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Local Plan 2030 is officially adopted | AshfordFOR News

Local Plan 2030 is officially adopted

6 March 2019

Ashford Borough Council has officially adopted its Local Plan 2030. The Local Plan 2030 aims to make sure that future development is well planned, hel…

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Connect 38 is shortlisted for major award | AshfordFOR News

Connect 38 is shortlisted for major award

1 March 2019

Connect 38 – the largest office block to be built in Kent for 20 years – has been shortlisted for an RICS South East Award.

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Two Legendary Musicians coming to Create Festival | AshfordFOR News

Two Legendary Musicians coming to Create Festival

27 February 2019

Two legendary musicians are coming to Ashford this summer as part of the town’s annual Create Festival ‘platform’.

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Council shares emerging ideas for former Mecca site | AshfordFOR News

Council shares emerging ideas for former Mecca site

13 February 2019

Ashford Borough Council is sharing the emerging ideas for the former Mecca Bingo site at a small exhibition in Ashford Gateway from Tuesday 12 Februar…

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Ashford: independent retail scene enjoys revival | AshfordFOR News

Ashford: independent retail scene enjoys revival

4 February 2019

With national retail in the doldrums, Ashford’s retail scene is bucking national trends, enjoying a 5.8% increase in town centre footfall in 2018.

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Green Light for the Coachworks | AshfordFOR News

Green Light for the Coachworks

17 January 2019

Planning go-ahead for The Coachworks, the £650,000 plan to transform disused industrial buildings into food, drink, event space and start-up business …

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Ashford bucks the 2018 national retail trend | AshfordFOR News

Ashford bucks the 2018 national retail trend

15 January 2019

While the UK retail picture looks bleak, the latest footfall and vacancy rate figures for the town centre show Ashford is bucking the national trend.

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Ashford Local Plan - Final report | AshfordFOR News

Ashford Local Plan - Final report

11 January 2019

Ashford Borough Council has received the final version of the Local Plan Inspectors Report from the Planning Inspectorate, marking the end of the exam…

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Tourism growth in Ashford | AshfordFOR News

Tourism growth in Ashford

11 January 2019

The value of Ashford’s visitor economy grew by 5.3% in 2017 and is now worth £293 million, according to research released this week.

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