This week saw the inauguration of a new Conservative Mayor, as Cllr Jenny Webb begins a second term as The Mayor of Ashford, having previously been in office between May 2019 to July 2020.
Brompton, the UK’s largest bicycle manufacturer, has taken the first step towards creating a revolutionary new factory in Ashford, Kent, by announcing its intention to submit a planning application for the development.
Conservative led Ashford Borough Council has welcomed the Government’s decision to award £14,773,745 of Levelling Up Funding for the Ashford International Studios, Newtown Works project.
A consultation has been launched for a proposed new signalised pedestrian crossing on the A28 Ashford Road, Tenterden.
The scheme, outside the Spires assisted living residential homes, would see the traffic island crossing removed, replacing it with a Puffin crossing.
A safety scheme at one of Ashford’s busiest roundabouts has been completed with some UK-first modifications.
The roundabout at the junction of the A2070 and Romney Marsh Road was found to have a high number of crashes, leading to KCC deciding to make the changes.