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Podcast: Fire rips through Dirty Habit pub in Hollingbourne

One of Kent’s oldest pubs has been devastated by fire.

A blaze broke out at the Dirty Habit in Hollingbourne near Maidstone last night.

Hear from our reporter who’s been to the scene.

Also in today’s podcast, investigations are continuing after three fatal crashes on roads in Kent over the weekend.

There’s been an increase in the number of people waiting to be rehomed by local authorities in Kent.

In 2020, just under 18,000 were on social housing waiting lists across the county – that’s now gone up to more than 19,000.

We’ve got reaction from homelessness charity Porchlight.

A Kent charity has released a new film today to try and break the stigma around stillbirth.

This week is baby loss awareness week and the film has been premiered in London ahead of being used to help train midwives across the country.

Hear from the charity’s founder.

Students in Kent are being encouraged to get involved in world mental health day.

Figures show an estimated one in six people have experienced a common mental health problem in the past week.

Find out about the new way to cross the Channel from Kent.

And Gillingham boss Neil Harris has been reacting to their point at Crewe Alexandra at the weekend.

The Gills took the lead before the home side equalised just a few minutes later.