Podcast: Inquest hears more details about death of soldier Charlie Saywell after body found in River Medway in Chatham

A coroner has revealed a soldier whose body was found in the River Medway after a night out may have suffered a “violent or unnatural death”.

25-year-old Charlie Saywell was discovered trapped under a boat last month, and had rope around his legs and torso.

A Medway mum says more needs to be done to improve services for children with special education needs.

A report by Ofsted this week has found many are still waiting too long to be assessed, with inconsistent experiences and outcomes.

Campaigners are celebrating after Folkestone flats they branded “horrendous” were snubbed following 300 comments of opposition.

The proposals for 20 flats were rejected by council bosses but the firm behind the bid tried to do it anyway.

The owners of The Pet Shop in Sittingbourne have been telling us how they have managed to stay open for thirty years.

Victor Brobyn has been in business since 1994 and has sold all sorts of animals from bearded dragons to rabbits and birds.

JB Gill from JLS has been on our sister radio station kmfm ahead of their concert at Dreamland in Margate.

The boy band will be playing on July 6th as part of the Summer series.

And in cricket, Kent’s head coach Matt Walker has been telling us about his plans for the new season.

Their first county championship match against Somerset gets underway tomorrow.