Archive for Month: March 2015

  • Our Spearpoint pavillion in Little Burton Farm Ward set for refurbishment

    Ashford’s Spearpoint Pavilion is set to receive a transformation to improve and enhance the popular and well used sporting facility.The existing pavilion, which dates back to 1960, will be demolished and replaced with a brand new building providing modern facilities including a new kitchen and eight male and female changing rooms.  At present, the pavilion is…

  • Conservation Volunteers plant trees at Conningbrook

    The Conservation Volunteers Wild Crew joined forces with The Kent Wildlife Trust to plant 500 trees at Conningbrook Lakes Country Park to create a shelter-belt alongside the road.The planting is part of The Kent Heritage Trees Project funded by The Heritage Lottery Fund which has planted over 27, 000 trees in Kent over the last…

  • Tourism Review reveals Ashford’s thriving visitor economy

      The 2013/2014 Tourism Review undertaken by the borough council’s Portfolio Holder for Tourism, Cllr Clair Bell, has revealed that Ashford has a thriving visitor economy.After an extensive and in depth consultation with key tourism organisations such as Visit Kent, Tourism South East and the Ashford and Tenterden Tourism Association, as well as a large…

  • Drop in anti-social behaviour in Ashford

    The latest update from the Community Safety Partnership report has revealed Ashford Borough Council is working effectively with its partners to successfully tackle issues including anti-social behaviour (ASB) and crime in the borough. Ashford’s 42% drop in anti-social behaviour from 2012/13 to 2013/14 was singled out at a major success, and has resulted in Ashford…

  • Reporting a pothole, road damage or a street light repair

    You can register any road damage, streetlight issues or potholes on the KCC website using the below link. You will receive a tracking number, and can track therefore, the progress of  your complaint. KCC pledge to repair within a timeframe of 14 days. If the repair is not completed within this timeframe, please get back…

  • Shared Space to receive essential makeover 

    Ashford’s Shared Space scheme is set to receive a makeover to fix problems with the paving. Ashford’s Joint Transportation Board will receive an update on the scheme on March 10. Letters are going out to businesses and residents directly affected by the works. They are due to start on Tuesday, May 26 and last up…

  • Planning Update

    The Development Update (incorporating the Local Development Framework /Local Plan Update) provides you with the latest information on planning applications and approvals on major development taking place in Ashford. It is produced twice a year. Development Update February 2015.pdf[pdf] 3MB Development Update September 2014 [pdf] 4MB These are particularly helpful to keep abreast as the…

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