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Jobs to go as NSPCC looks at quitting Kent base

Jobs to go as NSPCC looks at quitting Kent base

Referrals for specialist help for abused children are set to end as the national charity prepares to move out of the county.

Leisure centre pool set to reopen

Leisure centre pool set to reopen

The wait is almost over for swimmers who will once again be able to access a revamped leisure centre's pool.

Under-19s to get free bus travel this summer

Under-19s to get free bus travel this summer

Young people in Kent will be eligible for free bus travel across the county throughout the summer holiday

Can I leave my child home alone?

Can I leave my child home alone?

With six weeks of school holidays coming up, the NSPCC has advice for parents trying to make a decision about leaving their child home alone.

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Free football camps to provide lifeline for struggling families

Free football camps to provide lifeline for struggling families

The Street Soccer Foundation will host free camps offering football and food to more than 1,000 disadvantaged children across Kent.

You've seen the Moon, now it's back down to Earth

You've seen the Moon, now it's back down to Earth

You could feel like you have the whole world in your hands when an awe-inspiring sculpture of the Earth, made using NASA imagery, reaches Kent.

'Don't buy' warning for popular children's sun cream

'Don't buy' warning for popular children's sun cream

Two well-known sun creams, including one made for children, have failed Which? tests leading to a warning for shoppers to avoid them this summer.

Get your game on for this festival

Get your game on for this festival

A huge family-friendly gaming festival is set to be staged in the county this weekend.

Parents could claim £500 Covid payment if children are isolating

Parents could claim £500 Covid payment if children are isolating

Parents of pupils, being sent home to isolate after coming into contact with coronavirus, could be entitled to a £500 one-off support payment.

Nearly 12,000 pupils not in class because of Covid

Nearly 12,000 pupils not in class because of Covid

A snapshot of absence rates for one week this month show nearly 12,000 pupils were not in class because of Covid.

Girl, 11, behind world-changing wind-powered car

Girl, 11, behind world-changing wind-powered car

At just 11 years old, Annabelle Sapoor is being praised for her bold design of an electric car that doesn't even have to be charged.

£10m funding to help children post pandemic

£10m funding to help children post pandemic

A programme to help children catch up on the activities, learning and socialising they have missed during the pandemic has been given a cash boost.

Has Covid killed off birthday cake candles?

Has Covid killed off birthday cake candles?

With parents worried about spreading Covid at parties, and a no-blow candle in production, has the pandemic ended the tradition of candles on cakes?

Deadline nears for Kent Test registration

Deadline nears for Kent Test registration

Parents who'd like their children to be considered for a grammar school place next year don't have long to register them for the Kent Test.

'It was freezing but we can't wait to go back'

'It was freezing but we can't wait to go back'

What's it like to take the plunge at Kent's new Aqua Park? One family, celebrating a birthday, went to find out...

How to watch Disney's new film Luca

How to watch Disney's new film Luca

Disney and Pixar's latest underwater adventure is released today. Here's how to watch it.

Elmer sculpture trail gets ready to launch

Elmer sculpture trail gets ready to launch

There are just days left until 51 unique Elmer sculptures thunder into a Kent town for a unique summer art trail.

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