Podcast: Residents complain about railway siren in Thanington near Canterbury that goes off every 15 minutes for 16 hours a day

People living near a railway line on the outskirts of Canterbury say they are unable to get any peace and quiet because of a new railway siren.

A loud noise to warn pedestrians about the track in Thanington goes off roughly every 15 minutes for 16 hours of the day. Hear from people living there and the response from Network Rail.

Also in today’s podcast, cracks have started to appear in the walls of homes along a busy stretch of road in Ashford, because of the number of lorries driving past.

And the issue on Hythe Road has got so bad, they’ve started a petition calling for HGVs to be stopped form using the route as a cut-through to the M20. We’ve been speaking to a local resident.

Hear from one of the people from Kent who was recognised  in the King’s birthday honours over the weekend.

Tom Coyd from Gillingham is the head coach of the England wheelchair rugby league team.

A Kent dad who set up a group to support others has told the podcast he hopes to expand it across the whole county.

Dad Space gives fathers the chance to meet-up, go for a walk and share their concerns.

And, a man who started busking on the streets of Thanet as a teenager – has been telling the podcast how he now rubs shoulders with the rich and famous.

Jon Nickoll can now be found on most nights, playing in the iconic American Bar at the Savoy Hotel in London. He’s been sharing his story.