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Podcast: Explosion in Ashford destroys home and leaves seven people injured

Seven people have been injured, two of them seriously, following an explosion at a house in Ashford.

The blast happened just before 8am and led to a large fire.

Hear from our reporter at the scene, a neighbour who heard it happen and a commander from Kent Fire and Rescue.

Also in today’s podcast, we’re being urged to light candles tonight in memory of PCSO Julia James a week after her body was found near woodland close to her home.

A murder investigation is continuing and police have been carrying out road checks in Snowdown.

A Kent boy who had to have both of his legs amputated as a baby has achieved another incredibly challenge – to walk without the use of his crutches.

Olly Alexander from Years & Years has been chatting to our sister radio station kmfm.

And we hear from cricketer Grace Gibbs after another good weekend in T20 action for Kent’s women.