Author Archive: Bob Shrubb

Chair of South Ashford Community Forum

Summer Newsletter

In the July edition of ‘South Ashford’ we give ideas of how you can spend the long summer
days and keep your family active. Download it from our Publications page.

If you have any ideas for the next edition, which we hope to publish in September, please do contact us.

We would like to distribute printed copies of our Newsletter, but we will need adverts to fund the printing. If you know of local businesses that would be interested in advertising please put them in touch with us.

English and Maths courses for parents and carers

Free English and Maths courses for parents and carers are being offered at Children’s Centres in Ashford. The courses are 16 weeks long, informal, open to all levels of learners and will look at how English or Maths are taught at school and how parents/carers can prepare to help them with their homework. There is also the opportunity to gain a nationally recognised qualification. (more…)

Bogus window cleaner targets South Ashford

Sector-Logo-KentPoliceResidents in an Ashford neighbourhood are being warned after a man posing as a window cleaner stole cash from a house.

The man called at a number of addresses in the Cygnet Way area on the afternoon of Friday 10 July offering to clean windows.

One household took up his offer and after he had been invited in to fetch some water to clean the windows, they noticed a purse was missing from their living room. By the time they noticed the purse had gone, the man had left the area. (more…)

Phone #scamaware

Phone scams typically involve fraudsters deceiving people into believing they are speaking to a police officer, a member of bank staff, or a representative of another trusted agency, such as a government department.

Usually the fraudster will convince an individual that they have been a victim of fraud, and will ask for personal and financial information in order to gain access to their account.
Beware giving bank details (more…)

Chemotherapy Treatment at WHH

We have received the following response to a request to clarify the situation regarding chemotherapy treatment at The William Harvey Hospital.

Thank you for your enquiry today regarding activity in the Celia Blakey Unit (CBC) at William Harvey Hospital (WHH). I will detail below what was discussed in our telephone discussion this afternoon. (more…)

Team Up to Shake Up

10msu-logoSign up to the 10 Minute Shake Up! Your kids can each choose one of four Disney teams and enjoy loads of fun games and activities over the school holidays.

Active kids are happy kids! They like to move and have fun. 10 Minute Shake Ups are the perfect way to help them get their recommended daily 60 minutes of physical activity – and they’re totally FREE!