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Podcast: Three face jail after stabbing outside troubled Century Club in Maidstone

Three men are facing jail following a stabbing outside a snooker club in Maidstone.

Violence erupted when two groups, who’d been in Century Club on Lower Stone Street, clashed on the street outside in the early hours last July.

Hear from our reporter at Maidstone Crown Court who’s been following the trial.

Also in today’s podcast, could there be disappointment for Canterbury’s high street? It’s feared plans to transform the former Debenhams in the city may now not happen.

We’ve got more reaction to news the military are going to be drafted in to help tackle the issue of asylum seekers crossing the Channel to Kent in small boats.

Some politicians in the county have welcomed calls to reform the BBC and how it’s funded.

The licence fee is going to be frozen at £159 for the next two years.

The corporation says that will lead to ‘tougher choices’ that’ll affect viewers – but the government reckons it’ll help keep costs down for families.

We have the latest as demolition work at the old Splashes sport centre site in Rainham continues.

A park in Kent is getting a bench inspired by the Ricky Gervais series After Life.

Netflix is donating 25 of them to councils across the country, to give people a place to sit, reflect and share – find out where it’ll be going.

And, we have the latest from the Australian Open tennis where Kent’s Emma Raducanu has been in first round action.