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MP for Ashford celebrates WWF Earth Hour

Ashford MP, Damian Green, has shown his support WWF’s tenth Earth Hour by making a special pledge to help protect the planet.  The world is changing fast, and it’s never been more important to show support for action on climate change.

Our Man - Advice and Supports Services

On the whole by any reasonable measure Ashford is a prosperous town set in the middle of a generally prosperous county. But we should all be aware that even in the middle of this generally comfortable existence live people with real problems.

Common Touch - Traffic

One of the biggest issues currently being discussed by businesses in Ashford is the growing amount of traffic around the town.

Our Man - Schools

One of the consistently most interesting parts of my job is taking questions from young people. This is always challenging and stimulating, whatever the age of the group asking the questions, and it applies as much to primary schools as secondary ones.

Commons Touch - The Holocaust Trust

In the middle of these tumultuous times, one of the most quietly moving events I have attended recently was the commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day in St Mary’s Church in Ashford.

Our Man - Kent Infrastructure Summit

I was delighted to play a role in the first-ever Kent Infrastructure Summit last week, organised by the Kent and Medway Economic Partnership in conjunction with Kent MPs.

Commons Touch - Ashford Truck Stop

When Operation Stack is in force, there is little else anyone wants to talk about, because of the huge level of inconvenience it causes all of us.

Our Man in Westminster - Housing in Ashford

As we all grind back into action in 2017 it is already clear that housing will be one of the big issues of the year, on a national level as well as locally.

Commons Touch - 2016

As it is the season of goodwill, carols, chestnuts roasting by an open fire, and all that sort of thing, I thought I should be thinking about floods.

December Newsletter 2016

A Message from Damian

 I want to wish you all a peaceful and merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

 

Useful numbers over the festive period