Podcast: Couple expecting baby killed in road crash at poorly marked crossroads

An inquest has heard how faded road markings and a twisted give way sign may have contributed to the tragic crash deaths of a young man and his pregnant girlfriend.

Josh Alexander and Jessica Poole were killed in the accident at a crossroads near Ashford last June. 

Also in today’s podcast,  a man has shed tears as he’s formally cleared of stalking his ex-girlfriend after a video filmed on his phone helped to “undermine” her accusations.

The Whitstable man had been arrested and charged with harassing the woman over a four-week period following a break-up.

It’s been suggested opening a Primark store in Ashford could be a lifeline for other shops and businesses. 

In a recent survey, a third of people put it top of their list for what they want in the town centre.

Two Kent mums who launched a business after becoming friends on the school run are opening a new florist in time for Valentine’s Day.

Owners Samantha Richards and Katie Hall, who live in Maidstone, have been friends for four years but worked together more than a decade before without realising.

And in football, hear from goal-scorer Oli Hawkins after Gillingham’s 3 – 1 win over Notts County. 

The Gills know they must keep the momentum going ahead of their clash with Swindon Town tomorrow.