Living in Ashford – your community

If you’re a local resident living in Ashford there are a number of useful community groups you can join.

Facebook Groups

If you’re into Facebook and living in Ashford then there’s a few groups to choose from covering news, views and items for sale. Or you could just join both.
The first is a large active local group you can join here –
Ashford Kent Today Facebook Group
The second is another large public group which you can join here –
Ashford Kent Read All About It Group

Ashford borough council also have a Facebook group for residents of Ashford, where you can leave your views or engage with the council over various issues. You can visit and join here if you use Facebook.

Ashford Meetup

For ladies in Ashford aged 20 -35, there is a Meetup group with nearly 190 members. The group is for ladies in Ashford and surrounding areas who want to make new friends and have a laugh. They arrange a variety of activities from pub quiz, drinks, cinema to bingo if you want.
To join the group go here – Meetup/Ashford-Ladies-20-35yrs

Ashford Writers

There is also a group for all writers based in Ashford – whether aspiring, hobbyists or professionals and for all forms of writing, e.g. novels, short stories, non-fiction, screenwriting, poetry. With over 40 members there is no need to enjoy your art alone.
You can join here – Ashford Writers

Ashford Freecycle –

If you have any stuff that you no longer need, maybe someone else might. Why not advertise it on here. Membership is free, and everything posted must be FREE, legal and appropriate for all ages. To view the items being given away or sought in Ashford, you must be a member of the local group. Freecycle is a movement of people keeping stuff out of landfills while building a sense of community. Ashford Freecycle currently has over 7,000 members.
You can join and view stuff here

Ashford Freegle –

As well as Freecycle, there is also Freegle Ashford. Whether you have stuff looking for a new home, or seeking something you need. This is the place for you. Recycle, upcycle or reuse.
Visit the site here

Mums In Ashford –

If you are a mum and living in Ashford, Kent then one local website that might be useful to you is Mums In Ashford. It has advice, tips, discounts and more for the busy Ashford mum.

And don’t forget to check out our clubs and associations page which has loads of choices listed for you to become involved in.