Podcast: Man told to pay £5,000 after dogs kill almost 30 sheep at Eldridge Farm in Canterbury

A Kent farmer who lost almost 30 of her sheep after they were mauled by dogs, says the blame should lie with the owners.

Verity Garrett’s flock were attacked at Eldridge Farm in Canterbury by an Alsatian and an Akita puppy that were left running loose. Now, a man has appeared in court.

Also in today’s podcast, the families of David Fuller’s victims are calling for the chief exec of a hospital trust in Kent to resign after an inquiry highlighted ‘serious failings’.

The maintenance worker was able to abuse bodies in mortuaries at the Kent and Sussex and Tunbridge Wells hospitals over a 15 year period. Hear from the mum of one of his victims, the trust chief executive and local MP.

It’s been revealed talks to try and end strike action by teachers at a school on Sheppey are progressing positively.

Staff at Oasis Academy have walked out for a third day as part of a protest over student behaviour.

Residents of a housing development in Greenhithe say a rise in services charges is “extortionate” as they face ongoing safety and security issues .

Maintenance fees at Ingress Park have jumped by £600 in the last five years and cost apartment owners more than £3,000 a year. Hear from the local councillor and MP.

And in sport, Gillingham have beaten AFC Wimbledon 1-0 in a dramatic game at Priestfield.

The floodlights went out during a power cut in the second half, and play had to be paused for about 20 minutes. We’ve got reaction to the result from head coach Stephen Clemence.