Since the Second World War, the white cliffs of Dover have become synonymous with one of the nations wartime icons: Dame Vera Lynn. And now the Kentish landmark's been at the centre of a special tribute to the singer who recently passed away at the age of 103.
Today's announcement by the Prime Minister comes as the scale of the coronavirus' economic impact on the county's businesses has been highlighted by a new report. Since Kent's Business Helpline was set up on 25 March, it's supported more than 9,000 companies during the pandemic.
In the most dramatic easing of lockdown restrictions so far, Kent's struggling pubs, restaurants and museums will soon be allowed to reopen. Boris Johnson's today announced the all important 2 social distancing rule will be halved, in the hope businesses can be brought back from the brink. But the Prime Minister has warned we must still be vigilant to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.
Two men have been arrested after a teenager's been stabbed in Canterbury. A 17-year-old has been taken to hospital after the attack in Palace Street at around 2.30 in the afternoon yesterday.
With Kent County Council hoping to postpone the Kent Test until October, many have hit out at the decision saying disadvantaged children will suffer. Under the proposal put forward, the test which determines which pupils will go to Grammar school will take place a month later than usual.