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Podcast: Police called to Homewood School, Tenterden as TikTok trend sparks pupil protest

Police have been called to Kent’s biggest secondary school after a protest by pupils, similar to ones that have been shared on TikTok.

It is understood students at Homewood School in Tenterden staged a rally over issues around toilets, access to changing rooms and uniform policy.

Also in education news, the headteacher of a secondary school in Herne Bay has told parents his staff will no longer intervene in disputes originating on social media.

We have been getting reaction from a social media consultant.

A young dad suffering from burns and vision problems following an explosion in East Malling has told the podcast he wants answers.

Curtis Bartley-Rae was visiting neighbours in Catlyn Close when a blast tore through their apartment. Hear what the housing association has had to say.

Ofgem’s reduced the energy price cap – but bills are still expected to rise in April.

The regulator’s knocked nearly £1,000 off the typical total suppliers are allowed to charge – but at the same time the government’s cutting financial help.

We’ve been getting reaction from the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce which represents businesses in the county.

Libertines frontman Carl Barat is going to perform at a benefit gig for to help save a Kent art school.

More than £50,000 was raised in January to stop The Margate School from closing –  but they need even more to secure their future.

And in sport, hear from the Gillingham manager following their 2-1 win over AFC Wimbledon at the weekend.