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Podcast: Gillingham mum says block of flats has become over-run with mice

A mum from Gillingham says the block of flats where she lives has become over-run with mice.

She’s been telling reporter Amy Tregenna how her children are now too scared to sleep in their own beds.

Also in today’s podcast, some parents in Kent say their children can’t get to school – because of a lack of bus passes in the county.

It comes as 1,000 weren’t issued in time for the new term last month. Hear from a mum whose son is affected.

The number of people in hospital with Covid in Kent has risen for the second week in a row.

After this summer’s drought, people living in a village near Deal are angry that a water leak still hasn’t been fixed – for four months.

Residents on The Street in Sholden say supplies have been streaming along the road since June. A local councillor has been speaking to reporter Sam Lennon.

A Rochester-based charity is giving families a place to reflect on baby loss as a week of events gets under way.

Making Miracles is launching its ‘Standing Together in the Rain’ campaign in St Margaret’s Church in Rainham on Sunday. We’ve been chatting to founder Kelly Wells.

Feature writer Sam Lawrie joins the podcast for a look at everything going on in Kent this weekend.

Plus, hear from the Gillingham manager as they look to make it two wins from two in the league this weekend.

Neil Harris’ side are travelling to take on Crewe Alexandra.