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Supporting our high street in challenging times | AshfordFOR News

Supporting our high street in challenging times

18 March 2019

In recent years Ashford Borough Council has taken bold steps to support our town centre and it is now bucking some national trends with regards to foo…

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Exciting plans approved for the former Mecca Bingo site | AshfordFOR News

Exciting plans approved for the former Mecca Bingo site

15 March 2019

Bold and ambitious plans for the development of the site of the former Mecca Bingo hall in the High Street were approved by Ashford Borough Council’s …

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Launch of the Ashford Property Market Report | AshfordFOR News

Launch of the Ashford Property Market Report

14 March 2019

The Ashford Property Market Report looks at how the borough has fared throughout 2018-19. The spotlight is placed on developments which are shaping Ke…

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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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Ashford’s success celebrated in The Daily Mirror | AshfordFOR News

Ashford’s success celebrated in The Daily Mirror

30 January 2019

Another national newspaper has picked up on Ashford’s high street success and recognised the key part played by the Council.

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