Podcast: Four-year-old boy died after getting his head trapped in a medical bed

Parents have paid tribute to an “inquisitive little lad” who died after his head became lodged in a medical bed that had been delivered to his home the previous day.

Four-year-old Ethan Wade was discovered by his father the morning after the first night in his new bed at their home in Chatham.

Also in today’s podcast, an inquiry has found convicted murderer Wayne Couzens should never have been given a job as a police officer and chances to stop the sexual predator were repeatedly ignored and missed.

A new report has found police – including Kent’s force – “failed” to spot warning signs about his “unsuitability for office”. 

Students walking to school fear it’s only a matter of time before “somebody gets hurt” after a spate of near-misses close to a new-build housing estate.

Year 11 pupils in Swanscombe are campaigning for better access to their school after recording parents parking illegally and speeding outside the gates.

Three MPs have combined forces in a bid to persuade a local authority to re-think “short-sighted” plans to end free swimming for children and the elderly.

Bosses in Medway have announced a decision to scrap free swimming for the under-16s and over-60s as part of a belt-tightening exercise to balance its budget.

And Margate’s social media sensation Lucia Keskin, better known as Chi with a C, is set to star in her own TV show. 

The new comedy Things You Should Have Done premiers tonight.