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Podcast: Maidstone shop owners fume over ban on metal shutters

Business owners in Maidstone say a ban on metal shutters outside their shops will kill off the high street.

New regulations mean the window coverings are now illegal and will have to be removed.

Also in today's podcast, the owners of a pub in Dartford say they're switching back to cash only payments in a bid to save money.

The Lads of the Village in Stone say the cash-only option saves them hundreds of pounds each month.

Police are investigating reports a woman is being terrorised by a gang on teenagers near Dover.

She claims they're throwing rocks at her house and shouting through the windows.

A damning report has revealed conditions inside a Young Offenders Institute in Rochester are in need of urgent improvement.

Inspectors say staff at HMYOI Cookham Wood are unable to keep children safe.

And an abandoned shop on Sheppey is set to be the star of Channel 4 show.

The property was chosen for a makeover as part of the series Worst House on the Street.

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