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  • Ashford Business Guide

    The Ashford Business Guide has been commissioned in response to popular demand from local businesses in the area for more information and help on how to maximise their business-to-business marketing and networking opportunities and develop local supply chains. If you are looking for information on companies in the borough and surrounding areas, you can use…

  • Your views sought on our draft budget

    Following the December cabinet meeting the council has formally proposed a draft budget. The budget will be considered by the council’s overview and scrutiny committee as part of the democratic process and, ultimately, will be considered by full council in February 2016. However, there is now an opportunity for residents to express their views. The…

  • Urban Parishing

    We recently had a consultation on Urban parishing, and discussions at Council on the issue. I am wholeheartedly against Urban Parishing, as it is adding an extra tier to local government, at a time when cuts are being made. Additionally, it will mean more taxes for residents in the affected areas. At the Council, the…

  • Conningbrook Lakes Family Fun

    Conningbrrok Lakes will be officially open to the Public with an openday packed full of events and activities on Saturday 12th September. The day will be from 11am to 4pm. There are family fun activities and taster sessions planned throughout the day so the local community can come along, enjoy the fun, try out an…

  • Create Festival video

    Click on the link to see the latest Create Festival video from Create 2015    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RqEEmnxlWSc  

  • Little Burton Farm Shop area damaged pavement

    I have been in contact with Street Scene and planning officers at ABC to get to the bottom of who owns the area outside the shops in Little Burton Farm. Once it is clear who is responsible, we can then start to press for improvements to the paved area, and to the lighting at the…

  • Ashford’s growth welcomed by business

    A survey of visitors to the recent Ashford B2B Exhibition gave a resounding thumbs up to the positive impact that growth in Ashford would have on the area’s business community. A resounding 95% t of those who responded to the survey, conducted by Crowe Clark Whitehill, the national audit, tax and advisory firm with offices…

  • Connecting Ashford Businesses

    Ashford businesses in the urban area can now apply for grants of up to £3,000 to get better broadband following the news that Kent has been included in the £40 million national Broadband Connection Voucher Scheme.Add MediaCllr Jane Martin, portfolio holder for information and communications, said: “This is really good news for Ashford businesses and…

  • Election

    I am honoured and delighted thank I have been re-elected to serve you as the representative for Little Burton Farm ward for another 4 years. I thank all those who voted for me and for the Conservative party. I will continue to work hard and to serve you to the best of my ability. To…

  • Play Areas in Little Burton Farm – Your Ideas Welcome

    I have been pushing hard for a complete review of the play areas in the Ward as a number of residents have voiced strong concern at their state. A decision as to investment will be taken post May 2015 and I am insisting that Little Burton is included in any upgrade plans One of the…

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