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Podcast: Resident refuses to leave Maidstone home set to be demolished as part of plans to redevelop the Shepway estate

As the cost of living crisis continues, the Chancellor has been delivering his Budget.

We set out the main points and there's analysis from our political editor Paul Francis.

Also in today's podcast, Kent MP Tom Tugendhat has been banned from driving for 6 months after being caught using a mobile behind the wheel.

The Tonbridge and Malling rep has apologised but insisted he was just holding the phone when he was pulled over by police in Wandsworth in April.

The major rebuild of an estate in Maidstone could have hit a stumbling block after one resident announced he was refusing to move.

Golding Homes are looking to demolish around 100 properties on the Shepway estate and replace them with modern, energy efficient homes.

Hear from Danny Roberts who lives there.

There's been flooding in parts of Kent after more heavy rain overnight.

The Environment Agency have issued several alerts and warnings as river levels continue to rise. Our colleagues at KMTV have been speaking to a worker at a shop in Tunbridge Wells that flooded overnight.

The team behind Kent's largest science and innovation park have announced they're expanding.

Discovery Park, near Sandwich, is celebrating it's 10th anniversary by revealing plans to double the number of people employed on its site. We've been catching up with chairman Martino Picardo.

We've also been getting a sneak peak inside a former Medway bank that's been turned into a pub.

The people behind the popular dead pigeon in Rochester have converted the old Barclays in Rainham.

And, there's been a surprise visit to our radio station, kmfm, as a popular 90s TV show makes a comeback.

Challenge Anneka is returning to our screens.

Find out what happened when Anneka Rice turned up to see Garry and Chelsea on kmfm breakfast this morning.

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