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Man given suspended sentence following Ramsbury burglary

17-08-2017

  A 29-year-old man has been given a suspended sentence following a burglary in Ramsbury. Luke Patterson, of Whitehill Close, Ramsbury, was sentenced on 14 August after pleading guilty to burglary, taking without consent and using a vehicle without insurance and a licence. On 10 May 2017, he...

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Marlborough provides Any Port in a Storm for new Gifford's Circus show

17-08-2017 Sue Bradley

Gifford’s Circus bring their latest production to Marlborough Common next week. Sue Bradley caught Any Port in a Storm in the Cotswolds. It’s got dancing horses and a height-defying pole performer, fearless gymnasts who fly through the air before landing in near-impossible places and, of course, the Cotswolds’ favourite clown.   Yet running...

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Cask Marque award for Pewsey's Micropub - The Shed Alehouse

17-08-2017

It’s a real pub.  And now it’s achieved industry recognition with the award of a ‘Cask Marque’ just two years after landlord and brewer Gordon Edwards opened the doors to the public for the very first time.  

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A* grades glitter as St John's students achieve excellent 'A' level results

17-08-2017

It's 'sum' achievement for the top 'A' level students at St John's, Marlborough this year with excellent results achieved across the board, but particularly in Maths, History and English Literature.  

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Permanent Sales Assistant - Quality Stationers

16-08-2017

  Permanent Sales Assistant Saturday 9am - 2:30pm   We are looking for a responsible, reliable person who works well as part of a team and is also confident to work by themselves.Retail experience would be useful but full training can be given.Possibility of extra hours available for holiday cover to the right candidate...

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Two sent to prison following a Marlborough burglary

14-08-2017

Two men were sent to prison today (14 August) following ‘guilty’ pleas to their involvement in a burglary in Marlborough earlier this year. Simon Charles Hinton, age 48 of Heanor, Derbyshire, pleaded guilty to handling stolen goods and Stuart Alexander Barker, age 41, of no fixed abode, Swindon pleaded guilty to...

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Marlborough teenagers learn river restoration and conservation thanks to ARK

14-08-2017

Marlborough teenagers were given hands-on instruction in the art of river restoration and conservation by volunteers from the charity ARK (Action for the River Kennet) at Stonebridge Wild River Reserve in Marlborough on Saturday (12 August) afternoon.  

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Why are stuck HGVs like buses?

11-08-2017

  Because you wait a couple of weeks for one, then two come along on the same day.After the saga of the HGV that blocked Elcot Lane for twenty-four hours, comes another example of HGVs not coping with the town's roads or, perhaps, the town's roads not coping with some of...

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An accident waiting to happen?

10-08-2017 David Thornton

Sirs,Your picture of the overturned truck on the corner of Barnfield and Elcot Lane in Marlborough is a demonstration of an accident that has been waiting to happen.  And it did yesterday afternoon.The truck driver was delivering 26 tons of seed in a 40 ft truck to an address in...

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Fraser's Budgens petrol station plans for electric cars

10-08-2017

Owners of the BP petrol station at the Fraser's Budgens site by the Salisbury Road roundabout are planning to install two rapid electric vehicle charging stations.

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Improvements to Marlborough's infrastructure are not a priority - says Wiltshire Council

The Salisbury Road development of 175 dwellings and a hotel has helped take Marlborough off the list of places in the county that need more new homes - some in substantial numbers - to meet Wiltshire Council's required strategic housing target.  After taking account of house building already planned, the whole Marlborough Community Area only needs 51 more homes by 2026 - 17 of those in the town.

 

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Why are stuck HGVs like buses?

 

Because you wait a couple of weeks for one, then two come along on the same day.

After the saga of the HGV that blocked Elcot Lane for twenty-four hours, comes another example of HGVs not coping with the town's roads or, perhaps, the town's roads not coping with some of the larger HGVs...but certainly HGVs inconveniencing local residents.

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