Podcast: People staying at “squatter camp” on Sheppey beach say they’re doing nothing wrong

Fed-up residents say a stretch of scenic seafront is at risk of becoming a “squatter camp” if something is not done to stop campervan owners from setting up there for weeks at a time.

Locals say people are practically living at the site on Sheppey and committing anti-social acts such as urinating in public.

Also in today’s podcast, a shop owner has been left with thousands of pounds worth of damage following a mass brawl in Sheerness. 

You can hear audio of the fight which involved as many as 15 people on Saturday night on the high street. 

A homeless man living out of his car in Maidstone has been telling the KentOnline Podcast of his struggle to find pet-friendly accommodation.

Despite holding down a full-time job, after he’s paid his child benefit, car insurance and storage costs, he’s left with little money to live off.

The boss of P&O has admitted his company pay on-board crew just £4.87 an hour – and that he wouldn’t be able to live on that wage.

The CEO was paid £508,000 in his role last year – he’s faced a grilling in Westminster and been asked if he’s just a “modern day pirate”. 

And the new Gillingham manager has been appointed and says he can’t wait to get started. 

Mark Bonner has taken over top job at the club and had outlined what he expects from his team.