All change at the top
IT WILL be an evening of farewells tonight (Thursday) as Ashford council leader Cllr Paul Clokie and mayor Cllr John Holland step down from their roles.
The annual council meeting at the Civic Centre from 7pm will see Weald East ward councillor Paul Bartlett (Con) confirmed as the new council leader, with Cllr Peter Wood his deputy.
The new mayor will be Labour councillor and former deputy mayor Cllr Allen Wells.
Millie and Grace are hoping Victoria Road Primary School wins £7,500