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Podcast: Inside the giant Amazon warehouse in Dartford

November 15, 2021

It is the size of more than six football pitches, cost £200m to build and employs over a thousand people - and we have had a first look inside the giant Amazon warehouse in Dartford.
The facility sees robots working alongside humans to get parcels packaged and out for delivery.
Our reporter Sean Delany had a look around and has also been speaking to Priyanka Bernard who is the site manager.
Also in today's podcast, a Kent MP says COP26 has "failed" young generations after The Glasgow Climate Pact was secured.
North Thanet's Sir Roger Gale has told the podcast the agreement has fallen short of the commitments needed to protect our planet.
We've been discussing the state of Kent's roads on an episode of the Lowdown on our facebook live.
It's feared some aren't up to standard, as we head into the winter period - with potentially dangerous damage like potholes needing fixing.
Hear from one of the county's senior highways managers.
Environmental campaigners say Christmas selection boxes are using excessive amounts of plastic.
A post on Facebook, that’s reached more than a million people, has shown there's often more plastic packaging than actual product.
Reporter Laoise Gallagher has carried out an investigation and found this is typically the case with the cheaper priced boxes.
And hear from the Gillingham manager following their draw with Sheffield Wednesday in league one at the weekend.

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