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  • KCC need our help to report potholes

    Admin posted an update 3 weeks, 2 days ago

    Last year, KCC repaired 20,673 potholes and patched 136,633m2 of roads.

    KCC cabinet member for highways Matthew Balfour said: “People often assume these are quick and temporary fixes but I can assure you these are not. We do a quality, first time fix, and do not expect to be back out again fixing the same pothole.

    The pothole blitz started in A…[Read more]

  • Ashford Farmers Market this Sunday

    Admin posted an update 3 weeks, 2 days ago

    The next Ashford monthly farmers market takes place on Sunday 1st October, between 10am and 2pm, in the lower High Street.

    Shoppers can grab tea, coffee, cake or breakfast from one of the many street-food stalls, or pick up a diverse selection of tasty treats from local traders.

    Don’t forget that there is free parking in Edinburgh Road car park…[Read more]

  • Park Club Open Day

    Admin posted an update 3 weeks, 2 days ago

    A chance to try before you buy !
    THERE IS AN OPEN DAY ON SATURDAY! Bring everyone along to take advantage of all the facilities we offer for FREE! Open 8-7 don\’t miss out!
    Park Club open day
    Park Club\’s website

  • Do you know someone who might benefit from this club?

    Admin posted an update 3 weeks, 2 days ago

    Loneliness is a bigger problem than simply an emotional experience. Research shows that loneliness and social isolation are harmful to our health. Here is a great local initiative.

    Ashford Volunteer Centre Games Club

  • So who are these streets named after?

    Admin posted an update 3 weeks, 2 days ago

    It is so easy to take street names for granted, but those on Little Burton Estate in Kennington all have a poignant story to tell and deserve a moment of our precious time.

    They were not all ‘war heroes’ as in the case of John Newington (John Newington Close) who was a 14 year old from 135 Faversham Road in Kennington, and was a casualty…[Read more]

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    Contractors have started work on the old market site to develop a new cinema, restaurant and hotel complex.
    Elwick Place Cinema

    Champneys-owned Eastwell Manor has submitted a planning application for a £1.6m, 28-bedroom extension to the hotel.
    Eastwell Manor

    Barclays Bank in Ashford High Street is now closed for refurbishment until 19th June.

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