Podcast: The Kent pub thriving in the cost of living crisis

With the cost of living crisis causing pubs across the county to close their door, one establishment in Kent is so busy it’s having to turn people away

Bosses at The Ferry Inn, in Stone-in-Onxey has now applied to expand so they can keep up with demand. 

Also in today’s podcast, a supply teacher has been sacked from a Medway school after posting on Facebook about children targeting his family home.

He says he’s heartbroken but bosses at the primary school say they parted ways because of safeguarding concerns.

A Maidstone man has been found in possession of an inappropriate DVD after police visited his home to make sure he was sticking to the rules of his sexual harm prevention order. 

The 57-year-old had previously been in prison for child sex offences, police became concerned after discovering he had a social media account. 

The Prime Minister has been in Kent as he looks to crack down on retailers supplying children with vapes

Rishi Sunak says they’re closing a loophole will allows under-18’s to be given a free sample. 

And in sport, Kent’s Zak Crawley looks set to start the Ashes – despite his position as opening batter coming under scrutiny. 

He’s failed to make a half century in his last eight international innings.