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Friday, July 3, 2020

The NHS Test and Trace service brings together testing, contact tracing and outbreak management into an end-to-end service to stop the spread of the virus and help us move out of lockdown.

The UK Government has launched a campaign to shine a light on businesses and employees across the country who have responded to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in remarkable ways and are now going back to business.

Veterans are providing vital skills across a range of projects to help the country tackle the current coronavirus outbreak. From helping to build Nightingale Hospitals to delivering essential supplies to those who are shielding, they have helped thousands of people across the country. We take a look at how one such veteran is helping out.

Teachers, parents, pupils and support workers at schools across England have been back in the familiar surroundings for the past three weeks. Here we take a look at how things have worked.

Families can be reunited and dinner parties will be allowed as England’s coronavirus lockdown is eased - but millions of people will still be unable to hug their loved ones.

Businesses can get advice on how to generate high-quality leads without spending more money during a free webinar run by publisher Archant.

Thousands of non-essential retail businesses such as clothes and homeware shops across England have taken advantage of the opportunity to reopen to members of the public since Monday, June 15.

Thunderstorms and heavy rain could lead to flooding in London and the east of England, the Met Office has warned.

As we move into the summer months, the UK Government is encouraging us all to support the tireless farmers, fishermen and women who put food on our plates.

Face coverings will soon be compulsory for people wanting to travel on public transport in England to limit the spread of coronavirus.

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Kitted out from top-to-toe in Lycra, wearing an aerodynamic helmet and riding a hi-tech Chris Boardman lightweight carbon-fibre bike, Harry Podmore cuts every inch the willowy, athletic figure of a professional cyclist – the only issue is – he’s a fast bowler for Kent.

The new NHS Test and Trace service launched across England on May 28 forms a central part of the Government’s coronavirus recovery strategy to help us all get our lives back to something like normal. Here we explain how the system will work and answer some of the key questions which have been raised by members of the public.

Face coverings will be mandatory on public transport in England from Monday June 15, transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced today.

A father was clapped by friends and neighbours as he arrived home after surviving “against all the odds” in a 50-day hospital battle with Covid-19.

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Schools across the country have been preparing for some of their pupils to return to the classroom. Here is how one group of schools has been getting ready to make sure pupils can be taught safely and get on with lessons.

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The ongoing countrywide lockdown means this year’s Easter weekend feels very different for many.

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In these troubled times, who better to rally the nation in a chorus of song than national treasure Gareth Malone?

As Covid-19 continues its grip on the world, the three main theatres in our region are closing their doors.

Timeless classics are set to captivate audiences as Disney on Ice presents Magical Ice Festival at London’s iconic SSE Arena in Wembley.

Of course it’s a farce – Monty Python icon John Cleese is behind it.

It’s the classic tale of forbidden love, and sex, and now it is coming to The Orchard Theatre, Dartford from Thursday, February 20 until Saturday, February 22.

This is a big month of music at The Orchard Theatre in Dartford.

The panto season is barely over and The Orchard Theatre in Dartford has already announced its big star this year – it’s Christopher Biggins.

You wait for a bus festival and now the 10th one in a row is happening in April.

The perfect crime? Can it be done? Can it be done with murder?

He is known as Mouth of the South and Rob Beckett’s madcap humour will be coming to Dartford.

If Disney has taught us anything over the decades it’s to dream big and be inspired – and Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic! does exactly that.

He’s doing Broadway now, but the mystery of a Derren Brown show will be arriving in Dartford soon.

Relive the magic of Frozen and timeless Disney classics this Christmas and New Year as Disney on Ice 100 Years of Magic! comes to the O2 London.

Dancing Queens and Super Troupers alike can, from today, Take a Chance on an immersive exhibition at London’s O2 paying tribute to the world’s most famous Swedish supergroup.

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