Podcast: Man jailed after leaving wife with permanent scar during attack at Marlie caravan park in New Romney

A man who left his wife with a permanent scar after attacking her at a caravan park in New Romney has been jailed.

A court has heard how Michael Quilligan was trying to stop his partner leaving a caravan at the Marlie Holiday Park when he grabbed her mouth.

Also in today’s episode, bosses at a foodbank in Medway fear they’ll hit record numbers this Christmas, as they continue to feed thousands of people.

Gillingham Street Angels run charity shops, soup kitchens and other support services – which costs about £1 million a year in total.

It comes as a poll has found more than half of us will be shopping at a cheaper supermarket this Christmas to save money.

We have spoken to a mum who is feeling the pressure and a shop owner who is cutting prices to help customers.

There is a warning to expect delays on Kent’s roads over the next few days as the big Christmas getaway begins.

Lorry drivers will be trying to head home to Europe in time for the big day, and lots of people will be travelling to see friends and family.

A Canterbury man has been telling us how he is honouring the memory of his late wife by decorating conifer trees outside their house. 

David Hampson lives in St Lawrence Forstal and lost his partner Sara after she was diagnosed with a rare tumour in 2020.

With only a few days to go before Christmas, we are taking a look at whether as many people are sending out cards this year.

The cost of stamps went up in October and there have been issues with postal services in parts of the county.

And in football, Gillingham manager Stephen Clemence has been telling us how he is preparing for their busy festive period.

They have four games in 11 days, starting with a trip to Forest Green tomorrow.