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Podcast: Reaction to ‘freedom day’ delay and figures reveal a huge increase in stalking cases in Kent

Events in Kent have been cancelled and the pubs won’t be bursting at the seems during the Euros after it was confirmed the easing of all Covid restrictions has been delayed.
The Prime Minister confirmed last night the date has been moved from June 21 to July 19.
It’s due to a rise in cases of the Delta variant and it’s hoped the four week delay will give the NHS extra time to vaccinate more adults.
Hear from Medway’s public health boss, the leader of Kent County Council and the chief exec of Faversham based brewery Shepherd Neame.
Also in today’s podcast, figures have revealed a huge increase in the number of stalking cases in Kent.
We’ve been getting reaction from the mum of Clare Bernal from Tunbridge Wells who was stalked and killed by her ex-boyfriend in 2005.
And in sport, Dover Athletic have lost an appeal against a fine and point deduction for failing to play four games during lockdown at the start of the year.