Podcast: Gravesend boy with rare genetic condition on life support after catching a cold

A five-year-old boy from Gravesend with a rare genetic condition is on life support in a London hospital after catching a cold

His mother says he is critically ill, but hopes he’ll be home in time for Christmas. 

Also in today’s podcast, it’s a big day for the Prime Minister as he tries to get his Rwanda asylum plan through the commons. 

You can hear the thoughts of Ashford MP Damian Green who leads the One Nation group of around 100 conservative. 

There’s been a clear warning from Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner – do not buy your children an e-scooter for Christmas.

Matthew Scott says they are not legal on public roads, they’re dangerous and a waste of money.

Parents in Dartford are demanding answers about a park that’s been closed for eight months, leaving children with nowhere to go.

Baker Crescent park was shut for refurbishment in April, so residents have had to take youngsters one-and-a-half miles away to play. 

And, anxious residents fear for their “once-lovely” Ashford village as plans for hundreds more homes are revealed.

Villagers say “complete overdevelopment” leaves them in danger of being swamped.