Construction to build a brand new junction on the M20 near Ashford has started leaving many residents worried about traffic. Junction 10 could help reduce the amount of lorries clogging up the roads in the area, but with a building timescale of two years residents say their village could be ruined.
For Made in Kent this week, we have produce from a delicatessen called Tesouros de Portgual which specialises in Portuguese dishes. The newly opened specialty shop is located on Chatham high street and features a range of treats from authentic Portuguese custard tarts to chorizo. We put some food to the test and ask owner Marly Correia about it's inspirations.
Terence Collingwood, from I Dig Dinos in Rochester, spoke to us about an interactive map that has been launched which shows where dinosaur fossils have been found in Kent. The last dinosaurs died out approximately 65 million years ago, but seven fossils have been unearthed right here in the county, including Hythe, Folkestone and Cranbrook.
The RSPCA have released figures which show that last year they received five thousand complaints in Kent. This makes Kent one of the worst counties for animal cruelty complaints in the UK.
Figures from the Trussel Trust shows that in the past year 1.3 million emergency food supplies were delivered to people across the UK. This is a 13 per cent increase on the year before and means that the number of food bank deliveries are at all all time high. We asked shoppers in Maidstone whether they were surprised at these new figures.
A home in Meopham was once the audio recording home for some of the biggest blockbusters of all time. The Old Forge is now going on sale, where recordings for blockbuster films such as Titanic, Pearl Harbour and the Lord of the Rings trilogy took place. The house has previously been marketed at an astonishing £1 million.