Cllr. Derek Ashenden

Cllr. Derek Ashenden is a member for Riverview ward at Gravesham Borough Council.                                                   

Derek is passionate about healthcare and the protection of our greenbelt.

He was born and raised in Gravesend and has lived on Riverview Park for over 36 years. He is chairman of the Patient Participation Group for the Riverview and the Shrubbery surgeries.

Now retired, Derek started his working life as an apprentice printer for the Gravesend Reporter. During his career he held many senior management positions including being Senior Production controller of seven national newspapers.

In his spare time, Derek repairs clocks and watches. He is also a Hi-Fi enthusiast and enjoys listening to most genres of music.

 

 

Read Derek's local election 2019 pledges for Riverview

News

Lower Thames Crossing update

This week Derek and Aaron met with officials from Highways England to discuss the Lower Thames Crossing on behalf of the residents of Riverview and a few days after Bob and Tony had done the same for Shorne, Cobham and Luddesdown.

Consultation report by the autumn?

Cascades Leisure Centre roof set for big refurbishment

On Friday 14th June I met with Council officials and had a chance to discuss the state of Cascades roof. Here's what I found out...

By Aaron Elliott, member for Riverview, Gravesham Borough Council.

 

Resolving inconsiderate parking in Riverview

Anyone who lives in an area near a school will read this article with a nodding head!

By Derek Ashenden, prospective candidate for Riverview in the 2019 Gravesham Borough Council elections

See Also

Cllr. Emma Elliott

Cllr. Emma Elliott is member for Painters Ash Ward at Gravesham Borough Council.

 

Cllr. Ejaz Aslam

Cllr. Ejaz Aslam is a member for Meopham South and Vigo ward at Gravesham Borough Council.                                                                                                                                           

Cllr Gary Harding

Gary Harding is the Gravesham Borough Councillor for Meopham North and is the Borough’s Disability Champion. 

He was born October 1961 in Gravesend, and at the age of 3 was diagnosed Deaf at the Nuffield Centre, London.

Cllr. Leslie Hills

Leslie Hills is member for Chalk Ward in Gravesham Borough Council.                                                     

Leslie has lived in Chalk since 1982 and has been privileged to serve on GBC as Councillor since 2007 and as leader of the Conservative Group since August 2018.

Cllr. Les Hoskins

Cllr. Les Hoskins is a member for the Whitehill Ward at Gravesham Borough Council.                                                                                                                                

Cllr. Bob Lane

Cllr. Bob Lane is a member for Shorne, Cobham and Luddesdown ward at Gravesham Borough Council and Chairman of Shorne Parish Council.