Podcast: Family of Carl Dobson from Faversham raise money for Pilgrim’s Hospice, Canterbury following his death at 47

Tributes are being paid to a Faversham man following his death at just 47 from bowel cancer.

Carl Dobson’s family are now raising money for Pilgrim’s Hospice in Canterbury where he was cared for.

Also in today’s podcast, two years after at least 27 asylum seekers died while trying to cross the Channel, their families say they still don’t have answers.

The boat they were in capsized as they attempted to travel from France to Kent – but help didn’t arrive for 12 hours. 

We’ve been speaking to Care4Calais who have worked with the families and published an open letter.

The Mayor of Sandwich has joined other politicians in pledging to support Pfizer workers who face losing their jobs.

The drugs giant announced 10 days ago that up to 500 jobs at their Discovery Park site in the town could go.

There’s anger over plans to build a wellness retreat in Hythe.

If approved, the holiday cabins, a community building and car park would be on land off Spanton Crescent and Turnpike Hill. Hear what some local residents have to say.

Sam Lawrie has a roundup of everything going on in Kent this weekend.

And in sport, hear from the Gillingham head coach ahead of their trip to Tranmere Rovers this weekend.

The Gills will be looking to make it back-to-back wins after beating Salford City 3-1 last time out.