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Podcast: Red heat warning issued for parts of Kent as heatwave continues and temperatures soar

July 15, 2022

A rare red warning for extreme heat has been issued for parts of Kent.
Forecasters say temperatures in the county could reach the mid to high 30s on Monday and Tuesday.
Hear what the red warning means, we've also been speaking to the RNLI about safety on the coast and from a trader who's looking forward to a welcome boost to business.
Also on today's podcast, as the battle for Number 10 continues, the final five Conservative MPs in the running for the leadership are gearing up for TV debates.
Tonbridge and Malling's Tom Tugendhat scraped through yesterday's vote but has come out fighting.
We have analysis and speak to some of those supporting him.
Find out why another of Kent's MPs is angry at the timing of another rail strike.
People looking after a park in Gillingham are so fed up with it being vandalised, they're putting on graffiti workshops to encourage creativity.
Hear from the councillor behind it.
And finally, we've got a fascinating interview with a former Mafia boss who's going to be in Kent this weekend.
Michael Franzese was once dubbed the Mafia Prince but managed to leave the Mob and now helps others avoid a life of crime.

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