Podcast: Tributes paid to Aylesford scaffolder Liam Dixon who died in a crash in Chatham

A 22-year-old who died in a crash in Chatham has been described as a ‘loving’ and ‘devoted’ young dad.

Scaffolder Liam Dixon passed away last week after the motorbike he was riding collided with a car as he travelled home from work.

Also in today’s podcast, a professor of law at the University of Kent has raised concerns about government plans to exonerate all former postmasters prosecuted using evidence from the flawed Horizon IT system.

It’s as the government says it’s working to overturn all convictions as ‘quickly as possible’.

The Prime Minister’s been asked to step in following concerns for the future of the Gravesend to Tilbury Ferry.

A consultation’s under way as council bosses consider whether they can afford to keep subsidising the service. Hear what’s been said in the Commons.

We’ve also been speaking to a couple from Ashford who’ve officially launched a charity following the death of their baby son.

Oliver Steeper choked at a nursery in September 2021 and a foundation in his name will provide free anti-choking devices to nurseries, pre-schools and childminders across Kent.

Frustrated villagers near Ashford are calling for Royal Mail to unlock a “forgotten” post box that’s been sealed for three months.

People in Smarden say elderly neighbours have been left unable to send their mail as other sites are too far away.

And in sport, a Kent athlete is hoping to follow in the footsteps of Olympian Lizzie Yarnold and become the next Skeleton Champion.

Isabella Fassnidge from Sevenoaks has been selected to represent Team GB in the 2026 Winter Olympic Games .