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Podcast: Two people and dog stabbed after four men burst into house in Beecholme Drive, Ashford

January 7, 2022

Two people and a dog have been stabbed after four men burst into a house in Ashford.
It happened in the Kennington part of town last night - our reporter Alex Jee reports from the scene.
Tributes have been paid to a 21-year-old paramedic who died when an ambulance was involved in a crash with a cement lorry on the A21 Sevenoaks bypass.
Alice Clark had only joined South East Coast Ambulance Service in November.
New Covid travel rules have come into force today for anyone arriving in the UK.
Chris Parker from cross-Channel ferry firm DFDS, which travels from Dover, joins us to explain the changes.
We're also joined by Kent's Police and Crime Commissioner who's suggesting we pay more towards the police via our council tax.
Matthew Scott is suggesting an increase of around £10 a month - he's told the Podcast what that would pay for.
In sport, find out which Kent player has been called up to the England squad for the final Ashes Test in Australia.
And, we've been speaking to Gillingham manager Steve Evans ahead of their game against Ipswich Town this weekend after the original fixture on Boxing Day was postponed.

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