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Witness appeal after attempted assault in Ashford High Street
6th August 2017 4:30PM
Police officers investigating a report of an attempted assault in Ashford are appealing for witnesses to come forward. It was reported that between...

Efit issued following assault in Ashford
29th July 2017 4:15PM
Police officers investigating a report of an assault in Ashford have released a computer-generated image of a man they would like to identify. It was...

Chilmington Green community consultation event
19th July 2017 9:45AM
How do you think Ashford Borough Council can engage with Ashford residents about Chilmington Green? A public consultation is taking place this afternoon...

Police appeal for witnesses after 3 hurt in Ashford collision
19th June 2017 4:15PM
Kent Police is appealing for witnesses after a three vehicle collision in Tenterden Road in Ashford at 11.45am on Wednesday 14th June. The incident...

Man dies in Ashford fire
19th June 2017 9:15AM
Kent's emergency services were called to a fire in a flat on Charing Hill, Charing on Saturday afternoon (17th June). A man in his 90s was rescued from...

Cyclist robbed by two men in Ashford
12th June 2017 12:15PM
Kent Police is appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was reportedly robbed by two men in Ashford. The incident happened between 6.35pm and 6.50pm...

Help police trace thief targeting Ashford charity boxes
9th June 2017 4:15PM
Kent Police officers investigating the theft of charity boxes in the high street have released a CCTV image. The first burglary took place at Timpson...

Full general election and council election results
9th June 2017 12:10PM
The results of the General Election and Ashford Borough Council by-elections. Damian Green returns to Westminster as the Conservative MP for Ashford....

Victim of Kingsnorth collision is named
8th June 2017 9:15AM
The cyclist who died following a collision on the A2070 at Kingsnorth near Ashford has been named. Keen traveller and cyclist, John Durey, 69 from Lenham...

Polling stations open across the borough for General Election 2017
8th June 2017 7:00AM
Poling stations across the borough have opened for the 2017 snap General Election. Polling stations are open from 7am to 10pm. Candidates standing...

Police appeal for witnesses to collision on A2070 Kingsnorth
6th June 2017 10:15AM
Kent Police is appealing for witnesses to a serious injury collision on the A2070 at Kingsnorth near Ashford. At about 7.40pm on Wednesday 31st May...

Police appeal after thieves steal fencing from childrens play area
5th June 2017 4:15PM
Kent Police is investigating the reported theft of 24 metres of wooden fencing from a children's play area in Egerton Road at Charing Heath. The fencing...

Man charged following Ashford town centre assault
30th May 2017 5:15PM
A 33-year-old man has been charged in connection with an assault in Ashford. Daniel Groom, of no fixed address, was charged on Monday 29th May with...

Bin shed fire causes damage to flats
29th May 2017 9:15AM
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to a blaze in a single storey bin shed in Drummond Grove, Willesborough, just before 4pm on Sunday. Two fire...

Witness appeal following robbery as Ashford shopping centre
23rd May 2017 10:30AM
Kent Police is appealing for witnesses after a robbery and an attempted robbery were reported in Ashford on Sunday 21th May. The attempted robbery is...

Ashford woman jailed for 250,000 fraud
21st May 2017 10:15AM
A fraudster has been jailed for three years and four months after she defrauded a family business out of £242,016. Between October 2010 and...

Ashford memorial to RAF 5003 squadron
21st May 2017 10:15AM
Around midnight on 21st/22nd May 1944 at Great Chart Camp the RAF engineers of 5003 Squadron were returning in small groups from a dance in the town, ready...

Man assaulted after men break into Ashford home
17th May 2017 5:15PM
Kent Police is appealing for information after four men reportedly broke into a home and assaulted a man in Ashford. The men, who spoke with local accents...

Celia Blakey Unit officially opened
16th May 2017 10:30AM
The William Harvey Hospital's Celia Blakey Day Unit received a civic official opening last week. Already open and receiving patients since March 2017,...

Ashford Brownies get tips on staying safe from Kent Police
13th May 2017 11:15AM
Youngsters from the 10 Ashford St Mary's Brownies have been awarded with their crime prevention badges following a visit from Police Community Support...

Witness appeal after Ashford assault
12th May 2017 10:15AM
Kent Police is appealing for witnesses to an assault that is reported to have taken place in Ashford. The assault is said to have occurred on the A2042...

Witness appeal following assault on Charing Hill
11th May 2017 10:15AM
Kent Police is appealing for witnesses following an alleged assault which took place on the A252 Charing Hill at Charing. A female motorist driving...

Unit launched to tackle Cyber Crime in Kent
2nd May 2017 10:15AM
Kent Police has set up a team of specially trained detectives to tackle Cyber Crime. The new Cyber Crime Unit led by Detective Inspector Lee Morton...

Man charged with robbing Ashford convenience store
24th April 2017 5:15PM
A man has been arrested and charged in connection with a reported robbery at a convenience store in Ashford last week police say. The incident happened...

