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Podcast: Storm Franklin hits Kent days after Storm Eunice caused chaos

Work is continuing to try and restore power to thousands of homes and businesses in Kent following Storm Eunice.
UK Power Networks teams have been out across the county after strong winds on Friday brought down power cables and fallen trees also damaged lines.
Hear from a Hextable resident who was left without power over the weekend, we’ve also been speaking to the energy minister who’s been visiting the county.
A yellow weather warning for Storm Franklin has now been lifted but we’re told it’ll take some time for all of the damage to be repaired.
Also in today’s podcast, a mum from Swanscombe says she fears for her autistic son’s safety because of changes to his school transport.
The county council has carried out a shake-up of travel arrangements for more than 5,000 youngsters with special needs.
Hear what Emma Ben Moussa has had to say about it – and we’ve received a statement from the council.
Kent’s been named as one of the most Instagrammable places in the UK.
Researchers have found our county’s been mentioned in more than 4.4 million hashtags.
And, in sport, hear from the Gillingham manager following a disappointing defeat at the weekend as their fight for survival continues.
They welcome AFC Wimbledon to Priestfield tomorrow.