Knife crime is at the centre of a major conference being hosted in Chatham this week. The Point Conference will bring together leading experts to explore the growing problem and discuss potential solutions. The event will take place at the Historic Dockyard Chatham on Friday but to talk us through what we can expect, we were joined by Rainham Vicar, Nathan Ward.
Kent MPs are preparing to vote once again on whether or not to trigger a general election this evening. It comes after legislation blocking a no-deal Brexit on 31st of October has been approved by the Queen. To talk us through the latest we were joined by our political editor Paul Francis.
Children in Kent should not be allowed into school unless they have had the right vaccinations according to a group of GPs. Four senior Doctors have written to the Health Minister calling on MMR jabs to be compulsory. Currently children do not have to get protected and some families are worried it could put lives at risk.
New figures have revealed Medway Council spent almost £1 million over budget for child social care last year. The Local Government Association is warning that funding is failing to keep up with huge increases in demand, putting vulnerable children and young people at risk. To talk more about this we were joined by Medway Council's Portfolio Holder for children's services Cllr. Josie Iles.
Drivers in Kent who park on pavements could face a £70 fine according to a group of MPs. A report published today argues that those who obstruct footpaths should be banned from doing so as they are endangering pedestrians. But what do you think? How much of an issue is pavement parking? We asked shoppers in Medway.
Gold bars and designer watches worth almost £1m have been seized by Kent Police, as part of a major investigation into money laundering. A 55 year old man has been sent to prison after detectives raided his room at a London hotel. The haul also included foreign coins and hundreds of lottery tickets but police say the are still piecing together how he came across the cash.