A secondary school in Chatham's considering giving pupils Friday afternoons off. Walderslade Girls' School has put forward a proposal that will see changes made to the school timetable including Monday being the longest day of the week. We asked shoppers in Chatham what they thought of these proposals.
The South East is facing water shortages which could last until 2050. According to a report by the Environment Agency the county won't have enough water by 2050 unless urgent action is taken. It's mainly down to wastage and leakage, but factors such as climate change and population growth both have an impact.
A Department for Transport annual report suggests Kent is unable to accomodate lorry parking. The news comes as new plans have been unveiled to use parts of the M20 to hold 2,000 lorries next year if there's issues at the borders.
"You're going to put us out of business": that's the message from the owner of local companies after the government announced it's set to crackdown on wood-burning stoves as part of a new strategy to tackle air pollution. Some critics have questioned the effectiveness of the move as well as the pressures it will place on local councils to implement, and owner of Medway Fire & Stoves Keith Bell joined us in the studio to talk more about it.
A team from the University of Kent have made a ground-breaking discovery about dinosaurs by comparing them to birds and turtles. Researchers have been studying the genetic structure of Velociraptors and T-Rexs using birds and turtles which are distant ancestors of dinosaurs and Professor Darren Griffin joined us to talk more about it.