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Podcast: Ashford business owners fear they will suffer as up to 18-months of roadworks get under way

Business owners in Ashford are concerned they will be left out of pocket as up to 18-months of roadworks are due to get under way.

The work on the so-called McDonald’s roundabout at the Orbital Park junction is due to start on Monday and will replace it with traffic lights.

Kentish Express news editor Dan Wright chats about the impact it’s feared the work will have on the town.

Also in today’s podcast, new figures reveal just 3% of Kent Police’s workforce come from BAME backgrounds.

The first black woman to be selected as a candidate to run for Police and Crime Commissioner has spoken out.

Students are being encouraged to consider a place at university in the county as the clearing process gets under way.

We’ve been speaking to the deputy director of the Canterbury Festival as this year’s programme of events is revealed.

And you can hear from two former Kent contestants of The X Factor as ITV confirms it has no plans for another series.