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Hendrix and the fire-loving dog and other unlikely Kent gig tales

24 January 2022
Hendrix and the fire-loving dog and other unlikely Kent gig tales

As Independent Venues Week begins across the UK, we look back at the stars who have graced the smallest Kent stages over the years.

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Should statues of controversial historical figures be removed?

06 January 2022
Should statues of controversial historical figures be removed?

After four anti-racism campaigners were acquitted for toppling the Bristol Colston statue, should it be the first of many?

Commuter coach service to be scrapped before Christmas

17 December 2021
Commuter coach service to be scrapped before Christmas

In today's Podcast, hear from our business editor on why Kings Ferry have axed their commuter service between Medway and London.

'You can't take pictures, but we've got croissants'

16 December 2021
'You can't take pictures, but we've got croissants'

When our reporter was invited to a press appearance with Boris Johnson in East Kent, he spent more time staring at pastries than the PM.

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Boris Johnson makes surprise Kent visit

16 December 2021
Boris Johnson makes surprise Kent visit

The Prime Minister visited an East Kent vaccination centre, as the NHS accelerates the emergency Covid booster rollout.

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Do we all need to ‘grow up’ about climate change?

23 September 2021
Do we all need to ‘grow up’ about climate change?

On today's episode of The Lowdown we talk about climate change - what's happening and what can be done?

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Health supplements - everything you need to know

08 September 2021
Health supplements - everything you need to know

On today's episode of The Lowdown we talk about health supplements and vitamins - and whether we should all be taking them.

'No amount of money will fix social care'

06 September 2021
'No amount of money will fix social care'

On today's episode of The Lowdown we talk about the reported hike in tax to pay for social care reform.

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Live: Will more of Kent be in poverty by winter?

02 September 2021
Live: Will more of Kent be in poverty by winter?

Join us for today's live-streamed episode of The Lowdown, where we'll discuss whether fuel and food poverty could increase in the coming months.

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Live: What challenges face schools this academic year?

01 September 2021
Live: What challenges face schools this academic year?

Join us for today's live-streamed episode of The Lowdown, where we're talking about how schools are going to cope as the autumn term begins.

From Greta to XR - what's the right way to tackle the climate emergency?

31 August 2021
From Greta to XR - what's the right way to tackle the climate emergency?

Join us for today's live-streamed episode of The Lowdown, where we're delving into the hot topic of climate change.

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From Nando's to Greggs - how much worse could supply chain problems get?

26 August 2021
From Nando's to Greggs - how much worse could supply chain problems get?

Join us for today's live-streamed episode of The Lowdown, where we're discussing supply chain issues due to Covid and Brexit.

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Who should win August's pets tournament?

20 August 2021
Who should win August's pets tournament?

After some intense battles, we're finally here to decide who wins Kent's pet of the month - who are you voting for?

Kent MP praised for ‘powerful’ Afghanistan speech

18 August 2021
Kent MP praised for ‘powerful’ Afghanistan speech

A Kent MP has made an emotional speech during a Commons debate on the Afghanistan crisis.

Head of Kent Afghan charity fears for family

17 August 2021
Head of Kent Afghan charity fears for family

As the PM announces resettlement plans, a man from Kent Afghan Community shares his fears for the safety of his family.

Kent MP says UK departure 'partly responsible' for Taliban takeover

16 August 2021
Kent MP says UK departure 'partly responsible' for Taliban takeover

A Kent MP who served in Afghanistan has said the UK withdrawal from the country is 'partly to blame' for the Taliban taking over.

Criminal investigation launched after asylum seeker Channel death

13 August 2021
Criminal investigation launched after asylum seeker Channel death

In today's podcast, the French authorities have launched a manslaughter investigation after an asylum seeker died crossing the Channel.

Inside multi-million pound project to save railway from climate change

11 August 2021
Inside multi-million pound project to save railway from climate change

In today's podcast, we get an exclusive look at the work being done to stop a train line from being destroyed by landslides caused by climate change.

Town set to turn into 20mph zone

10 August 2021
Town set to turn into 20mph zone

In today's podcast, we look at the push to cut the speed limit across a coastal town - and why some believe the move is vital to the area.

Players verbally abused during season opener

09 August 2021
Players verbally abused during season opener

In today's podcast, we break down a weekend of football marred with racist and homophobic abuse.

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