ThanKs To The coM­Mu­niTy

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - News -

At the time of the ex­plo­sions, Ash­ford Bor­ough Coun­cil pro­vided sup­port, ad­vice and fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance to the dis­placed res­i­dents.

A coun­cil spokesman has now also is­sued a thanks to the com­mu­nity for their re­sponse.

The spokesman said: “The strong com­mu­nity spirit that ex­ists in South Ash­ford was ev­i­dent at the time, with the lo­cal com­mu­nity ral­ly­ing round.

“The lo­cal school al­lowed the work­men on site the chance to come in and make drinks and use the fa­cil­i­ties, and lo­cal res­i­dents took cups of tea and dough­nuts to the site work­ers.

“We are now thank­ing those who live nearby for their pa­tience, help and co-op­er­a­tion.”

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