Podcast: Firefighters tackle huge fire at Elmtree Farm in Sellindge near Ashford

Dozens of firefighters have been tackling a huge fire at a farm near Ashford.

Crews were called to Elmtree Farm in Sellindge last night and battled to move cows to safety as flames swept through two barns.

Hear from people who live nearby and from Kent Fire and Rescue Service.

Also in today’s podcast, a protest has been held outside County Hall in Maidstone as parents call for a reform of special needs education.

We’ve been speaking to organiser Lisa Lloyd from Larkfield, who has two children with autism.

A mum and daughter in Maidstone say they have been forced to sleep outside after a strong smell of sewage filled their home.

Linda Porter lives in Bethersden Court and has been left feeling ill since the problem began last Friday. She’s described the situation and we have a response from the housing association.

There are calls for greyhound racing at tracks including the one in Sittingbourne to be banned within five years.

Charity Blue Cross says it’s concerned about the number of reported injuries and the general welfare of the dogs.

And, a former wasteland has been turned into a home for a cycling café – made from reclaimed shipping containers.

The Hub in Wye has taken two years to complete. Reporter Liane Castle has been along to see what it’s like.