According to researchers, indulgent grandparents may be having an adverse impact on their grandchildren's health. A study by the University of Glasgow suggests grandparents are often inclined to treat and overfeed children, and in some cases don't give them enough exercise. We asked shoppers in Maidstone if grandparents should be spoiling their grandchildren.
A Zimbabwean farmer born in Kent whose been a target of Robert Mugabe has spoken with KMTV about the ongoing army takeover. Mugabe, whose the world's longest serving leader, appears to be under house arrest with the army seizing control of the capital. Sittingbourne's Ben Freeth spoke with our reporter Molly Mileham-Chappell earlier.
Controversial plans for a huge lorry park off the M20 as a solution to Operation Stack have been scrapped by the government. In a massive U-turn, they say it'll no longer be going ahead with the 250 million pound project near Hythe.
They are demanding an extra £1.7 billion per year for schools from next week's Autumn Budget. According to the letter, schools won't be able to recruit teachers, class sizes will increase and some subjects could be withdrawn. Louisa Britton is joined on the sofa by Peter Reid from Kent Education Advice