Podcast: Homeless people from London prepare to move into Anchorage House in Chatham

Bosses in Medway have admitted they weren’t consulted about families from a London borough moving into a former office block in Chatham.

Around 80 homeless families from Newham are preparing to relocate to Anchorage House which has been converted into apartments. Hear from reporter Nicola Jordan who has been following the story.

Also in today’s podcast, there are calls to set up a banking hub in part of Medway as more branches are due to close.

Lloyds and Natwest have announced plans to shut their sites in Strood because more customers are using online services instead. We’ve been speaking to Labour’s parliamentary candidate for the area at the next election.

As world leaders meet for another day of COP28 in Dubai, a Kent action group say their festival is crucial for local eco targets.

Canterbury Climate Action Partnership is bringing organisations across the city together this week. Dr Carl Wright has been telling us more.

People living opposite the site of a planned care home in Faversham are worried the local road network won’t be able to cope when it opens.

Developers want to put the facility on land off Love Lane. A couple who live in the area have been expressing their concerns.

We’ve been for a look around Kent’s newest co-working space.

The Dockyard Church in Sheerness has undergone a major multi-million pound renovation after being left in ruin for more than 20 years.

And in sport, we’ve got lots of reaction to massive FA Cup games involving Kent sides over the weekend.

Hear from the bosses of Gillingham and Maidstone United – plus we speak to the Ramsgate boss ahead of their match tonight.