Podcast: Chatham mum’s anger after birthday cake was “eaten by strangers” at party venue

A Chatham mum is fuming after the remainder of an £80 birthday cake she bought for her young son was eaten after she left it at a party venue.

She’d splashed out on the Thomas the Tank Engine-themed showstopper for her six-year-old’s bash at a bowling alley in the Pentagon. 

Also in today’s podcast, a woman from Ashford is encouraging us all to know the symptoms of breast cancer after she nearly went undiagnosed. 

The 40-year-old dismissed her symptoms as a sign of the menopause, and only saw a gp after her husband encouraged her. 

A Kent dad is demanding an apology after his two-year-old daughter was left in tears after wetting herself at a seaside arcade because staff said she couldn’t use the toilet

That’s despite the family paying to use the amusements in Margate – the company bosses have blamed a lack of public facilities. 

Ambitious plans for  a huge concert hall on a town centre car park have been put on hold while developers consider making some changes. 

It was hoped the £9m project in Ashford would transform the nightlife, bringing West End shows, music concerts and opera to the town.

And a restaurant boss who braced the biting cold to provide kebabs for the homeless in Thanet has brushed off claims he is a “show off”.

In sub-zero temperatures, the owner of a Minster restaurant handed out left over food to rough sleepers but has been criticised for posting about it on social media.