Podcast: Herne Bay biker threatened to kill another man’s dog in row over exhaust pipe

A one-eyed biker from Herne Bay has appeared in court after threatening to kill another man’s dog and beat him over the head with the carcass. 

A court heard a vicious exchange of WhatsApp messages that erupted after a row over a repair job to an exhaust pipe. 

Also in today’s podcast, part of a road in Gravesend will be closed until 2025 while an old pub is turned into a care home. 

The Ascot Arms has sat empty for four years and now construction work is underway to build a three-storey facility in its place. 

Plans for a new SEN school in Gillingham have resurfaced, giving Medway students the chance to learn where they live. 

Parents have been calling for more suitable places with some youngsters missing out on classroom time due to a lack of provisions. 

There are fears the building of a new crematorium near Faversham has led to a decimation of wildlife. 

Villagers claim the site has caused severe damage to habitats in a nearby pond and council have now launched an investigation. 

And in football, defeat for Gillingham this week in Stephen Clemence’s first time in charge of a League 2 game 

Hear his reaction to their 2 – nil away defeat.