Ashford Mediation Service is delighted to hear that we have been awarded £500.00 by the Linda Hogan Community Fund.
Ashford Mediation Service is delighted to learn that we will be the recipients of a £3000.00 grant from the Polebrook Fund, part of the Kent Community Fund.
We facilitate and manage the conversations between both ‘sides’ in a dispute to help reach a mutually beneficial conclusion.
Keeping Ashford talking. The coronavirus pandemic and resulting lockdowns have changed the way each of us lives, works and relaxes. We’ve seen many positive actions and community minded activities people have taken part in during the last year, but at the same time the pressures of lockdown have meant that at times, relationships have becomeContinue reading “Mediation in lockdown”
We deal with on a daily basis. It occurs when the goals, needs or opinion of one person clash with another – and unchecked, this can escalate. Here’s a few tips on how to deal with conflict, especially while we’re all at home in Ashford during the second lockdown. 1. Don’t Avoid It When conflict arises, don’tContinue reading “Dealing with Conflict”
Ashford Mediation Service offers a free mediation service to residents if problems arise between neighbours. But it is better to avoid problems developing in the first place – below are some of the most common problems our mediators encounter in neighbour disputes. 1. Noise Remember walls are often thin and garden fences do not stopContinue reading “How to be a good neighbour”