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Podcast: A26 Tonbridge Road, Barming to stay closed for another week for sinkhole repairs

A road in Maidstone is to remain closed for another week as repairs on a sinkhole continue.
The voice on the A26 Tonbridge Road in Barming opened up a week ago when a water main burst.
It’s feared the extended closure could now affect back-to-school traffic after half term as well as nearby businesses.
Also in today’s podcast, a row between Britain and France over post-Brexit fishing arrangements is continuing.
The French ambassador has been summoned by the UK’s Foreign Office for talks.
We have a Covid update as latest figures show the number of people in hospital in Kent has gone up by more than a third in the space of a week.
With the start of Cop26 just two days away, the KentOnline Podcast has been told the UK government is setting an incredibly bad example.
World leaders will be meeting for climate talks in Glasgow from Sunday – hear from a green party councillor from Tonbridge and a man who is planning to protest at the conference.
Work has started on a huge production that’s going to take place at Rochester Castle featuring dancers, parkour runners and performers.
‘If Not Now’ has been inspired by the pandemic and will look at how communities can come together and force change – whether that’s tackling inequality or climate change.
Nancy Hirst from Icon Theatre explains more.
Jax was on the Hit List on our sister radio station kmfm last night – hear what she had to say.
And we catch up with the Gillingham captain ahead of this weekend’s game against Accrington Stanley.