Podcast: Woman left scarred for life after hit and run in Aldington near Ashford

A woman has been left scarred for life following a hit and run near Ashford.

Forest Tozer was left covered in glass when it happened in Aldington and needed 20 stitches.

Also in today’s podcast, a Dartford woman’s calling for CCTV to be installed in all rooms in care homes after it took staff 20 minutes to realise her nan had suffered a fall.

92-year-old Dorothy Selwood tripped after getting out of bed at the home where she lived in Greenhithe.

Her grandaughter Samantha Thorne has been telling the podcast how she doesn’t want it to happen to anyone else.

There are reports the UK’s biggest water company, which covers areas around Dartford, could be about to go under.

The government say they’re prepared for “a range of scenarios”, with speculation Thames Water could be put into temporary public ownership.

Meantime, there are calls for South East Water customers to receive discounts on their bills as a hosepipe ban continues for a large part of Kent.

We have been speaking to the Consumer Council for Water.

700-thousand children across England – including some here in Kent – are said to be attending schools which need major repairs.

A new report claims around one in three school buildings are beyond their planned lifespan.

The man behind plans to completely transform an historic fortress in Kent says many people still don’t know it even exists.

The Citadel at Western Heights in Dover could eventually be turned into hotels, restaurants, art galleries and music studios.

And in sport, Gillingham’s players have returned to training today to get ready for the new season.

Their first match will be away to Stockport County on the 5th of August, before they welcome Accrington Stanley to Priestfield the following weekend.