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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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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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Government High Street report “reflects the Ashford model”  | AshfordFOR News

Government High Street report “reflects the Ashford model”

21 December 2018

The report sets out recommendations that empower local authorities and the local community to take responsibility for the high street.

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Elwick Place open for business | AshfordFOR News

Elwick Place open for business

21 December 2018

The Community event to official open Elwick Place coincided with the Picturehouse Cinema opening on site on December 15th.

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New Retail Park Confirmed | AshfordFOR News

New Retail Park Confirmed

18 December 2018

Ashford Borough Council’s Planning Committee has approved plans for a new retail park featuring homeware brand The Range.

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2018, a year in numbers | AshfordFOR News

2018, a year in numbers

10 December 2018

The Ashford borough celebrates an epic year in 2018, with our Big 8 projects now fully underway or completed, new investments in the town centre and a…

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Ashford Snowdogs auction raises £142,000 for local charity | AshfordFOR News

Ashford Snowdogs auction raises £142,000 for local charity

4 December 2018

The popular Snowdogs Discover Ashford trail ended on a high note on December 3, when a grand total of £142,000 was raised in aid of Pilgrims Hospices …

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Curious Brewery Topping Out Ceremony | AshfordFOR News

Curious Brewery Topping Out Ceremony

30 November 2018

On November 29, Curious Brewery held the topping-out ceremony for its new brewery in Ashford, celebrating the highest piece of the new steel structure…

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