Podcast: former Canterbury soldier Hari Budha Magar becomes first double above the knee to reach the summit of Mount Everest

A former solider from Canterbury who lost both of his legs while serving in Afghanistan has made history by reaching the summit of Mount Everest.

Hari Budha Magar is the first double above the knee amputee to scale the world’s highest mountain – he tells the KentOnline Podcast how it felt.

Also in today’s podcast, have we found the pothole capital of Kent? Find out how many divits have been discovered in a half-mile stretch in Deal.

A temporary library is set to open in Folkestone after the original was closed due to water damage.

The 135-year-old building in Grace Hill flooded last December – and in March Kent County Council bosses said it was unlikely to ever reopen. We’ve been getting an update from deputy leader Peter Oakford.

Dozens of teaching and support staff have been recognised at the Kent Teacher of the Year Awards.

The annual event is designed to highlight those who really go above and beyond to educate and support children across the county. Hear from the overall headteacher of the year.

And in sport, the Gillingham manager has been speaking about his plans to recruit during the summer break.

Last week, the club released their retained list and confirmed they’ve offered contracts to David Tutonda and Alex Macdonald.