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Podcast: Motorists and police drag Insulate Britain protesters from the M25 near the Dartford Crossing

October 13, 2021

Insulate Britain protesters have been arrested after blocking the M25 near the Dartford Crossing.
Police were called to two demonstrations on the Essex side earlier this morning and detained 35 people.
Hear from a retired GP who was among those to glue their hands to the carriageway.
Also in today's podcast, a Kent MP has suggested fracking could be used to ease the current energy crisis.
Thanet's Craig Mackinlay wants the UK to start exploring it as an option again.
Mark Hood is a Green Party councillor in Kent and has been speaking to our political editor.
We have news from our town centres including an announcement that an M&S store is to close.
A community farm on Sheppey that gives children the chance to work with animals has celebrated its third birthday.
Curly's was set up on 10-acres of land by dads Garry and Kyle Ratcliffe as a thank you to everyone who helped when TV show DIY SOS rebuilt their bungalow.
We've caught up with Kyle who's told us why it's such an important facility.
And, Margate based toy company Hornby is featuring in a new TV series - we've been finding out how they're trying to get younger generations interested in model railways.

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