Podcast: Villagers in Teynham fear a constant water leak could cause railway tracks to subside

Residents in Teynham near Sittingbourne say constant water leaks around the railway station are becoming dangerous.

People living near the level crossing are scared it could be damaged or even subside if South East Water don’t fix the problem soon. We’ve been  speaking to a local councillor and have reaction from the water company.

Also in today’s podcast, we’ve been finding out what sort of impact a Costco store could have as the retailer prepares to open its first store here.

The American brand announced last month it had two potential locations in mind. Hear from Tudor Price from the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce.

A Kent singer who tried take her own life several times has been speaking to the podcast about how she managed to turn her life around.

Sophie Benfold, from Gravesend, suffered from depression and became addicted to cocaine following a traumatic incident in her childhood. 

We can also hear from an army reservist from Kent who almost lost a leg in a motorbike accident and now is competing at the Invictus Games.

Staff Sergeant Jonny Ball was seriously injured in 2019 and has undergone a number of gruelling surgeries to rebuild his leg. He’s been chatting from the Games in Germany.

And in sport, Gillingham are top of League Two after a last gasp victory against Harrogate Town in the blistering heat on Saturday.

Captain Shaun Williams got the only goal of the gate late on in added time as it finished 1-0 at Priestfield.