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Podcast: Gillingham mum ’held hostage’ at Esso petrol station

A Medway mum claims to have been held hostage at a petrol station because she was unable to pay for her fuel.

Odette Browning says she called police after a shop worker at the Esso garage on Watling Street in Gillingham refused to let her go.

Our reporter who wrote the story for KentOnline explains the full details.

It could be a busy weekend at the Port of Dover as strikes by border force officers are expected to cause delays.

They’re walking out for the next four days over pay, just as thousands of families return home from half-term trips abroad.

Hear from Kent-based company Holiday Extras about how people can manage the potential disruption.

A woman from Kent features as an extra in a new music video, starring a Game of Thrones actor, aiming to raise awareness of MS. 

The life-long condition can cause fatigue, problems with balance and vision, and sometimes serious disability.

Amy Hinds from Dartford has been campaigning to highlight what it’s like to live with, since being diagnosed seven years ago.

And in sport, it’s another big game for Gillingham this weekend as they try to avoid falling back into the League Two relegation zone.

The Gills are away to bottom-of-the-table Rochdale – hear from the manager.