Podcast: Chatham teenager Jack Dolan suffers brain damage after jumping into the sea from Stone Pier in Margate

The family of a teenage boy who suffered severe brain damage after jumping off a pier into the sea at Margate have described him as ‘amazing but as wild as they come’.

Jack Dolan was knocked unconscious after performing a flip off Stone Pier last month. The 15-year-old was flown to a London hospital but a scan revealed no brain activity.

Also in today’s podcast, with less than 48 hours until polls open for the general election, it’s feared some people in Kent might not get the chance to vote.

There have been concerns about delays with sending out postal ballots for those who are on holiday or otherwise unable to get to a polling station in person.

A petition’s been set up calling for traffic lights to be installed outside a school in Broadstairs, after a girl was knocked down.

The teenager suffered serious injuries in the collision near the Charles Dickens School on Friday.

The people behind a huge art trail in Maidstone this summer are hoping it raises thousands of pounds.

If you’ve been to the town you might have seen some of the decorated Shaun the Sheep sculptures.

There’s more than 100 and there’ll be there until the end of August.

And in sport, Kent’s Emma Raducanu has marked her return to Wimbledon with a first round victory over Renata Zarazua.