District and County Council Links
ABC Planning portal
Search for information on Planning Applications, Building Control Applications, Tree Preservation Orders, Planning history for individual sites and use the interactive map to locate listed buildings and conservation areas
Applications near me
Register to receive notifications regarding planning applications in any area of Ashford
ABC Committee system
Dates, agendas and minutes for ABC meetings
Main Kent Police website
Police.uk home page
Access the crime map, crime statistics and other information relating to the police and their performance
The UK’s national fraud and internet crime reporting centre
an independent organisation set up to champion the views of patients and social care users across Kent
Care Quality Commission
Regulator for health and social care services
provides specialist support for bereaved families, promotes expert advice on safer baby sleep and raises awareness on sudden infant death.
Adult Abuse: Go to our Adult Abuse page for organisations that give help and advice to sufferers of domestic and other forms of adult abuse
Samaritans www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you/contact-us Tel:116 123. or
visit the local branch www.samaritans.org/branches/samaritans-ashford-and-tenterden
offers confidential and emotional support for those who are experiencing despair.
Saneline www.sane.org.uk/what_we_do/support/ 0300 304 7000 from 4:30pm – 10:30pm every evening
offers information and support for those with mental health issues.
Release the Pressure www.kent.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/health/release-the-pressure
Tel: 0800 107 0160
Chat online www.mentalhealthmatters.com/our-services/helpline-services/time-online/
A KCC funded service provided by an independent charity, offers advice and help for those suffering from stress
FRANK www.talktofrank.com/contact-frank Tel: 0300 123 6600,
Need a quick answer? Text a question and FRANK will text you back Text 82111 or
Chat online www.talktofrank.com/livechat 2pm – 6pm every day
helps people with drug problems.
Drinkline Tel: 0300 123 1110
free, confidential helpline for people who are concerned about their drinking, or someone else’s.
Shelter http://england.shelter.org.uk/contact_us Tel: 0808 800 4444
offers housing advice.
Runaway www.runawayhelpline.org.uk/advice/ Tel or Text 116 000,
Chat online using link above, or
advises young people aged 17 if they are thinking about running away, if they have already run away, or if they have been away and come back and those that are worried that someone else is going to run away or if they are being treated badly or abused.
Childline www.childline.org.uk/get-support/ Tel: 0800 1111,
Chat online: www.childline.org.uk/get-support/1-2-1-counsellor-chat/, or
helps children or young people in distress. Tel: 0800 1111
Silverline www.thesilverline.org.uk/ Tel: 0800 470 8090
provides information, friendship and advice for older folk.
Register to receive flood warnings
Register my appliance
A site where you can register all of your domestic appliances