Podcast: Dad pays tribute to William Brown, 7, who was killed in a suspected hit and run near Folkestone

A man has been arrested following the death of a seven-year-old boy in a suspected hit and run near Folkestone.

William Brown Junior was knocked down as he went to retrieve a football on Sandgate Esplanade on Wednesday. His dad, William Senior, has paid a heartbreaking tribute.

Also in today’s podcast, a 16-year-old girl says she’s worried she’ll miss out on getting support from youth workers after the council cut funding for youth services.

Jasmine Manning from Swanscombe is home-schooled and has been using services run by Gifted Young Generation, which include performing arts workshops.

The founder of a Kent charity that supports young carers will be representing the county at a carol service at Westminster Abbey.

Jan Hall, from Crossroads, will be joining the Princess of Wales at the Together at Christmas event.

All of the presents you kindly donated to the Give a Gift appeal on our sister radio station kmfm have been delivered to children across Kent.

They’re going to young people in hospitals, care or less fortunate situations this Christmas. Hear from some of those who’ve received presents.

With a roundup of everything going on in Kent this weekend here from What’s On‘s Sam Lawrie.

And in football, Gillingham are making the long trip north to take on Barrow in league two this weekend.

The home side are currently up in the promotion places in third – while the Gills are six points below them in seventh.