Podcast: Mum jailed for child cruelty previously killed man at holiday park

It has emerged a mum from Dover who has been jailed for child cruelty is a convicted killer.

Nicole Tobin was just 15 when she was locked up for stabbing a man at a Pontins holiday camp in 2002.

Also in today’s episode, the government has been accused of being “misleading” after announcing they have cleared a backlog of asylum claims.

The Home Office say they have met their target early, after processing more than 112,000 applications last year – but Labour say 17,000 people have simply “disappeared”.

A young woman from Ashford who was given just 12 weeks to live three years ago says she is grateful for the time she has had.

Charmaine Jannone was diagnosed with a rare brain tumour in 2020 after falling ill at work.

A homeless charity in Canterbury is hoping to help more people this year after being given funding by the government.

Catching Lives are getting £57,000 to help meet a growing demand for critical services.

A Kent boy who needed his legs amputated after being abused by his birth parents has been awarded a British Empire Medal.

Tony Hudgell was the youngest person to feature in the King’s New Year Honours list.

In football, hear from Gillingham’s assistant coach Robbie Stockdale after their 2-0 victory over Colchester United.

Defender Scott Malone also says he is delighted to have scored another goal.

They are now just one point off the League 2 play-off places.