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Ashford woman arrested for attempted murder
24th March 2017 11:30AM
A woman has been arrested by Kent Police on suspicion of attempted murder following an incident in Ashford in the early ours of this morning. Kent Police...

Ashford woman stole more than £100,000 from employer
22nd March 2017 10:15AM
An Ashford woman who stole around £100,000 from the company she worked for has been sent to prison. Donna Hartshorne, 37, of Cross Stile, started...

K&C patients to be treated at William Harvey following consultant shortage
21st March 2017 2:15PM
More East Kent patients will be treated at Ashford's William Harvey Hospital as junior doctors are moved over from Kent and Canterbury Hospital it has...

A2070 Ashford closed overnight for 3 nights
20th March 2017 10:15AM
The A2070 at Ashford will be closed for three nights this week for maintenance works. Highways England are carrying out carriageway improvement work...

Property fund donations for Ashford community groups
19th March 2017 10:30AM
Two community organisations in Ashford will each benefit from donations of £500 from the Kent Police property fund. Raised from the sale at auction...

Ashford man charged over counterfeit currency and drug offences
17th March 2017 10:15AM
Three men have been charged as part of an investigation into the alleged supply of counterfeit currency, including a man from Ashford. Officers from...

Ashford robber jailed for five years
16th March 2017 11:15AM
An Ashford man who beat and robbed two people whom he knew to be vulnerable has been jailed for five years. Peter Willmott, 33, of Speldhurst Close,...

Firefighters tackle Singleton Fish & Chip shop blaze
12th March 2017 6:45PM
Singleton Fish Bar has been severely damaged by fire after a blaze broke out this afternoon. Firefighters were called to reports of fire at a fish bar...

Pedestrian seriously injured in Charing collision
12th March 2017 10:45AM
Police are investigating a serious collision involving an elderly pedestrian in Charing, Ashford and are appealing for witnesses. Kent Police was called...

Witness appeal after fatal collision in Chilham
11th March 2017 4:15PM
Police are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Dane Street, Chilham on Friday. The incident occurred at 3.36pm on Friday...

Four arrested following Repton Park drugs raid
11th March 2017 10:15AM
Four people have been arrested and a quantity of drugs taken off the streets by police after a warrant was executed at an address in Ashford. Kent Police...

Eighteen years in prison for Ashford rapist
8th March 2017 10:15AM
A man who admitted raping a child on multiple occasions has been jailed for 18 years. Gary Crook, 37, of High Street in Hartley, East Sussex, carried...

300 new homes on the way for Conningbrook Lakes
7th March 2017 7:15PM
Clarion Housing Group has secured an Ashford site with the potential to build 300 high-quality new homes. The Group completed a deal on 2nd March with...

Three arrested after Ashford drugs warrant
7th March 2017 10:15AM
Three men have been arrested on suspicion of drug offences after police carried out warrants on land near Ashford. Officers from the Serious and Organised...

Hospitals Trust to exit special measures
4th March 2017 10:15AM
Having been placed in special measures over concerns regarding the quality of the care it provided in September 2014, East Kent Hospitals University NHS...

Kent leads the way in cutting down on landfill
2nd March 2017 10:30AM
The amount of Kent's household waste being sent to landfill is at its lowest ever Kent County County has announced. Kent County Council's target is...

Double penalties for motorists using mobiles
1st March 2017 2:15PM
Ashford drivers are being reminded about new penalties for mobile phone use at the wheel that come into force today. Drivers caught using their mobile...

Woman’s handbag snatched in Ashford
1st March 2017 10:30AM
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman reported being robbed & injured in Ashford. The incident is reported to have taken place at around...

KCC launches Keep Kent Clean campaign
1st March 2017 10:15AM
The weekend of the Great British Spring Clean might be over but Kent County Council says it won't be slowing down in getting the garden of England to live...

Cash stolen from a Farriers Arms pub in Mersham
24th February 2017 7:15PM
Kent Police is appealing for witnesses to come forward following a report of a burglary at a pub in Mersham, Ashford. The incident is reported to have...

