Podcast: £44m Thanet Parkway station will be staffed by Southeastern seven days a week

It’s been revealed a railway station in Kent that was once dubbed a ‘mugger’s paradise’ is going to be staffed seven days a week.

Southeastern have given an update on Thanet Parkway which cost £44m to build and is based in Cliffsend which is between Ramsgate and Margate.

Also in today’s podcast, a significant change has come into force today for parents who’ve lost a baby.  

For the first time, bereaved mums and dad’s who’s child died before 24 weeks of pregnancy will be able to apply for formal acknowledgement. We’ve been speaking to Keeley Lengthorn who is an ambassador for Medway baby loss charity Abigail’s Footsteps.

A charity’s warning that low-income parents would only be able to lift their families out of poverty by working full-time eight days a week.

Action for Children says it’s getting harder for people to support their kids. Hear from Dan who’s a dad from Deal.

A group of volunteers in Paddock Wood are doing their bit for wildlife conservation by helping toads cross a road.

Reporter Elli Hodgson joined Steve Songhurst who started going out on patrols after noticing many struggling to get to a pond to breed.

And in sport, a Faversham footballer is hoping to raise enough money to go to the Winter Deaflympics in Turkey.

Emma Brown is part of the Team GB futsal squad, but they haven’t been given any funding by UK Sport.