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South Ashford Community Forum (SACF) have submitted a proposal to Ashford Borough Council) for creation of a local council for South Ashford. The proposal, submitted in response to a consultation being undertaken by the Borough Council as part of a Community Governance Review is available from the Forum’s website: southashford.org.uk/index.php/about-us/publications/.
The Borough Council will consider SACF’s proposal alongside others received, then publish their draft recommendations in August 2015 for further consultation.
We have added some information on who to contact in an emergency under Local Information/Emergencies.
If you have an idea for information we might include on the site, please contact us or add your idea as a comment to this post.
- if someone’s life is at risk,
- if there is a risk of serious damage to property,
- if a crime is happening
- if someone suspected of a crime is nearby
This page will provide information on what to do in an emergency and how to contact the organisations that can help.
Further down the page we have included contact details for less critical situations.
For more information on preparing for and acting during emergencies, please refer to the Kent Resilience Forum website.
Telephone 0800 111 999
If you smell gas, think you there is a gas leak, or are worried that fumes containing carbon monoxide are escaping from a gas appliance
UK Power Networks
To report a power cut, or if you are concerned about the safety of UK Power Networks equipment
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Telephone 0800 40 40 90
for a potential hazard on or near an overhead electricity line (more…)
We list here what you should do during and after a flood. If you live or work in a flood risk zone you should prepare a Flood Plan and register to receive Flood Warnings. Refer to our Flood Risk page. (more…)
The British Horse Society (BHS) and their dedicated network of 200 volunteer Welfare Officers work hard to promote the prevention of neglect, cruelty and harm to horses.
BHS Welfare Officers provide support, advice and education to horse owners to try and remedy problems before they become too serious. In more serious cases they work with partner organisations to reach the best possible resolution for the horses and people involved.
Talk to the Samaritans any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal.
24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
If you need a response immediately, it’s best to call on the phone.
Telephone 08457 90 90 90 (more…)
For illnesses or injuries that are not life-threatening
you should first contact your GP surgery.