Podcast: Samantha Ford who killed her toddler twins at their home in Margate is due for release

It’s been revealed a woman who killed her toddler twins at their home in Margate could be released on the fifth anniversary of their deaths.

Samantha Ford was sentenced in 2019 after admitting manslaughter by diminished responsibility.

Also in today’s podcast, MPs have voted to back a new bill, designed to restrict people who arrive in Kent after crossing the Channel in small boats from claiming asylum.

Hear some of what was said in the Commons last night.

Some teachers in Kent are back on strike today – the first one as GCSE and A level exams get under way.

Union members are walking out today and next Tuesday in a dispute over pay. We’ve been speaking to John who is a secondary school teacher in Medway. You can also hear from the  education secretary.

The boss of a Maidstone marketing agency is urging more companies to become an Endometriosis Friendly Employer.

Reflect Digital has signed up to the scheme to support those suffering from the condition. Becky Simms has been describing her own experience.

There are plans to turn a double-decker bus into a well-being centre for children at a school near Gravesend.

Staff at Shears Green Juniors in Northfleet have noticed a growing number of pupils struggling with anger management, anxiety and other mental health problems since Covid.

And in sport, Gillingham have announced they’ll  be paying tribute to their former owner ahead of Saturday’s final home game of the season.

Tony Smith passed away last week at the age of 79.