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Podcast: Work starts on controversial 725-home housing estate in Kennington, Ashford

Work has finally started on a controversial new housing development in Ashford.

Diggers have moved onto land in Kennington that will eventually become Conningbrook Park.

Reporter Liane Castle explains why it is so controversial and how many homes could eventually be there.

Also in today’s podcast, the new owner of a Whitstable coffee shop says she never imagined having sleepless nights over shortages of tomatoes and cucumbers.

Lidl has become the latest supermarket to bring in limits on how much fresh fruit and veg we can buy.

Hear from Sarah Osborne who owns The Kitchen @ Whitstable.

A Sevenoaks mum has praised NHS doctors and nurses for saving her baby’s life minutes after being born.

Emma Innes had just given birth when it became clear her daughter Sophie wasn’t breathing. She’s now written a book about her experience.

You can also hear from a woman who she’s doing her very own ‘Escape to the Chateau’ after getting so fed up with traffic in the county.

Heidi Muir had lived in Allington near Maidstone for 30 years but says local roads couldn’t cope with increased house building.

And in sport, Gillingham are back in action as they look to make it five wins in a row at Priestfield.

They welcome Bradford City tonight after beating AFC Wimbledon at the weekend.