Podcast: Carer who stole thousands from people with learning disabilities avoids jail

A carer from Ramsgate who stole thousands of pounds from vulnerable people with learning disabilities has avoided jail.

Laura Hancock abused her position to help fund a gambling addiction, but has walked free from court.

Also in today’s episode, man has been arrested following a fire at a house in Faversham which police are treating as suspicious.

Two people were taken to hospital following the blaze on St Mary’s Road in the early hours of yesterday.

A weather warning for thunderstorms has been issued for part of Kent, despite the sunshine today.

Forecasters say heavy rain and lightning could cause flooding, travel disruption and power cuts.

A huge area of Kent farmland has gone up for sale for nearly £5 million.

Brogdale Farm covers 146-acres on the outskirts of Faversham, and hosts family events as well as a popular business park and the world’s largest collection of fruit trees.

And, thousands of people are heading to Detling over the next few days for the Kent County Show.

The event is in its 100th year and organisers say it will be bigger and better than every.