Podcast: Young jockey killed in horror accident at Kent racecourse

There have been tributes for a young jockey who died in a tragic accident at a Kent racecourse.

The 25-year-old has been taking part in in the final event at Charing yesterday when he was thrown from his horse. 

Also in today’s podcast, public health officials in Kent are warning parents to make sure their children’s vaccinations are up to date amid a worrying rise in measles cases. 

The UK Health Security Agency has declared a ‘national incident’ with hundreds of cases recorded across the country. 

Controversial plans to transform a million-pound property in Gravesend into houses has been approved after a five-year battle. 

Residents say the decision is “disappointing” and “frustrating”. 

A father from Sheerness has told the KentOnline Podcast about how he has to wear a face mask in his own home due to black mould. 

The 50-year-old says the living conditions are so bad he’s developed asthma and is scared for the health of his kids. 

And in football, hear from the Gillingham boss after their disappointing result in League 2 over the weekend. 

The Gills were held to a one-all draw against Walsall at Priestfield.