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Podcast: Huge fire rips through historic water tower building in Sheerness

A huge fire has ripped through one of Sheppey’s most historic buildings.

Firefighters were called to the Victorian water tower on Trinity Road in Sheerness last night.

Hear from our reporter who has been to the scene of the blaze.

Also in today’s podcast, Britain has a new Prime Minister and business in Kent are already urging them to take action on rising energy prices.

Hear from a guitar maker to the stars from Canterbury and a pub owner in west Kent who say their bills are set to rise astronomically in the next few months.

Tonbridge and Malling MP Tom Tugenhat has also been sharing his thoughts on what needs to be done.

A legal challenge against the government policy to send asylum seekers – who cross the Channel to Kent – to Rwanda is continuing at the High Court.

An attempt to get it underway was blocked by the European Court of Human Rights.

A huge sculpture made from more than 100,000 seized blades is back in Kent to highlight what’s been described as the country’s knife crime epidemic.

The Knife Angel – which has previously been on display at Rochester cathedral – is going to be at the Lighthouse Church in Maidstone for the next month.

And, an award winning Kent hotel has hit back at a bad review left on TripAdvisor which described how one bed was propped up on bricks.