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Welcome to June's issue of Ashford Voice

Welcome to June's issue of Ashford Voice!

This summer is shaping up to be exciting indeed and Ashford Voice has all the latest local news and events for our readers.

We are delighted to announce that the Create Music Festival scooped the award for Cultural Event of the Year at the 2017 Kent Creative Awards. In addition, readers can find out about Create Platform, a new week-long programme of events across Ashford that leads up to the big day!

We’ve also got news on the inauguration of the new Ashford Mayor. Cllr Winston Michael, who has dedicated his position towards supporting the borough’s young people.

June’s issue also has the low down from June’s General Election including Ashford’s results and photos from the count.

If you love Ashford as much as we do, we’ve got a feature on the new businesses we are welcoming to the town including Timeless and East Kent Mobility. You can also keep up with all the latest town news via

You can also download and print for free your refuse, recycling and garden recycling collection calendars for 2017/18.

We can’t believe it’s been three years since our first Ashford Farmers’ Market and we’re celebrating in style on Sunday July 2nd. Read all about all the wonderful traders and entertainment lined up for our special birthday market.

Residents in Ashford are one step closer to benefitting from even better sports and recreation facilities. Find out about how you can take part in the public consultation, which aims to provide communities with an excellent range of quality sporting facilities

Want to know what’s happening in the borough this month? Got a great event or meeting you want to promote? We’ve got plenty of events in our What’s On section.

Don’t forget to share any articles you like on Facebook and Twitter, and let Voice know of any great local events happening near you.

 Happy reading!


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Create Platform

We've launched Create Platform; a new week-long programme of unique events across Ashford that leads up to the Create Festival!