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Podcast: Drink-driving Deal mum crashed car with daughter, 8, inside

A court’s heard how a mum from Deal crashed her car with her eight year-old daughter inside – the morning after drinking at a Christmas party.

Lauren Sanders was arrested after colliding with another car last month.

Our reporter talks us through the story.

Also in today’s podcast, there’s more reaction to Levelling Up cash that’s coming to Kent.

Sheerness is getting £20 million to transform the Beachfields area with a gym, cafe and soft play centre.

Hear from the area’s MP, Gorden Henderson, who is hoping it will boost employment levels with more jobs also coming to the island.

The head teacher of a Kent school that’s received its first ever ‘good’ rating says it’s a testament to the incredible staff working there.

Richmond Academy in Sheerness has been praised by Ofsted inspectors after turning its fortunes around.

We speak to Helen Evemy, who has been in charge for the past six years.

And in football, Gillingham will be looking to make it back-to-back wins in League Two this weekend.
Hear the thoughts of the Gills boss ahead of their trip to Colchester.