Podcast: Brothers from Rainham invest millions into Eden Leisure Park in Eastchurch on Sheppey

Two brothers who’ve bought a holiday park on Sheppey, say they want to give back to the community.

Bernard and John Saunders purchased Eden Leisure Park for £3 million and are now in the process of spending £400,000 on the site.

The pair aim to create jobs and a ‘higher standard’ tourist destination and have been speaking to reporter Megan Carr.

Also on today’s podcast, the family of a Chatham mum who collapsed at work say her colleagues’ quick actions saved her life.

Amie Hodgson started complaining of a headache shortly after arriving at Brachers law firm – and was put in the recovery position after falling to the floor. Her brother-in-law has been explaining how friends are raising money to support the family after it was found she’d suffered a brain haemorrhage.

There are calls for drainage in parts of Halling to be improved after a road was left flooded.

Drivers using Pilgrims Road say their cars are being swamped by water that doesn’t clear even when it stops raining. Andy Tebbutt lives there and has been speaking to reporter Joe Crossley.

Businesses in Rainham say trade has been boosted since B&M arrived in the town.

The discount brand has taken over the site in the precinct left vacant when Wilko closed and nearby traders believe it’s already had a positive impact with more shoppers in the area.

In sport, Gillingham are still outside of the league two play-off places following a draw at the weekend.

It finished 1-1 against Grimsby Town with George Lapslie getting the equaliser at Priestfield.

And, a disability campaigner’s unveiled a new powerboat in Dover, which he’ll use to try and sail round the entire coast of the UK.

Geoff Holt was left paralysed after an accident when he was 18, and is now raising money to improve disabled people’s access to the sea.