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Podcast: Teenage girl treated in hospital after being stabbed with scissors at Homewood School, Tenterden

A teenage girl has been treated in hospital after being stabbed at Kent’s biggest secondary school.
The 13-year-old was attacked while standing with a group of friends at Homewood in Tenterden.

Hear from the victim’s dad as the police and school bosses investigate.
Also in today’s podcast, a Margate man is starting life in prison for murdering his girlfriend.
Thomas Allen stabbed 37-year-old Samantha Murphy in the leg with a kitchen knife after trouble broke out at a neighbours home in Elfrida Close last July.
NHS physios are out on strike today – affecting services at Kent’s busiest hospital.
Staff in Medway are among thousands walking out, with more industrial action also planned for next month. Hear from one of those on the picket line in Gillingham.
The KentOnline Podcast has been told swimming pools could be forced to close if they don’t get more help from government to pay energy bills.
Swim England has warned more than 100 pools could shut or reduce the services they provide by the summer.
We’ve been speaking to the chief exec of Freedom Leisure which runs the Stour Centre in Ashford.
And, a Kent woman is making final preparations before setting off on an epic charity trip to Uganda.
Kat Smith from New Ash Green has converted a Land Rover into an off-road motorhome and plans to spend up to nine months away from home.