Useful Links

Community Forum Links

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Our Facebook Page

Central Ashford Community Forum

Kennington Community Forum website

Kennington Community Forum Facebook Group

North Willesborough website

Friends of Willesborough Community Forum Facebook Group

South Willesborough and Newtown Community Group

District and County Council Links

Ashford Borough Council

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

Kent Traffic Information
Interactive map with traffic information and public transport locations.

KCC Highways Fault Reporting
Report a problem on the road or pavement.

Police Links

Kent Police
Main Kent Police website

Local Policing – Beaver Ward

Local Policing – Norman Ward

Local Policing – Victoria Ward

Police.uk home page
Access the crime map, crime statistics and other information relating to the police and their performance

Crime Statistics – Beaver Ward

Crime Statistics – Norman Ward

Crime Statistics – Victoria Ward

Ashford Police Facebook Page

ActionFraud
The UK’s national fraud and internet crime reporting centre

Health

NHS home page

NHS Ashford Clinical Commissioning Group

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

Healthwatch Kent
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

Lullaby Trust
provides specialist support for bereaved families, promotes expert advice on safer baby sleep and raises awareness on sudden infant death.

Parish Councils

Web links for parish councils bordering South Ashford

Kingsnorth Parish Council

Stanhope Parish Council

Great Chart with Singleton Parish Council website

Great Chart with Singleton Facebook page

Helplines

National Domestic Violence Helpline Tel: 0808 2000 247
Women’s Aid www.womensaid.org.uk/information-support/helpline/
provides services to women and children experiencing domestic violence.
Refuge www.refuge.org.uk/get-help-now/
offers a range of services which gives women and children access to professional support whatever their situation.

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
email: 116000@runawayhelpline.org.uk
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
Email: www.childline.org.uk/locker/inbox/
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.

Traffic and Travel Information

Kent Traffic Information
Interactive map with traffic information and public transport locations.

Traffic England
Highways England’s interactive traffic map for motorways and trunk roads

Southeastern
Live Information for Southeastern trains

Southern
Live running information for Southern Trains

National Rail Enquiries
Live Information for trains nation wide

Stagecoach UK Bus
Service updates

Other Links

Citizens’ Advice Bureau

Floodline
Register to receive flood warnings

UK Government (gov.uk)

Register my appliance
A site where you can register all of your domestic appliances

River Stour (Kent) Internal Drainage Board