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Podcast: Mum barricades herself and young son in Folkestone council flat because of safety fears

December 13, 2021

A mum says she's been forced to barricade herself in her council flat with her young son because she feels so unsafe.
Laura Jones is originally from Thanet but has been put in emergency accommodation in Folkestone because no properties nearer to home were available.
Despite being grateful for having a roof over their heads, she says she fears for her and her son's safety due to the behaviour of a neighbour.
Hear what Thanet District Council have had to say about the situation.
Also in today's podcast, hear from our reporter Alex Jee as he joined a queue of people waiting to get a Covid booster jab after the Prime Minister announced we should all have one by the end of the month.
Dr Jack Jacobs, who's a GP near Ashford, has been reacting to the ambitious target.
And, the owner of a shared work space in Rochester chats about the new work from home guidance that has come into force.
A man who used to be homeless has been speaking about landing his dream job helping others who're on the streets.
Richard O'Neill has been speaking to our reporter Katie Heslop.
And the Gillingham manager has been reacting to their latest defeat in league one.
Steve Evans' side have now gone eight games without a win after losing 2-1 to Fleetwood Town on Saturday.

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