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Podcast: Mystery condition leaves little girl from Gillingham disabled

A mum from Gillingham says she will continue to fight for answers about a mystery condition that has left her daughter disabled.
Hallie Spree was born in March 2019 but still has the muscle tone of a one-year-old.

It means she struggles to hold her own weight or get around. Hear from her mum Rachael – we’ve also got a statement from medics.
Also in today’s podcast, a man’s been arrested in connection with the deaths of at least 27 asylum seekers in the Channel last November.
A rubber dinghy sank as they tried to make the dangerous journey to Kent from France.
The amount we’re paying for food is continuing to go up according to new inflation figures out today.
It comes as a charity that helps feed people in Whitstable announces it’s expanding to support even more who’re vulnerable.
Hear from the founder of Food Friends which works by connecting people who love to cook with a neighbour who’s in need of a hot dinner.
A school’s trip to the panto in Canterbury this Christmas is in doubt – because of rail strikes.
Pupils at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary in Aylesham are due to go and see Sleeping Beauty at the Marlowe Theatre on December, 13.
A Kent hairdresser’s launching a free training academy to help young people get a job amid the cost of living crisis.
Sarah Ayonmike is teaching youngsters at her salon in Chatham.
Off the back of England’s World Cup win last night, we’ve been hearing how Harry Kane’s helping veterans in Aylesford.
The England captain’s commissioned Royal British Legion Industries Factory to create products for his online shop which raises funds for his foundation.
And in sport, could an American property tycoon be about to take over at Gillingham?
Brad Galinson is a businessman based in Florida – and what’s known as a ‘registration of a charge’ over Priestfield Stadium has been filed under his name with Companies House.