Formed in 1997. Ashford Business Council (ABC) promotes community development by the community for the community.
Ashford Business Council is very proactive in support and promotion of the services and facilities available to the Ashford community. They played a large role in the opening of a Rural Transaction Centre, gaining the services of doctors in the township, CBD improvements and actively encouraging business development in an effort to bring jobs to Ashford.
Ashford Rural Transaction Centre (RTC)
Opened in 2001. Ashford Rural Transaction Centre was funded by the Rural Transaction Centre Program.
The Ashford RTC resides in the former Ashford Council Chambers which had been unused after the shire amalgamation. It now provides Credit Union, Post Office, Library and Tourist Information facilities, Centrelink and Medicare Agency access, a Café and varying goods for sale from milk to chook food.
Ashford Show Society and the Showground Trust work towards maintaining the Ashford Showgrounds and the Annual Ashford Show held each year in February.
Teaching full curriculum years Kindergarten to Year 12.
Open two days per week.
Volunteer Fire Service.
Volunteer State Emergency Service
25m lap pool and toddlers pool. Swimming Club and training.
Doctor in residence twice weekly.
Community Nurse services 3 days per week.
Full care facility for the aged.
Clubs and Associations
Ashford Central School P & C Association conduct a number of local fund raising events which include catering for local events and organising social fundraising events. Funds raised go to subsidising excursions and representative sporting trips and contributing to awards for presentation night.
Ashford Golf Club is located in a tiny rural town on the Northern Tablelands north-west of the beautiful Kwiambal National Park. The park is abundant with wildlife, beautiful and peaceful rivers and a particularly beautiful waterfall.
Ashford Memorial Bowling Club is located at 29 Bala Street, Ashford, NSW. The Ashford Memorial Bowling Club has been serving the township
of Ashford since 1959 as an entertainment centre, sporting facility and functions hall.