Kent transport

Aftermath of devastating wildfires in Kent after hottest day on record

Firefighters spent the day continuing to battle the devastating wildfires in Kent.

They erupted around Dartford on the hottest day of the year, destroying large areas of land.

Hear from our reporter Sean Delaney who visited the scene of a we also heard from the Kent Fire and Rescue Service.

Meanwhile, several villages in Kent are without water as the heat wave continues.

South East Water’s Lee Dance took to the podcast to apologize.

Also in today’s episode, calls are made for something to be done about teenagers who gather at a lake in Greenhithe after a duckling was allegedly stoned to death.

People living near Lake St Clements say young people come from London and vandalize the area.

More than 1,500 people have signed a schoolboy’s petition calling for West Kent bus routes not to be cut.

The Bennett Memorial pupil says he would struggle to get to class using public transport from September because a number of routes are cut.

Discover Jason Manford’s epic journey to Kent.

The comedian was performing in Margate last night – but had to pay over £200 in a taxi to get there – find out why.

And hear from Gravesend’s Punjab United youth development manager ahead of England’s quarter-final game against Spain in the Women’s Euro.