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Podcast: Ramsgate woman jailed after trying to set fire to house in revenge plot

A Ramsgate woman who tried to set fire to a house following a row about a Facebook post has been sent to prison.

Hear from our court reporter Sean Axtell.

Also in today’s podcast, a Tonbridge man who plotted to kill his ex-wife at the nail bar where she worked has been told he’ll spend almost 30 years behind bars.

The organisers of two large St George’s Day parades in north Kent say they’ve been racially abused online.

Events are taking place in Gravesend and Dartford tomorrow – hear from Gurvinder Sandher from Cohesion Plus.

The boss of a security firm in Canterbury says they’ve invested £10,000 in body armour for staff because of a rise in knife crime.

There have been two stabbings in the city just this month – one happened in Canterbury Lane, the other in a house on Downs Road.

A Thanet man who suffered years of abuse as a child has bravely spoken to the KentOnline Podcast and urged all of us to report if we think a youngster is in danger.

It’s as new figures from the NSPCC show there were an average of 14 referrals every day to authorities in London and the south east last year to investigate concerns of child abuse and neglect.

And, as the Queen celebrates her 96th birthday, it’s been revealed hundreds of applications have been submitted for street parties in Kent, to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee this summer.