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All You Need to Know for Thursday 14th December
Hope you are enjoying your week, the weekend is now almost here – and that’s great news. Here is our round up news, sport, events, movies and weather in Kent.
Brexit: Government suffers defeat on key vote.Theresa May’s government has been narrowly defeated in a key Commons vote after a rebellion by Conservative MPs.Tory rebels backed an amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill, which called for MPs to have a “meaningful vote” on any Brexit deal. The amendment passed by 309 votes to 305, drawing cheers from Labour MPs in the Commons.The Tory rebellion, led by former attorney general Dominic Grieve, sought the introduction of an amendment that seeks to put into law a vote on the final Brexit deal.The amendment would open the final Brexit deal up to full parliamentary scrutiny – meaning it could be rewritten by MPs. This could potentially leave the government vulnerable to further revolts over elements of the withdrawal deal..For more on this Full Story KentNews.Co.UK
Salford house fire: Fourth child dies after blaze.A three-year-old girl whose three siblings were killed in a house fire in Salford has died in hospital.Six people have been arrested, and two charged, in connection with the deaths.The girl, named by police as Lia Pearson, was injured when a blaze broke out just before 5am on Monday morning at her terraced house in Jackson Street, Walkden.Lia’s 15-year-old sister Demi Pearson was pronounced dead at the scene, while her eight-year-old brother Brandon and seven-year-old sister Lacie later died in hospital.Lia’s grandmother, Sandra Lever, confirmed her death on Facebook on Wednesday afternoon, writing: “Just letting everyone know they just turned life machine off on Lia. She has passed away peacefully. My beautiful granddaughter, go find your brother, 2 sisters. Love you all so much.”…For more on this KentOnline.Co.UK Full Story
Football :Gillingham striker Conor Wilkinson available for Bristol Rovers home game after injury.Conor Wilkinson is back training ahead of Gillingham’s home game against Bristol Rovers.Wilkinson suffered a knee injury during the Checkatrade Trophy match against Oxford United but has made a quick recovery.That injury meant he was unavailable for last weekend’s trip to Plymouth.Hopefully he will be in contention for Saturday again,” said Gills boss Steve Lovell.Elsewhere, Bradley Garmston is getting closer to a return but Lovell has plenty of other men fit, meaning selection problems in some areas.He said: “When you have the likes of Gabriel Zakuani, Jake Hessenthaler and Alex Lacey out of the side, those boys who are in the side have to perform because they are waiting to get back in. That is a healthy position for me.”Lovell put Elliott List back in the squad last weekend, after resting him for a couple of matches and was delighted with his impact off the bench at Plymouth..Full information Inspire Kent Events for Full Story
Events Coming Up
Santa In Love at The Marlowe – Tuesday 19th December 2017.In Love at The Marlowe.An interactive show about Santa and what he wants best.Have you ever wanted to know a secret? A Christmas secret!Maybe you’d like to know where the fairy on top of the Christmas tree comes from, or why you never see a Christmas elf, or what exactly happened to Frosty the Snowman?Or maybe you’d like to know the greatest secret of them all… the one about Santa Claus and the thing he secretly loves best.Could it be presents? Could it be reindeer? Could it be snow?You’ll never guess, so if you want to find out then join Santa and his friends in this fun filled family musical complete with games, giggles and all your favourite Christmas songs..Full information Inspire Kent Events for Full Story
Whats on at the Movies
The main movie playing across all Kent cinemas this week isThe Killing of a Sacred Deer
It scored<strong 79% by Rotten Tomatoes. Read the full review here Full Movie Review on Rotten Tomatoes
Whose Number One in Music Charts this week?
PERFECT – ED SHEERAN
Weather Today and Tomorrow
6 Celsius today peak with chance of cloudy, tomorrow should at 6 Celsius peak with chance Mostly rain.