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Media Office contacts: Ashford Borough Council

Media Office contacts

Ashford Borough Council's media office is open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm. The team proactively issues media releases and produces literature about council services, policies and consultations. It also responds to queries from journalists in local, regional and national print and broadcast media. The team also manages the council's twitter and Facebook accounts.

To reach a member of the team please email media@ashford.gov.uk in the first instance, or use the contact details below:

(Please note for queries relating to Highways, adult and social care, street lighting and education, please contact our colleagues in Kent County Council's media office)

Communications team

Dean Spurrell, Communications and Marketing Manager
(Enquiries relating to strategic communications and the council's inward investment strategy, growth and development, including the Big 8 projects)
Email: dean.spurrell@ashford.gov.uk
Tel: 01233 330647 mob: 07879 667219

Mark James, Senior Communications Officer
(Enquiries relating to housing, planning and finance)
Email: mark.james@ashford.gov.uk
Tel: 01233 330543 mob: 07795 224469

Samantha Stone, Communications Officer
(Enquiries relating to housing, community safety, legal and democratic services)
Email: samantha.stone@ashford.gov.uk
Tel: 01233 330544 mob: 07818 403037

Christina Carapiet, Communications Officer
(Enquiries relating to environmental services, parking, culture, leisure and licensing)
Email: christina.bailey@ashford.gov.uk
Tel: 01233 330719 mob: 07771 978293

General information

For general information about:
Inward investment visit ashfordfor.com
Town centre and the high street visit loveashford.com
Tourism visit visitashfordandtenterden.co.uk


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