The Medway towns have the second highest death rate from an asbestos-related cancer in England and Wales, a report has shown.

A total of 104 people died from mesothelioma in Medway between 2006 and 2010, according to the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

The area, which includes Chatham dockyard, had a death rate of 6.5 per 100,000 people over…Read more