The home secretary has been criticised for describing asylum seekers arriving in Kent as an ‘invasion’.
Suella Braverman was speaking in the commons after being asked to respond to concerns of overcrowding at a processing centre in Manston.
It’s as a report also raises concerns about facilities there. Hear from the chief inspector of prisons.
Also in today’s podcast, figures seen by the KentOnline Podcast show Medway is one of the worst areas in the country for pollution.
The analysis from Friends of the Earth shows air pollution in parts of Strood, Chatham and Gillingham are double the recommended health standards. We’ve been getting reaction from GP Dr Julian Spinks.
An historic building in Maidstone looks set to stay as a jewellers after being bought by a businessman from Gravesend.
We told you last week how Cornells on Gabriel’s Hill was going to close after all their stock was sold. Hear today’s update.
Tributes have been paid to the former landlady of a popular Medway pub.
Wendy Stenhouse ran The Greyhound in Rochester until 2002 and passed away in the summer. Former regulars have been sharing their memories with reporter Nicola Jordan.
And, Joel Corry says he’s looking forward to wrapping up his tour and taking off the whole of December so he can watch the World Cup.
He’s been chatting to Numi on the Hit List on our sister radio station kmfm about his new song ‘Lionheart’ with Tom Grennan.