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Podcast: Is Freddie the smartest kid in Kent?

We’ve been to meet three-year-old Freddie Alsey from Whitstable who could well be the smartest youngster in Kent.

He can already name all of the planets in order, say his times tables and even read books.

Even his teachers reckon he should have an IQ test. Hear from Freddie and his mum.

Also in today’s podcast, there’s confusion over whether or not a planned rise in national insurance will go ahead in April.

Some have called for the hike to be scrapped because of fears it’ll force inflation up even further and that will increase prices in shops even more.

But a government minister has said it will go ahead as planned.

We hear the thought of the deputy chief executive of the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce and a trustee from Canterbury foodbank.

Sittingbourne and Sheppey’s MP insists major work to improve the Stockbury roundabout will be worth the current disruption being felt by drivers.

Hear from Gordon Henderson ahead of another closure of the A249 this weekend.

A driving instructor also shares his views on changes to the Highway Code coming into force tomorrow.

A group of volunteers in Gravesham are working with the Home Office to find a refugee family that could relocate to the area to start a new life.

We’ve been speaking to the man who heads up the Refugee Welcome Group.

And, Gillingham caretaker manager Steve Lovell speaks ahead of their game against promotion chasing Oxford United this weekend.