Archive for Month: November 2013

  • Free December parking for Ashford shoppers

    Festive shoppers can enjoy free parking in all council-owned car parks in Ashford and Tenterden on three Sundays before Christmas. Ashford Borough Council is once again offering free parking in both towns to encourage as many people as possible to do their Christmas shopping locally, and support local businesses Free parking will be available (council-run…

  • Site Submissions for the Updated Core Strategy – development in your Village

      Site Submissions for the forthcoming update of the core development strategy until 2030. These sites have been highlighted as¬†areas for possible development in and around your villages.   I must stress, they are only possible sites, where owners have expressed an interest in making the land available for development. However, this highlights how vital…

  • Rural Broadband update

    As many of you are aware Kent County Council has, for the last 18 months leading the Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) project for Kent. The implementation of this project means, when combined with existing rollout plans, that at least 95% of all properties in Kent will have access to higher-speed fibre-based broadband infrastructure by the…

  • Quarry Wood development Aldington

      There was a very¬†interesting ¬†consultation day, followed by a lively open meeting yesterday. The Quarry Wood development is one which was outlined in the Core Strategy – the development plan for Ashford. Currently, the developer, Taylor Wimpey, has plans for 41 homes on the land, with 35% affordable housing. A number of residents have…