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Ashford For You

Ashford for you magazine summer 2023 issue 21 front cover and inside spreadWelcome to Ashford For You – Ashford Borough Council's residents’ magazine.

Our Summer edition is now out.

It is packed with news and information of what is happening in the borough including a look back at the wonderful UNFRAMED Mural Festival and Coronation celebrations.

There’s an update on a possible office move, Community Toilet Scheme and youth clubs as well as a focus on the various wellbeing services available across the borough.

We also preview Big Green Week, answer all your garden waste services queries and advise on how to get the best out of our housing appliances in our environmental section. Elsewhere we cover easier ways to pay for parking and the benefits of fostering.

And that’s not all – there are some fabulous prizes on offer in our competitions.

You can download our previous editions online.  

This quarterly magazine is distributed to all households in the borough via Royal Mail and covers what’s going on in the local area, profiling services, people and places. We want to ensure we are communicating with all our residents and keeping them abreast of what is happening across the borough and the services we provide.

While we know many residents use digital methods of communication, such as our website and social media channels, we do not reach everyone this way so we produce a borough-wide magazine to complement the other ways we communicate with our community.

Advertising in Ashford For You

The editorial and design has been produced in-house and includes external paid for advertising, which will offset some of the print and distribution costs.

As well as being delivered to 58,000 homes, copies of the magazine go on display at various locations across the borough including at the Ashford Gateway, County Square, Ashford Designer Outlet and many local shops.

Anyone interested in advertising in the publication should contact the Communications Team on 01233 330543 or email media@ashford.gov.uk

Ashford For You advertising rates
Page Rate per edition
Outside back cover £1,395
Inside front cover £1,295
Inside back cover £1,195
Internal page £1,095
Half page £795
Quarter page £595

Competition terms and conditions

One entry per person. Please provide your full name, postal address including postcode, email addresses and telephone number.

Employees of Ashford Borough Council and their immediate family are not eligible to enter competitions.

Winning entries will be drawn at random after closing date. Judge's decision is final.

Winners will be notified by email or by phone call, and must respond within one week of receiving their notification or the prize will be redrawn.

By entering competitions winners agree that we may use their details and photo for publicity purposes.

The prizes are as offered, they are non-transferable and there is no cash alternative.