Podcast: Tributes to “kind hearted” man who died after Chatham town centre attack

The family of a “kind-hearted and much-loved” man who died after a town centre assault have said they will fight for justice.

The 33-year-old was put on life-support after being attacked twice within the space of two days in Chatham. 

Also in today’s podcast, fire crews have been called out to a number of blazes in Kent in the last 24 hours. 

Sadly a cat has died in one house fire in Canterbury which is believed to have been started accidentally. 

A decade-long battle to get a landowner to clear up his farmland in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is facing yet another delay.

Maidstone council first started enforcement action  over the 14-hectare plot  after it found the land littered with broken vehicles and waste. 

The KentOnline Podcast has been told more companies should employ people with learning difficulties – after a social media post of a Sheppey woman went viral.

Shelley Harris has Down’s syndrome and was pictured learning her role at Asda in Sittingbourne.

And damning comments about one of Kent’s up-and-coming towns have sparked debate – after visitors called it dirty and run-down.

It comes less than a month after The Sunday Times described the seaside town as the best place to live in the south east of England.