Podcast: Aylesham between Dover and Canterbury has become a ‘village of strangers’ according to people who live there

People living in Aylesham have been telling the KentOnline Podcast how it has become a ‘village of strangers’ because of all the new build housing there.

Reporter Sam Lennon has been to the former mining village to speak to residents.

Also in today’s episode, Paul O’Grady’s funeral is taking place today in his home village of Aldington near Ashford.

A private service is happening but people have also been encouraged to line the route of the procession to say a final good bye.

The TV star passed away at his home  last month at the age of 67.

An inquest has opened into the deaths of two Kent mums who had caesareans carried out by the same surgeon.

29-year-old Kim Sampson from Whitstable and Samantha Mulcahy from Hawkinge both died of herpes shortly after giving birth in 2018.

The Archbishop of Canterbury insists the King’s coronation will be “deeply representative” of the nation.

Justin Welby will lead the service at Westminster Abbey next month.

Maisie Peters has been telling our sister radio station kmfm what it was like to support Ed Sheeran on tour.

She’s now doing her own UK tour and says she’s excited for the release of her new album in June.

And we’ve got details of this summer’s Pride celebrations in Canterbury.