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We all have a part to play in school success


This is a tense time for students everywhere. As the examination results come out there are tears and hopefully smiling faces too. It isn’t just the students – the parents and the teachers share the agonising wait and provide the … Continue reading

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When we practice to deceive


In my opinion, our daily High Street is the most important part of Ashbourne’s heritage. In a hundred year’s time our Georgian frontages could be destroyed by planners but could still be restored to former glory through investment and sensitive … Continue reading

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Preserving the Ashbourne Character…whatever that is


This week the Ashbourne Plan team published the results of the first wave of consultation on the Neighbourhood Plan. There were some interesting findings as it highlighted the most common topics that people liked and disliked about our town and … Continue reading

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Young Ashbourne…seen but not heard


Currently, the direction of Ashbourne for the next generation is being decided by people who are least affected by it. Worse still, it is in danger of being steered by people worried about house prices and personal business interests. That … Continue reading

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