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Six ways to save money on back-to-school shopping

Six ways to save money on back-to-school shopping

Kitting kids out for a new term can be costly – but there are ways to cut back.

New primary school opening delayed

New primary school opening delayed

Parents have been told a new primary school due to open after the summer holidays will not happen meaning children will be sent to a temporary site.

All schools to have life-saving defibrillators

All schools to have life-saving defibrillators

Schools without a life-saving defibrillator will be given one before next summer, under plans to ensure every state school has its own device.

Parents urged to keep kids active as school holidays start

Parents urged to keep kids active as school holidays start

Children's activity levels drop during the summer holidays, claim health officials, who are appealing to parents to keep kids moving.

Nintendo issues Switch heat warning

Nintendo issues Switch heat warning

Video games manufacturer Nintendo has issued a warning to those using its Switch console as England's heatwave continues.

What is polio virus and when should you be vaccinated against it?

What is polio virus and when should you be vaccinated against it?

Parents are being told to check immunisations are up-to-date after sewage samples detected polio virus but what is the infection and who is at risk?

Dinner lady Polly, 80, has no intention of retiring

Dinner lady Polly, 80, has no intention of retiring

A school celebrated the 80th birthday of a member of staff who has worked there for 50 years and is adamant she wants to continue.

Don't miss getting your copy of My Dad

Don't miss getting your copy of My Dad

Children have spent the last few weeks sending us pictures of their dads for Father's Day. Here's how to get your copy of My Dad later this month.

Roarsome fun finding fossils

Roarsome fun finding fossils

We tried the new Dino Expedition at a Kent country park where Jurassic World fans get to hunt for fossils and take them home.

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.

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