Podcast: Council put the brakes on drifting school after complaints of screeching tyres

The petrolhead behind Kent’s first car ‘drifting’ school says he will continue to operate the new track – despite being advised to slam on the brakes by local bosses. 

It’s after complaints about the noise of revving engines and screeching tyres at the Skidz Advanced Driving School set up at Manston Airport. 

Also in today’s podcast, a secure school designed to turn around the lives of some of Britain’s most violent young offenders is set to open in Kent.

The Oasis Restore school in Rochester is the first of its kind and will see young offenders receiving vocational training and one-to-one learning support during their imprisonment.

People living across Swale say they’ve been blighted with bin-clearing problems since a new multi-million-pound contract started which has been branded “utter rubbish”.

They’ve complained of six weeks of missed collections, bin men and call staff being sworn and spat at and people paying out for private rubbish collections. 

Celebrity baker Paul Hollywood and his wife Melissa have pumped more than £80,000 of their own money into trying to save her family’s Kent pub.

The long-serving landlady of The Chequers Inn says her parents have spent even bigger sums trying to keep it afloat.

And, internet sensation and fitness coach Joe Wicks has led pupils at a Kent primary on a whole school workout this morning.

The YouTuber, also known as The Body Coach, was in Dover to give advice on how to live a happier and healthier life.