Archive for Month: January 2014

  • Don’t lose your vote

    Dear Residents – there are changes to the voting system- don lose your vote – please read below. Residents are being reminded that they must fill in their annual voter registration form or face a potential fine. The annual canvass allows Ashford Borough Council to update its register of electors and ensures it contains the…

  • Email now working

    Pleased to say Email is now working again!

  • Email down

    Dear residents   as of last night the Council Email is temporarily out of action. Youcan contact me by Phone on: 07583 642202 or by my work Email: info@jam-marketing.eu I will inform you when the ashford.gov.uk email is up and running again.

  • Bromley Green Road Sewage and Surface Water Problems

    This is an issue that has gone on for a number of years and cannot be allowed to continue without a long term solution. I am in consultation with residents, Southern Water, the KCC member and the Environmental Health department at ABC and will be having a meeting of residents that are most affected with…

  • Quarry Wood Development in Aldington

    There was a recent meeting at Ashford Borough Council where the Aldington working group presented their initial feedback to the developer Taylor Wimpey, with ABC planning officers in attendance. A brief summary of what was achieved : 1.    ABC will concur with the Housing department on the make up of the affordable homes and local…

  • Support for Wye & Hinxhill Ward

    It is with great regret that I announce  that  my colleague, Steve Wright, the Councillor for the Wye & Hinxhill  ward has resigned due to work commitments. I am sure that I speak for all of us in wishing   him all the best. There will now be a Byelection to elect a new Ward…

  • Future development in Saxon Shore

    Dear residents new site recommendations have been made and are now being assessed by Ashford Borough Council. You as residents will have a chance to see what these sites are and how the  recommended developments will affect your area at soon to be arranged “PLAN IT” consultation workshops. The Parish Councils in your area will…

  • Planning permission

    Planning permission is a key part of the planning process, and a part that I urge all residents who wish to build, to complete. If your planned construction does not require permission, the officers at Ashford Borough Council will let you know this. Building without the required permission could lead to an enforcement order, which…

  • Drainage issues

    There have been a number of challenges with drainage issues across Ruckinge, Aldington & Bilsington, through Christmas, New year and the stormy weather period. I have visited many of the sites and have been in constant touch with Southern Water.  There will be a meeting next week to try to bring about a long term…