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Podcast: Gravesend teenager threatened with knife near Northfleet Youth Centre

A Gravesend mum says her son has been mentally scarred after he was threatened with a knife near a youth centre.

18-year-old Oliver, who has additional needs, was going to Northfleet Youth Centre’s accessibility club when a knife was put to his stomach by another teen.

Ella Saward-Hutton has told the podcast how her son feared for his life. We’ve also got a statement from Kent County Council.

Also in today’s episode, a protest has been held outside council offices in Maidstone as a consultation over plan to close children’s centres in Kent comes to an end.

Parents aren’t happy with the proposals which the authority says will save millions of pounds.

Plans to re-open Kent’s Manston Airport as a cargo hub are on hold again.

Our business editor Chris Britcher explains the latest delay to take-off.

A Sittingbourne Morrisons worker is hoping social media will help him to become a singing sensation.

Rhys Davies has only previously sung to colleagues and customers at the store.

And in sport, promotion hopefuls Carlisle United are the visitors to Priestfield this weekend.

Gillingham will be hoping to continue their good home form and we’ve been catching up with strikes Tom Nichols.