ThanKs To The coMMuniTy
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.”