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  1. Our live coverage has ended for the day
  2. Updates on Wednesday 29 March 2017

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  1. That's it for tonight

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Thanks for joining us today - we'll be back tomorrow from 06:00 BST with all your news, sport, weather and travel.

    Is there something you'd like to tell us about? We'd love to hear from you.

    You can get in touch on  Twitter , on  Facebook , or by sending us an  email .

  2. Renovating community landmark - #onegooddeed

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    All this month BBC Radio Kent is asking you to do #onegooddeed.

    Could you give your time to renovate a community landmark?

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    Video caption: Folkestone's Vinery receives a community makeover
  3. Mother says eating disorder death 'could have been prevented'

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    An NHS Trust has admitted a young man from Kent didn't receive appropriate treatment for the eating disorder which eventually led to his death.

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    Video caption: Health trust admits failings over eating disorder death
  4. ICYMI: Wallaby spotted in Bethersden garden

    Hamish Mureddu-Reid

    BBC News Online, South East

    When Lucy Austin opened her son's window she spotted a very unusual visitor to her Bethersden garden. 

    The wallaby was happily finding its breakfast among the trees and didn't seem put off by its human observers.

    Lucy said the animal remained in her garden all day and was still there as she closed her son's curtains at 19:00 BST. 

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    Video caption: Wallaby spotted in Bethersden garden
  5. Priest calls for Church of England to change policy on homosexuality

    Claire Cottingham

    BBC Live reporter

    Throughout his career as a parish priest, he remained celibate, and kept his homosexuality a secret.

    But now, at the age of 78, the Reverend Phillip Clements says he has finally found love and plans to get married to a 24-year-old Romanian called Florin.

    Mr Clements, from Eastry, near Sandwich, says it's time for the Church of England to change its policy on same-sex marriage, so gay clergymen can enjoy a fulfilled life.

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    Video caption: Priest marries lover
  6. The age of steam may have long passed - but some people just can't Lego

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    An exhibition of Lego charting the history of Britain is just about to open on the Kent and East Sussex Railway in Tenterden with one of the world's most famous trains at its centre.  

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    Video caption: An exhibition of Lego charting the history of Britain is just about to open
  7. Could we be in for the warmest day of the year?

    Rachel Mackley

    Weather Presenter

    There's a little rain, some sunshine and some real warmth in my forecast.

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    Video caption: Weather Rachel 1830
  8. Brexit: How the South East voted

    Stuart Maisner

    BBC Live reporter

    Theresa May has invoked Article 50, formally declaring the UK's intention to leave the European Union.

    Here's a reminder how the South East voted in the referendum. 

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    Video caption: Article 50 triggered - how the South East voted
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    Severe disruption: M25 Kent clockwise

    BBC News Travel

    M25 Kent clockwise severe disruption, between J5 for M26 and J6 for A22.

    M25 Kent - One lane closed and slow traffic on M25 clockwise between J5 M26 and J6, A22 (Godstone), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. March has been our #onegooddeed month

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    We launched #onegooddeed with a spring clean for Thanet.

    If you've done a good deed for someone in March, tell us about it on  FacebookTwitter  or by  email

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    Video caption: One good deed litter pick in Broadstairs
  11. Historic Article 50 letter delivered

    The clock has started ticking after we formally handed in our official divorce notice to the European Union.

    We will have two years to unwind four and a half decades of EU membership, start replacing reams of EU law with a domestic equivalent and work out our future ties to the continent.

    So what are some of the main areas of negotiation? 

  12. Wallaby spotted in Bethersden garden

    Hamish Mureddu-Reid

    BBC News Online, South East

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    Video caption: Wallaby spotted in Bethersden garden

    When Lucy Austin opened her son's window she spotted a very unusual visitor to her Bethersden garden. 

    The wallaby was happily finding its breakfast among the trees and didn't seem put off by its human observers.

    Lucy said the animal remained in her garden all day and was still there as she closed her son's curtains at 19:00 BST. 

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    Severe accident: A249 Kent eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A249 Kent eastbound severe accident, between M20 J7 Maidstone and Scragged Oak Road County Showground.

    A249 Kent - A249 Detling Hill in Detling closed eastbound between Maidstone and County Showground, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  14. The Flying Scotsman - made out of Lego

    Claire Cottingham

    BBC Live reporter

    This. Is. Amazing.

    I've been along to see an eight-metre-long Lego model of the Flying Scotsman and three Pullman carriages which are going on display at the Kent and East Sussex Railway in Tenterden, Kent.

    The models were created by Bright Bricks, which featured in Channel 4’s “Inside Lego at Christmas”.

    I'll bring you more on this later.  

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  15. 'He was a wonderful, wonderful man'

    Claire Cottingham

    BBC Live reporter

    The funeral of motor racing legend John Surtees took place in Sussex yesterday.

    Born in Tatsfield, Surrey, he was the only man to have won a world championship on both two and four wheels. In his later years he owned the karting track Buckmore Park in Kent.

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    Video caption: John Surtees funeral
  16. Making a garden out of scrubland

    Bob Dale

    BBC Live reporter

    A Dover schoolgirl who decided to do something to help her community is the story of #onegooddeed in Dover. 

    If you've done a good deed for someone in March, tell us about it on  FacebookTwitter  or by  email .  

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    Video caption: Dover residents turn wasteland into community garden