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A teenager has been told he will serve at least 20 years behind bars for murdering a former friend when rival gangs clashed in Ashford.

19-year-old Jaydon McFarlane died after being stabbed in the Brookfield Road area of the town in March last year.

Osita Alagbaoso was found guilty following a trial earlier this year. Hear from our reporter who was in court today and the police officer who led the investigation.

Also in today's podcast, councils across the country are going to be ordered to find accommodation for young asylum seekers.

It comes after authorities in Kent threatened the government with legal action as services became overwhelmed.

People living in part of Whitstable say they fear their streets will be littered with rubbish as black wheelie bins look set to be replaced with purple sacks.

Hear from a resident of Victoria Street and a local councillor.

The odds of a white Christmas this year have been slashed, but there's also a warning about flooding.

Forecasters are predicting a wet winter and we've been speaking to Kent's flood risk manager to get the very latest advice.

A Canterbury woman who was unable to work following a car crash has spoken about the harsh realities of trying to survive on Universal Credit.

Karen Isaac was forced to sell possessions to make ends meet as she didn't want to turn to family for help - she's now teamed up with charity Turn2Us to help end the stigma.

And, the Gillingham manager says they still have plenty of injury concerns ahead of their league one game against Cheltenham Town tonight.

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