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Podcast: Horror as man pulled into machine at factory in Ashford

In today’s podcast, a company in Ashford has been fined after a man was pulled into a large machine at a factory – leaving him with broken bones. Out reporter Alex Jee has the details.


Also today, there’s been a call for urgent improvements at a pub in Thanet after a fly infestation, rooting food and dirty fridges were found in the kitchen. Inspectors visited The Bell Inn, at St Nicholas at Wade near Birchington, and gave it a one star rating.


The Kent Online Podcast has been told there’s been a massive increase in the number of items being given out to families at a hygiene bank in Kent. We speak to the project coordinator of the hygiene bank in Tenterden.


Campaigners in Medway have won their fight to get CCTV installed in a park. There have been concerns about anti-social behaviour at Rainham Rec. We speak to resident’s about what they think.


Plus, hear about a campaign which has been launched to help children in Kent catch up with missed vaccinations.

A Strood GP says, with a sharp drop in the number of youngsters being vaccinated, more children are at an increased risk of catching deadly diseases.