Ashford news

Friday, April 17, 2015

The pair met staff at the newly redeveloped Compass House

Drlling rig

Key marginal seats could be lost according to the campaigners

Traffic jam

The A28 Ashford Road was blocked following the crash

The Green Party says more affordable housing needs to be built

It used its manifesto to outline pledges of more affordable house building and ending the right to buy

Danny Davis

He claimed he had no memory of the night’s events when interviewed by police

Parents will learn whether their children got a place at their chosen school today

The wait is over for parents as primary school places are allocated by Kent County Council

Game of Thrones may spark an increase in Husky type dogs according to charity the Dogs Trust

Charity Dogs Trust is concerned that people are abandoning wolf type breeds

Kent farming has been well supported by Kcas

Produced in Kent will work alongside the University of Kent in a bid to Government


However, it’s nowhere near as bad as Monday

The county will see some warm weather

Kent will see the highest temperatures so far this year


Engineering works overran. All hell broke loose

Ann Barnes (Channel 4)

Kent Police and Crime Commissioner Ann Barnes has welcomed the new system

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

The deputy prime minister came to help kick off campaigning

A petition to save the county's libraries was handed to councillors at County Hall

The petition was started after KCC opened a consultation into handing over libraries to a trust


Work at busy London station over-runs from weekend


Read the results of our online poll.

Kent Police

He has warned public safety could be in jeopardy.


Health warnings have been issued.

Here is our list.

Ballot paper

Want to throw your hat into the ring? Then hurry up

Ashford High Street. Picture: Immanuel Giel.

It has been a safe seat since 1931.

smoky cloud

Green MEP warns it causes ‘serious heart and lung problems’.

The development has received the green light

The council has approved the planning application


This will ‘impact some travellers’.

Heavy traffic

The road was closed between Adlington Road and the A20

Area education officer at KCC, David Adams

It will open this September, eventually offering 420 new places

Ann Barnes, Kent Police and Crime Commissioner

A new bespoke service will be provided which will help around 14,000 extra people each year

Kent Police

Arrests made in connection with alleged plot to steal safes and an ATM

KOS Western lowland gorilla

Panels will save 32 tonnes of carbon per year

Kent Police

Detectives say they can now link six separate incidents

Ann Barnes (Channel 4)

The plan sets out her priorities for policing over the coming year

Traffic jam

It is part of a scheme to attract visitors to the town centre.

There was a collision in Ashford.

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