Podcast: Dover teenager locked up after stabbing man in chest then bragging about it

A Dover teenager who stabbed a man then bragged about it, has been locked up.

The victim had tried to help someone else who was being threatened and ended up having to be flown to a London hospital for treatment.

Also in today’s podcast,  there’s been an increase in the number of people across the south east being killed or seriously injured on the roads.

Figures given to KentOnline put the total at almost 5,000 for last year – and 10% up on 2021. We’ve been speaking to Lucy Straker from road safety charity Brake.

Videos are running on socials as part of a campaign encouraging young people in Kent to speak up if they see cases of antisocial behaviour.

‘Don’t Do Nothing’ has been launched as part of anti-bullying week – alongside a police operation to tackle knife crime.

You can also hear from an incredible mum from Sevenoaks who donated part of her liver to save her young son.

Catherine Baker’s boy George was diagnosed with a rare-cancer like condition called LCH when he was only two. She took him to the US to try a new treatment after chemotherapy failed and has been sharing their story.

Final preparations are under way to make sure Dartford’s panto can go ahead this Christmas.

A new temporary venue’s being built to replace the Orchard Theatre, which has been forced to close after RAAC concrete was found in the roof. Hear from the theatre director and one of the stars of Beauty and the Beast.

And in football, it was a win for Gillingham at the weekend.

They beat Salford City 3-1 at Priestfield – which was also a first home league game for new head coach Stephen Clemence.