Witness appeal after serious assault in Ashford
21st April 2017 10:15AM
Detectives are appealing for witnesses following a report of a serious assault in Ashford. The assault is reported to have taken place outside the service...

Fire crews battle Tenterden house fire
20th April 2017 3:45PM
Firefighters were called to a house fire in Top Road, Tenterden just after 7am this morning. The fire had taken hold of the first floor and the roof of...

Robbery at One Stop Shop in Beaver Lane Ashford
20th April 2017 12:15PM
Kent Police is appealing for information following a reported robbery at a convenience store in Ashford yesterday. The incident happened at the One...

Today is your last chance to register to vote in May elections
13th April 2017 1:15PM
With local elections taking place in just a few weeks, voters in Ashford are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote and are able to take...

National retailer opens latest new store in Ashford
11th April 2017 7:15PM
A new DFS store officially opened its doors for the first time on Saturday, with the Mayor of Ashford cutting the official ribbon. To celebrate the...

Extra Stroke patients to be sent to William Harvey from today
11th April 2017 10:15AM
From today, patients suspected of having a stroke in the Canterbury area will be taken by ambulance to A&E at Ashford or Margate instead of Canterbury. East...

Three found guilty in latest court results for Ashford
5th April 2017 7:15PM
Burglary Andrew Clive Hoare pleaded not guilty to burglary and attempt burglary but was convicted of the offences by magistrates. On 17th November...

Armed officers to patrol Ashford Designer outlet
3rd April 2017 3:15PM
Kent Police is reminding the public today that they will continue to see more visible armed officer patrols at a number of key locations around the county,...

CCTV released after assault in Tufton Street, Ashford
1st April 2017 10:15AM
Kent Police officers investigating an assault in Ashford have released an image of a man who may be able to help with their enquiries. Just after midnight...

Innovative new school health service launches across Kent
31st March 2017 7:15PM
New school health services are being rolled out in Kent which will see greater access and support for children and young people to help give them the best...

Fire fighters tackle suspicious blaze at Ashford shop overnight
31st March 2017 10:15AM
Kent Fire and Rescue Service have been dealing with a blaze at the Tesco Express store in Mace Lane , Ashford overnight. Fire broke out in the roof...

Hop along to Tuesdays Easter Singalong in Tenterden
30th March 2017 7:15PM
Does the prospect of Easter make you want to burst into springtime song? If so, Tenterden's renowned singing group, The Tuesdays, are extending an open...

Can you help police following assault on Ashford taxi driver
30th March 2017 11:30AM
Kent Police officers investigating a reported assault in Ashford have released an image of a man who may be able to help with their enquiries. On Sunday...

Police appeal for witnessess following serious collision in Lydd
29th March 2017 2:30PM
Kent Police officers investigating a serious collision on Dungeness Road, Lydd are appealing for witnesses. The incident involved a blue Jaguar XJR...

Can you help police identify Ashford burglar
29th March 2017 10:15AM
Kent Police officers investigating a reported burglary in Ashford have released CCTV images of a man who may be able to assist them. The incident happened...

Kingsnorth Recreation Centre could close current operator warns
28th March 2017 3:15PM
Staff face redundancy as the future of Kingsnorth Recreation Centre looks uncertain this week. Ashford Leisure Trust which currently runs the centre...

Ashford woman charged with attempted murder
28th March 2017 10:15AM
A woman has been charged with attempted murder after a man suffered stab wounds at a property in Ashford. Kent Police was called at 1.45am on Friday...

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...

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Witness appeal after attempted assault in Ashford High Street
6th August 2017 16:30

Police officers investigating a report of an attempted assault in Ashford are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

It was reported that between 7.20pm and 7.40pm on 19th July, a disturbance took place in a takeaway restaurant in Ashford High Street. During the incident a member of staff was reportedly threatened by a person holding a knife.

A 15-year-old boy from Ashford was arrested on 28th July in connection with the incident. He was released pending further enquirie ... read more

Efit issued following assault in Ashford
29th July 2017 16:15

Chilmington Green community consultation event
19th July 2017 09:45

Police appeal for witnesses after 3 hurt in Ashford collision
19th June 2017 16:15

Man dies in Ashford fire
19th June 2017 09:15

Gig Guide

Leigh Highwood Band
Venue: The Windmill Inn
Sat 19/08/2017 21:00-23:00 | Cost: Free admission

The Angelo Tristan Band at Dreamland battle of the bands - Semi Finals
Venue: Dreamland Margate
Sun 20/08/2017 14:00-18:00 | Cost: Free admission

The Rhythm Doctors
Venue: The George Hotel
Fri 25/08/2017 21:00-23:00 | Cost: Free admission

The Rash
Venue: Singleton Barn
Mon 28/08/2017 13:00-14:00 | Cost: Free admission

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