Sheppey’s mum slams justice system after man who attacked her son walks free

A Sheppey mother has slammed the justice system after the man who attacked her son walked out of court.

Bradley Holding was 16 when he was punched while cycling along Sheerness High Street in December 2019.

The offender was given a suspended sentence because it took so long for the case to come to court.

Also in today’s podcast, a woman from Sittingbourne shared how her family has been torn apart by conflict in Ukraine.

Marina Hughes’ sister managed to get to America, her brother is trying to get to Denmark while her mother and grandmother are stuck in Kiev.

There is a warning today that the coronavirus pandemic is not over as infection rates start to rise in parts of Kent.

Countywide, more than 7,700 cases were recorded in the week leading up to last Friday.

New owners have been found for the County Square shopping center in Ashford.

This is good news for the site following the closures of Debenhams and River Island and confirmation that Next and H&M have also closed their stores.

And a Kent company that makes sensory clothing for children with autism has teamed up with Katie Price’s son, Harvey.

Born Anxious is launching a new clothing range – designed by the 19-year-old – at a charity fashion show in London over the weekend.