Archive for Month: March 2015

  • Ashford Living Wage Allowance- ABC leads the way

    From 1st April 2015 Ashford Borough Council’s employees will be paid a minimum of £8.00 per hour and apprentices will receive 15 pence per hour above the National Minimum Wage (NMW). The changes were approved as part of a new pay policy which was agreed at last night’s Cabinet meeting (Thursday 12th March). The announcement…

  • Report for Aldington Parish Council

    1. Planning Committee Firstly, I welcome the establishment of a formal planning committee and congratulate the PC on taking this step- If properly trained, members will a clearer and more professional view of planning, that will ensure a better approach to all planning matters. 2. Planning- Neighbourhood Plan With regard to planning, I have understood…

  • Ruckinge Rainbows visit Cotton Hill House

    Children from Ruckinge Rainbows visited Cotton Hill House this week to sing for its residents. 11 girls, aged five to seven, came along with their group leaders to perform a range of songs from ‘Alice the camel’ to ‘Twinkle, twinkle little star’ and even took requests. After the sing song everyone enjoyed refreshments including biscuits…

  • This week in Saxon Shore

    Enclosed at some highlights from my work on your behalf; The last week has seen me organize and attend the Steering Committee to solve problems with Bromley Green Road Ruckinge drainage and Sewage issues. This was attended by KCC, ABC Environmental, Southern Water, residents and was chaired by Damian Collins MP. This has already been…

  • Steering Committee Bromley Green Road – Good results!

    The first steering Committee meeting held on Friday, was kindly chaired by Damian Coliins MP, attended by Mike Angel KCC Member. Richard Woodcock Environmental Officer at ABC, myself as the Borough Councillor, Joel Hufford and his team from Southern Water, and a number of residents from BGR. Key points : – All affected households who…