St Nicholas Church, Ash in the Spring.  Photographs taken by Richard Palmer

Welcome to the Parish of Ash (in Dover District)

The monthly Ash Parish Council Meeting will be held on Monday 8th May, 7.30pm

at the Library, Ash Village Hall, Queen’s Road, ASH CT3 2BG. 

Please go to the Minutes page to see previous minutes and agenda of the Council.

Reports from the Ash Annual Parish Meeting held on Monday 10th April 2017 are available in the Minutes section.



Guide to the information on this web-site 

Or use the search facility (at the top right hand corner) if you know what you want to find.

The Parish Council pages have information about your councillors for Ash Parish, Dover District, Kent County Councillors and your local MP.  It also explains how your local council works, when meetings are held and how it differs from the next level of government Dover District Council.  You can also see the Council’s Code of Conduct, Financial Regulations, Publication Scheme and Standing Orders.  Minutes and agenda of the Parish Council monthly meetings are also under this section.

The Ash NDP (Neighbourhood Development Plan) pages have information about events that you can get involved in and what residents have already told the Council about their Vision for Ash.  There is general information about Ash which will be included in the NDP. You can also read what the committee has discussed and what will be taking place at their meetings which you are most welcome to attend.

Local Information takes you to a number of pages about:  Emergency Numbers including the police, the PCSO, Dover Community Safety Unit, UK Power Network (Electricity), Gas & Water Utilities
– where to find local Family History Records held either in Ash or at Canterbury Cathedral.
-local schools and churches, charities and services are listed on Local Services
-Local Groups in the parish that meet weekly or monthly from the Brownies to the WI
-all local sports clubs are listed on Sports Groups
-the Doctors’ Surgery services and opening times, other health and welfare services that you may need such as the Chemist are on Welfare Services
-Services Provided by DDC and KCC including problems with roads, street lights, fly tipping, and rights of way (footpaths)
– the  map of the Parish of Ash which is the area covered by the civil Parish Council of Ash and is not the same area as covered by the Church of England Parochial Parish Council of St Nicholas Church.

Planning takes you to pages which show the planning applications that the Parish Council have considered.

Please contact the clerk if you wish to view the audited year end accounts, Parish Council’s budgets, monthly Finance Reports and latest Audit Commission return.  Click here for the Notice of Conclusion for the audit and right to inspect the Annual Return for the year ended 31 March 2016. Click here for the Unaudited Annual Return Governance and click here for the Accounting Statement 2015/16. Click here for the draft minutes of the Finance Committee meeting held on 16th November 2015. Unaudited accounts for 2015-2016 will be able to be viewed here in due course. The budget for 2016-17 is available here.

April 2017
Parish Council Meetings and Events

Monday 3rd April, 7.30pm – Monthly Council meeting, Ash Village Hall Library

Saturday 8th April, 10am – 12 noon – NDP Exhibition, Ash Village Hall

MONDAY 10th APRIL, 7.30pm – ANNUAL PARISH MEETING, Ash Village Hall

Planning Applications Considered at the Ash PC Meeting Mon 3rd April 2017

17/00281 Erection of a single storey rear extension, replace windows to west elevation with double glazed unit, enlargement of 2no. ground floor windows and replacement with new, removal of 2no. ground floor windows and insertion of 4no. new windows, 3no. rooflights to east elevation, enlargement of opening and insertion of 1no. new window to ground floor north elevation. Moat Farmhouse, Moat Lane, Ash, CT3 2DG

17/00282 Single storey extension; repair of existing windows to east elevation; replacement of windows with double glazed units to west elevation; overhauling roof; repointing brickwork; to west elevation enlargement of 2no grd flr windows & insertion of new, & removal of 2no grd flr windows & insertion of 4no new; 5no rooflights to east elevation; enlargement of opening & insertion of 1no new window to grd flr north elevation. Internal works to incl. erection of partitions to form ensuites to grd, 1st & 2nd flr. Moat Farmhouse, Moat Lane, Ash, CT3 2DG.

DOV/17/00262 Certificate of Lawfulness (existing) for use as a self-contained dwelling, access and parking. The Cabin, Knell House, Knell Lane, Ash, CT3 2EE

17/00298 Prior approval for a proposed change of use of an agricultural building to two residential dwellings. Agricultural building at Goss Hall, Gosshall Lane, Ash, CT3 2AN




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Cop Street
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Elvington, Nr Dover
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