Podcast: Dad pays heartbreaking tribute to son, 23, who died after taking drugs during birthday celebrations in Ramsgate

The dad of a young man who died after taking a ‘cocktail of drugs’ during birthday celebrations has paid a heartbreaking tribute.

Chase Oldale-Worth was found unresponsive at his home in July after turning 23. Hear from reporter Alex Jee who has been speaking to the family.

Also in today’s podcast, foodbanks across Kent are braced for their worst winter yet with demand for their services at an all time high.

The Trussell Trust runs seven sites in the county and expects to hand out more than one million emergency food parcels in the next three months. We’ve been speaking to their project manager in Swale.

A Kent MP has promised everything will be done to keep communities safe in the UK as fighting in the Middle East continues.

Israel launched strikes on Gaza after militant group Hamas carried out a surprise attack on the country just over a week ago. Hear from Tonbridge and Malling rep Tom Tugendhat.

Thousands of children across Kent are finding out if they can apply to go to a grammar school next September.

Results of the Kent Test are out and we’ve got analysis from education expert Graham Jones from Whitehead Monckton solicitors in Maidstone.

An incredibly popular arts and crafts shop in Chatham is closing down after 40 years.

Just Fabrics started off as a stall in the town’s market before moving to the Pentagon shopping centre – but has to leave their current base. Hear from the owner.

As Black History Month continues, final preparations are being made for an event to celebrate all cultures across Kent.

The Empower Gala will award people who go above and beyond within their community.

And in sport, Sheppey United have qualified for the opening round of the FA Cup for the first time ever.

They beat Billericay Town on penalties in their replay match last night and will take on league 2 side Walsall next.