Podcast: Ashford boy racers making life a “total nightmare”

Furious residents in Ashford say their lives have been turned into a “total nightmare” as boy racers sound their horns and rev their engines through the night. 

Terrified neighbours have also complained of loud music and screeching tyres and say not enough is being done to tackle it. 

Also in today’s podcast,  a warning for people living in a Kent village after a fire broke out in a barn. 

Fire crews are still on the scene of the blaze in High Halden to make sure it’s fully extinguished. 

Parents have been left outraged after a school in Medway told pupils to remove nose studs as part of a clampdown on uniform

Strood Academy has come under fire – after students with piercings were reportedly being held in isolation or sent home. 

The new owners of a pub near Canterbury say they have no intention of rolling back a controversial “cashless” system

The scheme will stay in place despite objections because it’s considered safer for staff. 

And in sport, heartbreak for Kent in the T20 blast

Yesterday the Spitfires lost to Somerset, missing out on a place in the quarter finals.