Podcast: Mum left bedbound for nearly four years after minor accident

A mum from Ashford has been telling us about her battle for a diagnosis after a minor car crash left her in “unbearable” pain.

Louise Turner has been left bedbound and her family are raising money for potentially life-changing surgery.

Also in today’s episode, residents in an apartment block in Maidstone say their lives are being ‘ruined’ by a noisy neighbour.

One man says he hasn’t had a decent night’s sleep in three years, and described the flat as a “crack den”.

It looks like Canterbury city centre is bouncing back from the pandemic, with five new businesses set to open.

An Oliver Bonas store is getting ready to launch where Topshop used to be, and there is also expected to be a new jewellers, cafe and restaurant.

A baker who started selling cakes from her mum’s kitchen just three years ago is now opening up her first shop.

Ellie Miller has set up Ellie’s Baking Goods in Hythe, in the former Independent Baker unit on the high street.

And in sport, the Gillingham manager Neil Harris has been looking ahead to their first game of the new league two season.

They are travelling to take on Stockport County, who the boss says are the “title favourites”.