Recreation Field Car Park

The car park (pictured above) at the Bill Hollands’ Recreation Field and Sports Pavilion has been renewed. We are very grateful to Penfolds Tarmacadam for the excellent work they recently completed. We just need to finish off the edging with some topsoil and grass seed. This is Stage 1 of improvements we are planning for … Read more

Great British Spring Clean

The Great British Spring Clean took place on March 5th, 2017 when villagers and members of the Shadoxhurst Scout’s Beaver Pack and the Shadoxhurst Baden Powell Scout Group helped to collect 30 bags of rubbish, cut back some overgrown hedging, cleaned the telephone box and the large village signs. A big thank you to all who … Read more

Bogus Callers

Kent Neighbourhood Watch message   Bogus Trading Standards Officer Kent County Council Trading Standards are warning the public to be aware of a bogus ‘Trading Standards Officer’ who has recently called at a resident’s home in Kent. The criminal claimed that he had received the resident’s money from a recent court case and in order … Read more

Ashford Courtside Football Club

We are a FA Charter Standard Club affiliated to the Kent FA who caters for children aged 7 to 16 years.  (Please see our Newsletter further down the page.) All Coaches are volunteers & FA qualified, CRB checked & trained in emergency first aid. We formed in 2009 and are members of the Ashford & District … Read more

Ark Drama 2000

We are a youth theatre group, based at Kingsnorth Parish Church, Ashford, affiliated to the Parish Churches of Kingsnorth with Stubbs Cross and Shadoxhurst. We are a non-profit making community group run by a volunteer committee and adult leaders. Membership is open to youngsters, aged 7 to 21 (inclusive), from all religious denominations and abilities, … Read more

Alerts from Kent Police & Trading Standards

Clocks reported stolen in Smarden burglary Kent Police has issued information on two clocks which were reported stolen during a burglary in Smarden, Ashford.   It was reported that a burglary had taken place between 9.30am and 3.10pm on Friday 31 March 2017 at a house in Monks Hill. Two clocks were stolen during the … Read more

Fly Tipping

To report fly-tipping contact MBC on 01622 602000 or go onto MBC website at www.maidstone.gov.uk ‘residents page’ then ‘report it’ For large scale fly-tipping (more than a tipper lorry load of waste) report to the Environment agency on: 0800807060 It can also be reported to: Clean Kent on:08453450210. email: clean.kent@kent.gov.uk or visit:www.cleankent.com