Podcast: Landlord quits pub after drunken customers leave him with a broken arm

A former landlord has told how his life running the pub he called home was “destroyed” by three drunken customers who broke his arm in a shocking attack.

The grandfather says the Margate pub “was never the same” for him and his wife after the “horrific” attack. 

Also in today’s podcast, new data shows more than 280-thousand illegal vapes were seized in Kent last year – but not a single fine was issued.

We’ve had the highest number out of more than 150 local authorities across the country with many of the vapes coming through the Port of Dover. 

A scrap metal dealer has admitted theft after being caught on camera taking a bin of metal shavings.

He’d told staff at the Chaucer Business Park, near Sevenoaks, that he was allowed to help himself and later planned to sell it on. 

Controversial plans for 250 homes have been approved – despite a head teacher raising fears over children’s safety at a nearby school.

The school’s head says he’s worried about traffic and parking problems is the estate in Margate goes ahead. 

And the winners of the Kent & Medway Food & Drink Awards have been announced, including Pub of the Year and Restaurant of the Year.

Residents have been voting for their favourite hot spots from across the county from flavoursome street food to high-end hotels.