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Podcast: Boy, 13, attacked with wrench at Longmead Park, Tonbridge is lucky not to have been paralysed

A teenage boy has been told he is lucky not to have been paralysed after being attacked with a wrench at a park in Tonbridge.

Freddy Wheatley was taken to hospital with severe bruising after it happened in Longmead Park on Saturday.

He’s spoken of the moment and his mum has explained why she has started a petition calling for CCTV cameras to be installed.

Also in today’s podcast, Boris Johnson has announced plans to reform social care.

It’ll see National Insurance contributions increase by 1.25% from next April.

Hear from a care home boss, our political editor and the chair of the National Care Association.

In sport, Kent’s Emma Raducanu is through to the quarter finals of the US Open tennis.

And Will Bayley from Tunbridge Wells has received a heroes welcome as he arrived at the airport from Tokyo after winning two silver medals at the Paralympics.