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Podcast: Drink drive arrest after car crashes into homes on Lower Boxley Road, Maidstone

A man has been arrested after a car smashed into houses in Maidstone.

The vehicle went through a garden wall, sending bricks flying through nearby windows in the early hours of this morning.

Also in today’s podcast, we could be forced to pay more to use sports centres in Kent as councils are hit with rising energy prices.

We’re just four months in to the financial year, but authorities say their budgets are already being squeezed.

Hear from the leader of Tonbridge and Malling borough council.

Traders in part of Ashford say they’ve noticed a drop in custom after the sudden closure of a town centre car park.

The site on Edinburgh Road has been shut for safety reasons after debris fell from a ceiling during last month’s heatwave.

Kent has recorded it’s first cases of Monkeypox – we reveal where.

We might be in the middle of a long, hot summer but one of the stars of panto in Kent this year has been chatting about being in the county for Christmas.

Carrie Hope Fletcher will be playing the villain in Sleeping Beauty at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury.

And in sport, Kent race walker Tom Bosworth says he’s feeling emotional ahead of his event at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

He’ll be going in the 10km on Sunday ahead of retiring at the end of the season.