Podcast: Body found in Mote Park, Maidstone in search for missing teenager Russel Burdett-Deakin

Police searching for a Maidstone teenager who’d been missing for almost a month have confirmed a body has been found.

Russel Burdett-Deakin was last seen leaving his home near Sutton Road – officers liaising with the 17-year-olds family say the discovery was made in woodland at Mote Park.

Also in today’s podcast, it’s feared more than 13,000 patients in part of north Kent could be without a doctor’s surgery within a year if a new super surgery’s not built.

New figures show the bill for temporary housing in Kent has doubled over the last five years.

Councils spent more than £26 million on properties last year – up from £13.3 million in 2018. We’ve been speaking to a lady who has been in temporary accommodation for almost a year.

A dad-of-two is facing a legal battle with local bosses over a six-foot-fence he put around his garden near Gravesend .

It’s Stoptober which sees smokers in Kent try to quit the habit. We’ve been speaking to the county’s assistant director of public health.

And in sport, Gillingham are back in league two action tonight.

They’re travelling to take on Crewe Alexandra following a frustrating 1-1 draw with Mansfield Town at Priestfield on Saturday.