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Businesses in part of Gravesend say they could go bankrupt if a road closure following a large fire isn't lifted soon.

Milton Road has been shut since May 26 when a fire ripped through a former pub.

Our reporter Alex Langridge has been speaking to people who have premises in the area.

Also in today's podcast, it's the second day of a series of rail strikes.

The RMT union, who've organised the walkouts, says the threat of compulsory redundancies is the main sticking point in talks between them and Network Rail.

We've been finding out how businesses near railway stations in the county are being affected.

The way detectives investigated the death of a Kent man who was murdered by serial killer Stephen Port is going to be reinvestigated by the police watchdog.

Kent Fire and Rescue have told the KentOnline Podcast they're having to work with really young children to stop them committing arson.

The FireSetters Intervention team say they've been helping kids as young as three.

In sport, it's the day Gillingham fans have been waiting for - the fixtures for next season are out.

Our Gillingham reporter Luke Cawdell tells us how life in league two will start for the Gills.

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