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Help Trading Standards and Kent Police catch the rogues before they cause misery, devastation and financial hardship to you and someone you know. (more…)
Do you have the drive and desire to help people?
Would you like to be part of an exciting new team?
We are offering you an opportunity to be part of an exciting new pilot project across Kent. Working alongside our Community Wardens, Kent Police and local councils, volunteers will be working within their own communities providing information, guidance and support on a wide range of services and issues as well as being the eyes and ears of their community.
Ideally, you will be resident in or have close association with the area you apply for. (more…)
The Summer Reading Challenge for children starts in all Kent libraries on Saturday 11 July.
Children will collect stickers for reading whichever library books they choose. When they read 6 books they will receive a fantastic medal and certificate. (more…)
Kent County Council want to know what you think of the revised Kent Environment Strategy, and the themes and priorities outlined within it.
The consultation will run from 27 July to 25 September 2015. (more…)
Following our post of 12 May 2015 we South Ashford Community Forum has reviewed the ‘Draft recommendations for the further electoral review of Kent County Council’. published by the Local Government Boundary Commision for England (LGBCE) . Although there is little change from the existing divisions that serve South Ashford we believe the boundaries could be improved.We have submitted our comments to the LGBCE. (more…)
Published on KCC Media Hub: 29 June 2015
While many of us will simply be pleased that the long, wet winter is far behind us, it is important to be prepared for sustained hot weather.
Heatwave Alerts, such as the one in place at the moment – known as a level 2 – are triggered as soon as the Met Office forecasts a 60 per cent chance of temperatures being high enough on at least two consecutive days to have significant effect on health.
Although a new build for Finberry Primary School is expected to be ready for September 2016, the school will open this September on the old Ashford South Community School site in Jemmett Road, which is currently being refurbished. (more…)
Kent County Council is moving ahead with plans to transform and modernise the Libraries, Registration and Archives service, following a 12-week public consultation on a proposal to transfer the service to a charitable trust.
Read the full story on the KCC news site.