Podcast: Faversham festival shut down as crowds swell for popular band

A five piece party band from Sittingbourne has struck a chord with fans at a festival and forced organisers to cut the event short

The group were performing at The Quay as part of the Hop Festival in Faversham when crowds began to spill across a busy road. 

Also in today’s podcast, Kent is bracing for a rare September heatwave as temperatures push above 30 degrees. 

An amber heat health alert has been issued and we’re being warned it could put pressure on the NHS. 

Angry residents of a flat in Chatham say rough sleepers are letting themselves in and setting up in their hallways. 

Broken doors and security gates mean anyone can walk in and use communal facilities. 

A shop owner in Ashford has hit back at inspectors after they gave him a one-star hygiene rating. 

He was found to have out of date products on the shelf but insists it was a one off accident. 

And in sport, a great result for Gillingham in their EFL Trophy clash against Leyton Orient. 

Hear manager Neil Harris’ reaction to the 2 -1 win.