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Podcast: Sevenoaks bully smashed woman’s head into wall after night at Wetherspoon

A Sevenoaks man who attacked a woman - then claimed she injured herself - has been sent to prison.

48 year-old Scott Shipwright, from Stone Street, punched and strangled his on-off girlfriend after returning home from a trip to the pub with friends in May.

Our court reporter talks us through what happened.

Also in today's podcast, a farmer in Rochester has turned his land into a habitat to support local wildlife.

Inspired by the driest summer on record, Alex Bates has been working with the RSPB and environmental consultants EPR to create 80 hectares of wetland.

He's been telling us how he's working to turn the clock back.

Meanwhile, dozens of schemes by schools across Kent and Medway have been recognised in this year's Green School Awards.

The seventh annual awards, organised by the KM Charity Team, has looked at the efforts made by students, staff and volunteers to make a difference to our environment - we speak to a school about their wellbeing allotment.

With many of us looking for a bargain on Black Friday - the KentOnline Podcast's been told it's more important than ever to shop local.

Many independent businesses are struggling amid high inflation.

Floortje Hoette, the Chief Executive of the food and drink champion Produced in Kent, is urging people to support them and boost the county's economy.

And in football, Gillingham head to non-league Dagenham and Redbridge in the second round of the FA Cup this weekend.

Our sports reporter caught up with manager Neil Harris ahead of tomorrow's action.

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