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Commons Touch - Ashford and Local Growth

One of the fixtures on the Ashford Business Calendar these days is the Growth of Ashford Conference set up by Wilkins Kennedy. This year’s was held at the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce, and it was very cheering to see extra chairs being brought in before the start to meet the demand.

Our Man - The M20 and Brexit

Motorways are much in our minds at the moment, with the works at various stages of the M20 causing short-term pain for we hope will be long-term gain.

Commons Touch - The Beacon

I am always fascinated to discover unexpected Ashford connections with people from history who have a national reputation, and the unveiling of the new Memorial Civic Beacon in North Park provided another opportunity.

Commons Touch - Over 50's Fair

In a week’s time I will be trying a new experiment to see if I can help older people in and around Ashford. It’s an Over 50s Fair, which I hope will attract as big a crowd as the Jobs Fair I held earlier in the year at Ashford College.

Over 100 people attended Damian Green MP First Jobs Fair

Last Friday the MP for Ashford Damian Green hosted his first Jobs Fair at Ashford College, which was attended by more than 100 people.  

 

The Jos Fair hosted a wide- range of employers from John Lewis to Kent Police, HR GO and The National Citizens Service.

 

Our Man - Ashford Jobs Fair

It has been really interesting over the past few weeks discovering the degree of enthusiasm for my first Jobs Fair.