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Podcast: Should there be a limit on the number of second homes and Airbnb’s in Whitstable?

People living in Whitstable have spoken out about the number of second homes and Airbnbs in the town.

It’s been ranked the eight most popular town in the UK to own an additional property, but people living there full time, aren’t happy.

It comes after Whitby, a similar seaside town but in North Yorkshire, voted to limit the sale of second homes.

Hear what some residents have been telling our reporter Brad Harper.

Also in today’s podcast, go-slow protests have been taking place on motorways across the country.

Drivers unhappy with high fuel prices have been taking action – hear from FairFuelUK founder Howard Cox from Cranbrook.

We’ve also been chatting to the manager of an award-winning pub in Kent who says increasing bills are ‘crippling’ his business.

Marc Bridgen, owns the Dog at Wingham, and says their utility bills are set to significantly increase in October.

Also on the cost of living crisis, a Medway animal charity says there’s been a rise in the number of people giving up their pets because they can’t afford to keep them.

Hear from Wisteria Cat Rescue in Walderslade.

We’ve also got some all important weather news and in sport, we look at what went wrong with Kent’s campaign in the T20 Blast this summer.

Plus we have details on the result of Gillingham’s first pre-season friendly as they prepare for life in league two.