Podcast: Head teacher supports calls for new non-selective school to open in Cranbrook

The head of a Kent grammar school is calling for a non-selective secondary nearby to re-open.

David Clark is in charge at Cranbrook school and says a replacement for the High Weald Academy, which closed nearly two years ago, is desperately needed.

It’s because a lot of homes are being built in the area and many parents face sending their children miles from home.

An NHS worker from Kent has been telling the podcast about life in Ukraine, more than two years after the war there started.

Brian Grove from Sittingbourne delivered a convoy of ambulances to the country just weeks after the invasion.

With temperatures set to peak in the high 20s this week, we’re being urged to do what we can to reduce the risk of grass and wild fires. 

Kent Fire and Rescue says in the hot dry weather, fires can develop and spread quickly –  having a devastating impact on the environment and local communities.

As England get ready for their final group game at the Euros – the podcast has been hearing how a Kent charity is using football to help men with their mental health.

Head In the Game was set up in 2021, and has offered support to more than 600 men across the county through weekly group sessions.

Football, and Gillingham have been handed a tough draw in the EFL trophy.

They’re in Group D with defending champions Peterborough and League One’s Stevenage with an under 21 team from a premier league club completing the group.

Tomorrow, the league two fixtures are out – you’ll be able to see them first at KentOnline from 9am.