Podcast: Snodland teenager left in tears after being accused of lying about her age by Southeastern ticket inspectors

A teenager has been left in tears after being accused of lying about her age by Southeaster ticket inspectors.

The 14-year-old was wearing her school uniform and student lanyard when she was approached at Strood station.

Also in today’s podcast, the Prime Minister has been in Kent to update us on his promise to stop small boats crossing the English Channel.

It’s actually six month since Rishi Sunak said he’d stop them with a new migration bill. Our reporter Sam Lennon quizzed the PM during a press conference in Dover.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a stabbing in Maidstone.

Police were called to Back Street in Langley at around 11 last night and found a man injured.

The mum of a Kent teenager who can suffer hundreds of seizures a day due to a rare form of epilepsy, fears she could lose access to vital medication.

Teagan Appleby from Aylesham takes medicinal cannabis oil to keep her condition under control. But, the doctor who prescribes it is due to retire – hear from her mum Emma.

A month on from the local elections, one of Kent’s youngest councillors has been telling the Podcast he hopes to inspire the next generation.

Conservative George Perfect was elected to represent Rainham North in the May ballot – at the age of just 22. 

A Top Gear style challenge is going to be taking placing in Ashford to see which mode of transport can get to work quickest.

A local racing driver in an electric car will be making the journey from Singleton to Coachworks near the International station alongside a woman on a bike. 

We’ve been speaking to Liu Bathelor who’ll be using pedal power to try and get to the destination first.

And in sport, Kent Spitfires suffered a last-ball defeat in their latest T20 Blast group game against Surrey – being beaten by five wickets at Canterbury .

Jamie Smith scored the run they needed off the final ball and ended not out on 49. Hear from Kent captain Sam Billings.