Podcast: Plans approved for new stadium, homes and shops at Northfleet Harbourside

Plans for a an 8,000 seater stadium in north Kent have been approved.

It is the centre piece of a major development on brownfield land in Northfleet which also includes houses, shops, medical services and community venues.

Also in today’s episode, another person has been arrested over the deaths of five people as they tried to cross the Channel to Kent.

Figures show 900 asylum seekers have made the dangerous journey since Friday.

Bungalow owners in Dymchurch say they feel like they are living in a box after new houses we’re built behind their gardens 

Residents in Hythe Road say they have been let down by council and have called for the two-storey properties to be demolished.

Council bosses say plans are underway to bring back a ferry service between Gravesend and Tilbury.

It has been a month since it stopped running and businesses in the town centre say they have lost up to 30% of their trade.

Controversial plans to redevelop Chatham Docks have been recommended for approval.

The idea is to demolish the existing warehouses on the site and build a new business campus

And voting will take place tomorrow for Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

Their job is to hold the chief constable to account and give a voice to the public.