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Ashford MP Damian Green hosts Jobs Fair

 Damian Green, MP for Ashford, will be hosting his Jobs Fair in Ashford at the Ashford College on Friday, 16th February 2018 from 10am till 2pm.

Commons Touch - 100th anniversary of the Battle of Cambrai

There are times when Ashford shows that it can really rise to the occasion, and one of those took place with the service of commemoration to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Cambrai. The service took place at the unique site of the town’s Mark 4 World War One tank.

Our Man - 10 years of High Speed 1 (HS1)

In the midst of some less cheerful activity it was a real pleasure to be able to attend two events in one day which showcased some good things that are happening in Ashford.

Commons Touch - Children and young people

Amid the various other matters which have been filling the media this week I am always determined to remember that there is a job to do as a constituency MP and to carry on doing it whatever the distractions.

Commons Touch - Our Railway

One of the most important decisions for the future of thousands of commuters from Ashford, and other rail users, will be taken in the next few months. This is the decision over who will run the rail franchise for our area from the end of 2018 for the next nine years.

Commons Touch - Celebrating Ashford

I attended two events last Saturday which in their own ways illustrate so much of what is good about our country and our area. At times when the world seems darker than ever it is important to remind ourselves about how much good we see around us.

Our Man - High-Speed Rail

Many people will have read with interest the recent report which showed that the high-speed rail service, which over the past ten years has been so vital for Ashford’s progress, adds about £73 million to the wider Kent economy.