Podcast: Whitstable family’s heartbreak as much-loved football coach dies on flight home

The family of a much-loved Whitstable football coach say they’re heartbroken after he died suddenly on a flight home.

He’s being remembered as an “amazing husband and dad” after suffering from a deep vein blood clot while on a long haul flight. 

Also in today’s podcast, hear the reaction of a Kent GP after yesterday’s announcement of plans to raise the smoking age.

Under Rishi Sunak’s plans anyone born after the 1st of January 2009 will never be able to legally buy cigarettes.

Residents in Gillingham are angry after “secret” approval was given to three-storey homes

Neighbours of the new development say they only found out by accident. 

There are appeals to find the owners of a French bulldog after she was found abandoned in Sheerness. 

She was discovered with a bag full of toys and medication and is unable to be traced through her microchip. 

And, some shock news from Gillingham FC today as they announce the departure of Neil Harris

It’s said to be down to a poor run of form  but it’s a decision that’s divided fans.