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Podcast: Canterbury’s historic high street ’resembles second-class Las Vegas’

There’s going to be a crackdown on garish shopfronts in Canterbury after the high street was likened to a ‘second-class Las Vegas’.

Dozens of businesses are set to be ordered to remove bright signs, lights and paintwork that don’t comply with council rules.

Hear from people in the city.

Also in today’s podcast, a Kent mum is calling for universities to have a legal duty of care over their students after her daughter took her own life…

Phoebe Grime was just 20 when she died while studying at Newcastle University in 2021.

Her mum Hilary has been speaking to Gabriel Morris from our colleagues at KMTV.

An important meeting is taking place in Kent to decide how much council tax we’ll have to pay.

Bosses at county hall in Maidstone will vote on their budget and are expected to approve a hike of just under 5%. Hear from our political editor Paul Francis.

The KentOnline Podcast has been finding out more about plans to release iron age pigs in an area of Kent woodland.

You’ve probably already heard about the wild bison that have been roaming around West Blean and Thornden Woods near Canterbury.

The pigs are joining them as part of a conservation project to help tackle climate change.

And, Freya Ridings has been chatting to our sister radio station kmfm about her new single Weekends and album Blood Orange.

It’s her first new music in three years and she can’t wait for us to hear it.