the palace!

Take the kids on a picnic...at the palace!

Buckingham Palace is to allow visitors to picnic on its lawn. Here's how you can swap your favourite picnic spot for one at the Palace this summer:

Free football for kids

Free football for kids

The last of a series of free football sessions for youngsters takes place this weekend.

Helping children be good pet owners

Helping children be good pet owners

With growing numbers of families getting pets in lockdown, the RSPCA has launched an online course to help youngsters be compassionate pet owners.

Could you nominate a courageous child?

Could you nominate a courageous child?

After a break last year because of coronavirus, the Children's Awards are back and we're looking for your nominations now!

Parents await primary places announcement

Parents await primary places announcement

Families in Kent are facing a nervous wait for news of their child's September school place, with emails due to be released at 4pm this afternoon.

First Class out this week

First Class out this week

Did your child start school in September? Our First Class specials had to be delayed because of Covid but they're now in production and out soon!

Toy shop's giveaway on opening day

Toy shop's giveaway on opening day

A Bluewater toy shop is celebrating the reopening of its store on Monday after lockdown with a goody bag giveaway.

Kent parks perfect for a play date

Kent parks perfect for a play date

If you're making plans to see friends or family outside during the holidays, here's 30 parks and open spaces in Kent where you could meet.

Open air theatre ready to return

Open air theatre ready to return

Blankets and chairs at the ready! Outdoor theatre is returning to Kent and there's some fantastic open air shows for families this spring and summer.

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