Archive for Month: February 2016

  • Taking care of our rural roads

    I recently had the enclosed article published in the local press. It was aimed at creating debate by provoking discussion on an issue that lies at the heart of rural living- it worked! The responses from residents and local Parishes, including those not in my ward, has been overwhelming. However, my words were only the…

  • The EU debate – head or heart the decision will be final

    It is a tribute to David Cameron and the Conservative Party that we are at all having a referendum, and a chance to have our say on Britain’s future. Promised by DC prior to the election, and enshrined in the Party 2015 election manifesto, we should celebrate the fact that the Conservatives are sticking to…

  • Budget 2016/17

    The Ashford Borough Council Budget 2016/17 can be viewed by clicking on the following link: http://www.ashford.gov.uk/budgeting-accounts

  • Council Tax

    The budget for the 16/17 financial year has been agreed both at ABC and KCC and with considerable cuts to government grant it has been a challenging time. As a Council, we are committed to delivering value for money services, whilst Honouring our promise to keep our portion of your Council tax the lowest in…