It seems the controversy and glamour of property PR has gotten too
much for one Adrian Westwood, who has just rejoined Ashford Borough
He originally left Ashford in January last year for Hastings Borough
Council. During his time there he dealt with the controversy over the
Sion Jenkins murder trial.
No doubt seeking a quieter life, he left Hastings and turned to the
private sector, becoming the Kent region PR adviser to BAA
Unfortunately, it was at the time the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet -
designed by Lord Rogers - was launched. It was dubbed the ’whoopee tent’
by the Mirror, after claims that it made some rather dubious noises when
the wind blew.
Westwood has now found himself back at Ashford, but he’s not looking for
a quiet life. ’I have returned just as the Government revealed its
Regional Planning Guidance which proposes that Ashford should become the
next Milton Keynes,’ says ’Westwood. The challenge,’ he adds, ’is