Podcast: Ingress Park resident speaks out after “devastating” blaze at flats in Greenhithe

A neighbour has spoken out about a fire at a block of flats in Greenhithe amid concerns about safety.

Three people had to be treated by paramedics following the blaze on the Ingress Park estate, and the local MP says there are ongoing issues with some properties.

Also in today’s episode, a Medway mum has been telling us how the NHS saved her life, as we mark its 75th anniversary.

Jessica Taylor-Bearman spent four years in hospital from the age of 15, and was eventually diagnosed with ME.

One of Kent’s biggest employers has announced plans to take on another 500 people.

BAE Systems provides advanced defence technology including satellites for aerospace and security, and already employs 1,500 people at its site next to Rochester Airport.

A couple from Sheppey have sold their home, quit their jobs and plan to sail the world to help those in need.

Dental hygienist Karolina and her engineer partner Lee are hoping to offer their skills to communities across the globe, and will live on their boat called “Good Deeds”.

And, a tearoom in Ashford has been turned into the town’s first sweet shop.

The owner has been telling us about all the delicious treats they will be selling, and why they made the decision to expand the business.