Podcast: Hawks brought in to scare seagulls away from luxury apartments on Folkestone beach

People behind a multi-million pound seafront development in Folkestone are using hawks to scare away seagulls.

We’re told it’s to prevent them from nesting when they can become territorial and aggressive.

Also in today’s podcast, we’re bring warned to expect delays this long weekend as millions of people get away for the Easter holidays.

Figures from the AA show travel is set to peak on Saturday – with more than 18 million of us taking to the roads. We’ve been speaking to  the Kent and Medway Resilience Forum to find out how they’re preparing.

There are also concerns a new entry exit system due to come into force this Autumn will cause further delays at the Port of Dover.

Bosses have been meeting with local traders to explain what measures they’re putting in place.

As council tax bills start to land on doormats across Kent, residents in two areas might be shocked to see a significant increase.

Bobbing and Hartlip parish councils have upped their part of the payment by as much as 173% – we’ve been getting reaction.

Chatham’s MP is taking on a cycle ride later to raise money for the Kent Air Ambulance.

Tracey Crouch is joining the dad of a young woman from her constituency who died in a crash two years ago.

This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of the closure of Chatham Dockyard.

For more than 400 years it was the heart of north Kent, employing generations of skilled workers.

In sport, Gillingham start the long Easter weekend with a game at Priestfield tomorrow afternoon.

They’ll hope to make it a run of three games without a defeat as they welcome Crewe Alexandra. We’ve been catching up with head coach Stephen Clemence and owner Brad Galinson.