Podcast: Family demand new home after boy contracts lead poisoning in council house

A Herne Bay family are desperate for a new council home after a young boy contracted lead poisoning

Three-year-old Elijah has a rare condition that causes him pick off and eat the paint from the walls of their home. Council say they’re doing all they can to get the family moved. 

Also in today’s podcast, a large chunk of woodland near Dover’s gone up for sale – sparking concerns it could eventually be built on.

Residents are concerned the area at Gorse Hill could be snapped up by developers.

There are calls to improve safety at a roundabout near Bluewater amid claims drivers are taking their lives in their hands.

Despite a recent redesign, those travelling from Bean onto the London-bound A2 say there have been a number of recent near misses. 

A Medway man says he’s struggling to pick up after his dogs because of overgrown grass at a park outside his house.

He says he’s complained to council three times about the site in Strood

And in sport,  bowler Arafat Bhuiyan has signed for Kent for the rest of the season.

The 26 year-old goes straight into the squad for the county championship game at Surrey.