Re-cycle “non-recyclable plastics”

Ash Village Hall Management Committee is supporting the Women’s Institute Plastic Ocean campaign by providing a collection point at the hall for non-recyclable plastic currently not accepted by the council collection service.  There is a clearly marked bin in the hall inner lobby accessible when the hall is open.  Some of the items that we […]

Parish Magazine Annual Subscription 2020

It’s that time of year when we ask you to continue supporting the magazine and renew your annual subscription  or to arrange for a new subscription to the Ash with Westmarsh Parish Magazine for the reduced rate of £6.60 for January to December 2020.  You can request to subscribe online at www.s8nicholas.org.uk just click on […]

Ash Library New Opening Times

Ash Library in the Ash Village Hall, Queens Road, Ash has new extended opening times.  If you need to contact the Library the number is: 01304 812 440.  There is public access to WiFi and the Librarian is very happy to help you use this. The opening times are: Monday 11.30am to 1pm and 2pm […]

Find out about road works in Ash from Kent County Council

Kent County Council provides information on planned road closures on their link  roadworks.org where you will be able to view the works and obtain further information.  This link takes you to a map into which you can put an address and then choose the layer which you want to view as their information on road […]

Chequer Inn Reopens 1st July 2019

Three and half years after Ash residents started campaigning to save our historic village pub, the doors are once again open at the Chequers. The new tenants, Jan and Craig Payton and their family, would like to say a massive hello and thank you for welcoming them to the village, and what a beautiful village […]

Book Grant – Cartwright, Godfrey and Kelsey Charity

The trustees of this charity have made funds available to offer any young people in the parish of Ash who intend to start a full time university course or a full-time vocational course, beginning in the autumn of 2019 a BOOK GRANT.   The amount of each grant will depend upon how many applications the […]

Arts Society Sandwich

The Arts Society Sandwich offers a series of talks on subjects related to the arts and the decorative arts in the Guildhall, Sandwich. Talks are held on the first Monday of the month (except August) at 8pm with refreshments served from 7.30pm. Non-members welcome on payment of a £5 entrance fee. For further information go […]

Help us to grow Guiding in Ash

Ash Guides have successfully grown over the last year.  We have also worked on developing and growing the ASH RANGER unit.  To sustain and continue to grow, we need some more help.  If you would be interested in helping with Rainbows, Brownies, Guides or Rangers, or know anyone who might be, please come and talk […]

Telephone Scams HMRC – Report to Action Fraud

• Action Fraud has experienced an increase in the reporting of malicious calls and voicemails, to members of the public purporting to be from Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC). • Fraudsters are spoofing genuine HMRC telephone numbers to deceive their victims over the phone. The fraudsters state that as a result of the victim’s […]

Enjoy Cricket or Fancy Playing – Ash Cricket Club

Enjoy playing cricket? Or fancy trying?  Ash Cricket Club welcome people of all ages (13+) and abilities to come and play.  We run two Saturday teams and one Sunday team – all of which play league cricket.  We are a friendly and socialable club that has a fully licensed bar.  If you are interested please […]

Ash Heritage Centre Web-site

Ash Heritage Centre – web-site The local historical archive is based at the Ash Village Hall, Queen’s Road, Ash. The Centre archives old photographs and artefacts and you are welcome to visit to view them.  The Centre is open every Saturday 10am – 12 noon.  The Centre organises two talks a year on a Thursday […]

Cutting Back Vegetation on footways

Dear Resident Every year throughout the spring and summer KCC Highways & Transportation receive numerous complaints regarding trees, hedges and other vegetation, which overhang the highway from private property. This matter can pose a number of problems for people trying to use the footways, especially if they are trying to pass with buggies, wheel chairs […]

Ash Bowls Club Welcomes New Members

Are you looking for a friendly club atmosphere where you can get a warm welcome either on your own or as a family. Ash Bowling Club This is the place to be, we are a local club with excellent facilities for both lawn bowls in the summer and short mat bowls indoors in the winter. […]