Podcast: Cobbles on Ashford’s Lower High Street replaced with tarmac leads to fears over e-scooters

People in Ashford are worried that replacing cobbles in the town centre with tarmac will lead to an increase in people on e-scooters and skateboards.

The stones have been removed as part of work by the county council designed to improve the ‘look and feel’ of the area and improve safety – but not everyone is convinced it is a good idea.

Also in today’s podcast, a Kent MP insists security forces are prepared for the challenge of the coronation, after a man was arrested outside Buckingham Palace.

He’s thought to have thrown shotgun cartridges into the grounds. Hear from Tonbridge and Malling’s Tom Tugendhat.

The dad of a Sittingbourne teenager who took their own life after taking a controversial acne drug, says warnings about it don’t go far enough.

Melvin Sillcock thinks Roaccutane should be banned – but a report’s concluded the benefits still outweigh the risks. We’ve been getting reaction from Medway GP Dr Julian Spinks.

We’re continuing our countdown to the Coronation and today you can hear from the Archbishop of Canterbury whose job it will be to crown King Charles and Queen Camilla.

Plus, we’ve been finding out how one village school in Kent will be teaching pupils about the significance of the occasion.

And in sport, a big crowd’s expected at Priestfield tonight for the Kent Senior Cup final.

Around 2,000 tickets have been sold for the game between Chatham Town and Margate.