A five pence levy on plastic carrier bags is set to be imposed on small retailers on Thursday this week when the government will unveil its twenty five year environmental plan. Figures from April 2016 to 2017 showed nine billion fewer plastic bags were used by shoppers since the ban was introduced in 2015. Shoppers in Maidstone told us if the charge on plastic bags makes them think about the effects on the environment..
You could have the chance to look after Gorillas and cats - including Tigers - at a Kent Animal park. Howletts is recruiting an intern to work with gorillas as well as a keeper for its carnivores.
A new walking group's been setup in Sevenoaks to help combat low self-esteem and improve fitness. Every Step Counts is run entirely by volunteers with support from the council and has made great strides since its launch at the end of last year.
Council Tax in Kent could rise again thanks to proposals for more police officers. Kent Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Scott's announced today that he's planning on recruiting 200 extra officers. The price rise will be around £12 pounds extra per year per household.
Police may still be searching for the Croydon Cat Killer - the notorious criminal responsible for the deaths and mutilations of several felines in Kent. We spoke to Tony Jenkins from South Norwood Animal Rescue Liberty who's dealt with a number of these cases.