Podcast: A Lordswood man who has spent 13 weeks in Medway Maritime Hospital still doesn’t know why he is ill

A Medway man who has spent almost 13 weeks in hospital, still doesn’t know what’s wrong.

Ben Wright started suffering severe abdominal pain before Christmas. Hear from his wife Kayleigh who has described his symptoms. We also have a statement from the hospital.

Also in today’s podcast, social media firms have agreed to work closer with UK authorities as part of plans to try and stop people crossing the Channel to Kent in small boats.

The likes of TikTok, Facebook and X will remove ads posted by smuggling gangs.

London’s Mayor has suggested Kent should have its own car scrappage scheme to help drivers when then Ultra Low Emission Zone expands to the county’s border.

From the end of the month, anyone in an older, more polluting vehicles will have to pay to head into boroughs including Bromley and Bexley.

A Kent boy whose legs had to be amputated after he was abused as a baby is preparing to set off on an epic fundraiser.

Tony Hudgell’s already raised more than £1 million by doing a walk on his prosthetics. Hear from Tony and his adoptive mum Paula – and a very special person who’s sent him a good luck message.

A former WWE star has opened a new wrestling school in Tunbridge Wells.

Ayesha Raymond fell in love with the sport when All-Star Wrestling shows came to Tunbridge Wells when she was a child. Reporter Joe Crossley was put through his paces.

And in football, and it was the perfect start to the season for Gillingham.

They beat Stockport County 1-nil away from home on Saturday. Hear from manager Neil Harris.