Man assaulted in Victoria Park Ashford
24th February 2017 2:15PM
Kent Police is appealing for witnesses to come forward following a report of an assault in Jemmett Road, Ashford. The incident was reported to have...

Renewed appeal to reunite war veteran with stolen medals
23rd February 2017 2:15PM
Kent Police is renewing its appeal for information following a report of a burglary in which war medals were stolen. It is reported that between 4pm...

Storm Doris closes Dartford Crossing bridge
23rd February 2017 11:25AM
Highways England is advising road users that the QEII Bridge at the Dartford Crossing is closed to traffic this morning (Thursday 23rd February) for safety...

Ashford man arrested after Folkestone pursuit
21st February 2017 10:30AM
A 35-year-old man from Ashford has been arrested on suspicion of theft of a motor vehicle, possession with intent to supply and possession of a firearm...

Ashford footballer jailed for racially aggravated assault
18th February 2017 2:15PM
A footballer from Ashford is starting a two year sentence in a young offenders' institution after admitting a racially aggravated assault on an opponent. The...

Uncertainty for Singleton Environment Centre as charity announces it will pull out
18th February 2017 9:40AM
Uncertainty surrounds the future of activities at the Singleton Environment Centre in Ashford after the charity running it announced it was pulling out. The...

Biddenden man found guilty of woman's death
16th February 2017 2:15PM
A Biddenden man has been found guilty of causing a woman's death in Tenterden last year. Anthony Waddington was sentenced last week at Folkestone Magistrates'...

Breakfast show listeners get behind hospice
12th February 2017 2:15PM
Listeners to Radio Ashford's Wake up with Webbo Breakfast Show came up trumps this week following a break-in at the town's hospice which caused outrage. On...

Three arrested on suspicion of breaching town dispersal order
11th February 2017 2:15PM
Kent Police officers arrested three teenagers on suspicion of breaching a dispersal order in Ashford High Street on Monday 6th February. The dispersal...

One stop shop to help Ashford become fitter and healthier
11th February 2017 10:15AM
The start of a new year often brings resolutions for people to get fitter and healthier, so it's perfect timing that Ashford has teamed up with Kent County...

Operation to tackle gang related crime leads to 55 arrests
9th February 2017 4:15PM
A total of 55 people have been arrested during a week of action to tackle gang-related crime in Kent. Between Monday 23rd and Friday 27th January police...

Appeal after woman robbed in South Willesborough
8th February 2017 2:15PM
Kent Police is appealing for witnesses or information to trace the suspect who committed a robbery in Ashford. Between 6.45pm and 6.55pm on Monday 6th...

Woman sentenced after Ashford shoplifting spree
8th February 2017 9:30AM
A woman has been sentenced by magistrates after stealing goods worth over £1,500 from Ashford's Designer Outlet in November. Elena Mihaela Scurtu was...

Witness appeal after Willesborough hospice burglary
7th February 2017 12:15PM
Police are appealing for information after a reported burglary at Pilgrims Hospice on the A20 at Willesborough. The burglary is reported to have taken...

Appeal for witnesses after woman serious injuries in Ashford collision
6th February 2017 10:15AM
Collision investigators are appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was injured in Charing on Friday. Kent Police was called at 5.30pm on Friday...

KCC seeks views on plans to stop illegal lorry parking
1st February 2017 1:15PM
Kent County Council is looking into the feasibility of a number of small lorry parks across the county to help alleviate the blight of illegal lorry parking. KCC...

Police dispersal zone in place in Ashford town centre
27th January 2017 5:15PM
A dispersal order is being enforced in Ashford town centre following reports of antisocial behaviour. The order is in place from 4pm on Friday 27th...

Ashford drug arrest leads to jail for cross border drug dealer
26th January 2017 6:15PM
A man from Battersea has been jailed after admitting possessing £5000 worth of heroin and crack cocaine with intent to supply. 20-year-old Shay...

