Cel­e­brat­ing ru­ral joys of the Downs

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - School Report -

A day of cel­e­bra­tion of the Kent Downs is be­ing held next week.

Kent Downs Coun­try­side Day on Tues­day will see over 70 at­ten­dees from parish coun­cils, lo­cal au­thor­i­ties, and other in­ter­ested par­ties meet at Boughton Aluph church to dis­cuss the fu­ture con­ser­va­tion of the area.

Kent Downs Area Of Nat­u­ral Beauty (AONB) will set out their man­age­ment plan re­view and help set the agenda for con­serv­ing and en­hanc­ing the Downs for the next five years.

Vis­i­tors will also be treated to a lunch made from pro­duce from the area by cater­ing stu­dents from Ash­ford’s Tow­ers School.

Chris Reynolds, chair­man of the Kent Downs AONB, said: “We hope that peo­ple liv­ing in the Kent Downs and those who value and en­joy it will get in­volved in feed­ing back on the draft plan”

Chris Reynolds, chair­man of Kent Downs AONB

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