An urgent appeal for volunteers has been issued by Childline and the NSPCC, which are experiencing high volumes of calls to helplines.
M&S is offering to top-up the value of the £15 free school meal voucher to £20.
A toy brand, once a regular feature on Kent's high street, has launched home learning ideas and toy discounts for families at home.
With pictures of sparse food packages circulating online, we went to Asda to show what children could be getting for £30.
Schools in Kent are reporting huge increases in the number of pupils attending despite new lockdown measures.
The harsh winter weather and darker days could make the third lockdown the most difficult yet. Here's some tips for getting your family through...
Hours of curriculum-based programmes and learning will be shown through television screens from next week as part of work to help pupils at home.
Mums feeling the effects of coronavirus restrictions are being encouraged to turn to an app that will connect them with other mothers nearby.
Health chiefs are working hard to give thousands of children in Kent a flu spray who missed out because of coronavirus- related school closures.
Shop local and support Kent's producers with these gifts for children's stockings, Christmas Eve boxes or for tucking into over the festive period.
Large numbers of pupils are missing school flu sprays because of bubble closures related to Covid. Health chiefs say the situation is 'challenging'.
A toy shop, with branches across Kent, is extending its opening hours until Christmas in order to meet demand after reopening.
Primark will reopen this week with one store trading for 24-hours to help Christmas shoppers.
Support bubbles, including single adults or those with a baby under one, remain in place under Tier 4 rules. More details on who qualifies here:
Christmas Jumper Day is going ahead this year, despite coronavirus. Here's all the ways that you can get involved this year:
As flu immunisations get underway in Kent and Medway schools, parents are being encouraged to make sure they've given their consent.
Yet to organise this year's advent calendars? We take a look at some of those still available for all the family...
Thousands of reflective keyrings are on their way to children across Kent thanks to the almighty success of this year's Be Bright Be Seen campaign.
All parents in Kent and Medway are being offered free parenting courses as part of measures to support families during the coronavirus pandemic.
An indoor play centre in Kent has closed forever with owners saying the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to continue.
A toy shop with branches across Kent says extra measures will be in place to help panicked parents with Christmas shopping during lockdown.
Families in Kent and Medway are being urged to stay home and not trick or treat on Halloween, despite government rules allowing for celebrations.
Pumpkin fields in some parts of Kent are now turning away visitors after high demand has seen them run out days before Halloween.
Personalised Quality Street tins will be sold online this Christmas after coronavirus concerns sees the popular gift removed from John Lewis stores.
To help ensure children are seen on Kent's roads this winter we've got 20,000 reflective keyrings to once again give away.
A charity helping people with learning disabilities, hopes families picking pumpkins from its patch will help bolster funds hit hard by coronavirus.
A toy superstore, with branches across the county, has revealed what it thinks will be the top 10 toys this Christmas.
World-renowned toy shop Hamleys has opened a new store inside Bluewater Shopping Centre for Christmas.
Thousands of letters have been sent to parents in Kent asking them to only book a coronavirus test if their child displays very specific symptoms.
A fireworks display which attracts thousands of families to a town centre park every November has been cancelled because of coronavirus.
Are your kids bonkers about bricks? LEGO has unveiled its 2020 advent calendars, which are always amongst the first to sell out before Christmas.
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