Ashford will not be part of plans for East Kent super council
26th January 2017 8:15AM
It has been announced that Ashford Borough Council no longer intends to be involved in plans for the creation of a single East Kent "super" council. Following...

Ashford man is jailed for manslaughter of friend
25th January 2017 10:15AM
A 39-year-old man who admitted killing his friend at a block of flats in Ashford has been jailed for 10 years. Darren McKay was sentenced at Maidstone...

Arrests during drink drive campaign
21st January 2017 7:15PM
Police officers arrested 125 people during a crackdown on motorists who drive vehicles under the influence of alcohol across the county. Each December...

There's still time to get your flu vaccination
21st January 2017 10:15AM
Local GPs and public health experts are reminding people it's not too late to get their flu vaccination. Almost 320,000 thousand adults and children...

CCTV issued after Mersham pub burglary
19th January 2017 10:15AM
Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a burglary at The Farriers Arms Pub in The Forstal, Mersham,...

New Report It system is proving successful
16th January 2017 10:15AM
It's been three months since Ashford Borough council launched its online reporting system, Report It, and the council says its delighted to see residents...

Park Mall success leads to bigger things for Kate
11th January 2017 10:15AM
Ashford Borough Council is hailing a further success in the towns Park Mall shoppping centre. The council purchsed Park Mall in June 2015 and began...

Woman treated after car and bus collision in Tenterden
10th January 2017 10:15AM
Emergency services were called to a crash involving a bus and car in Turners Avenue, Tenterden last night. Kent Fire and Rescue sent three crews at...

Thieves target Ashford RSPCA charity shop
8th January 2017 12:15PM
An Ashford charity shop was broken into and robbed on Saturday morning. It's believed the RSPCA charity shop in Church Road, Willesborough was broken...

Could you represent Ashford as a community health Trust governor
7th January 2017 10:15AM
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust is looking for governors in the Ashford area. Governors form the Trust's Council of Governors. They are elected...

Deadline for primary school applications is approaching fast
6th January 2017 10:30AM
The closing date for Ashford primary school applications is fast approaching. Applications for primary, infant and junior places in Kent schools for...

SECAmb thanks public & staff for support during busy festive period
2nd January 2017 11:15AM
South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has publically thanked its staff and volunteers for their efforts during an extremely...

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Ashford woman arrested for attempted murder
24th March 2017 11:30

A woman has been arrested by Kent Police on suspicion of attempted murder following an incident in Ashford in the early ours of this morning.

Kent Police says it was called at 1.45am on Friday 24th March to assist South East Coast Ambulance Service with a medical emergency in Hunter Avenue, Asfhrod. A 55-year-old man had suffered stab wounds.

Officers seized a knife from the scene and the man was taken to a local hospital for treatment on his injuries, which are not belie ... read more

Ashford woman stole more than £100,000 from employer
22nd March 2017 10:15

K&C patients to be treated at William Harvey following consultant shortage
21st March 2017 14:15

A2070 Ashford closed overnight for 3 nights
20th March 2017 10:15

Property fund donations for Ashford community groups
19th March 2017 10:30

Gig Guide

Roy Ryan - Dramatic Actor.  Baritone-Tenor.  Comedian.  Musician.
Venue: Bauhaus Cafe
Thu 30/03/2017 18:00-20:00 | Cost: Free admission

SeaMonkeys at the George Hotel, Ashford
Venue: The George Hotel
Fri 31/03/2017 21:00-23:00 | Cost: Free admission

Dimension X (Classic Melodic Rock Band)
Venue: The Windmill Inn
Fri 31/03/2017 21:00-23:00 | Cost: Free admission

Live Jazz with Dulcie May Moreno and Stephen Bridgland
Venue: Bauhaus Cafe
Thu 06/04/2017 18:00-20:00 | Cost: Free admission

Kent Senior Cup Final for Ashford United
Venue: Gallagher Stadium, Maidstone
Sun 09/04/2017 15:00-00:00 | Cost: Free admission

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