Cookham Wood prison in Medway is employing more prison officers as it tries to tackle rising levels of assault and self-harm. The number of officers has increased significantly over the last year with the government hiring more than 3,000 since 2016.
More than a quarter of people in Kent who sat the UK citizenship test failed the exam. The test is compulsory for those who want to become a British citizen or settle in the UK and cover a range of topics including politics, geography and British history. We visited Rochester to quiz shoppers in the town.
Parents in Medway say their children are being discriminated against after their school announced there wouldn't be enough special needs places. A campaign's been launched for more funding for secondary provision at Abbey Court School in Rochester after plans were scrapped by the council to expand it.