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Yet another traditional village pub bites the dust and falls into the hands of developers - now the Three Horseshoes…

18-06-2018

  Sirs,As you may well have read on marlborough.news recently another village pub, this time the 'Three Horseshoes' on Stibbs Green in Burbage has fallen into the hands of developers who wish apply for change of use and turn this traditional and popular old pub into an extensive four bed residential home.A...

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'The Hidden Bones', launch of a new crime novel by Nicola Ford

18-06-2018 Francesca Del Mar

Launched in Marlborough on Thursday evening (14 June) at The White Horse Bookshop, Dr Nick Snashall, National Trust Archaelogist for the Stonehenge and Avebury World Heritage Site, has just published her first book, a crime novel called The Hidden Bones, under the pen name of Nicola Ford.    

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St Mary's in Great Bedwyn to host Summer Concert by world famous Cambridge choir to raise funds for restoration

18-06-2018

On Tuesday 3 July Great Bedwyn's Grade I listed church, St Mary's, will be hosting the Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge who will be presenting ‘Music on a Summer’s Evening’ with all proceeds going to the Friends of Great Bedwyn Church’s appeal for the funding of structural repairs to the roof...

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Brilliant Young International Musicians in Saint Peter’s church, Marlborough - A Schubertiade for a Summer's Evening

15-06-2018 Christopher Rogers

  The latest concert in the St Peter’s series was unusual in that it featured voice and piano for the first time.  The concert was a selection of Schubert songs, hence a ‘Schubertiade,’ sung by the American soprano, Leigh Michelow, accompanied on the piano by Henry Seaman.    

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Wow! Stand back grown-ups: David Walliams heads Marlborough LitFest children's programme

14-06-2018

Actor, star of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent, as well as highly successful children’s author, David Walliams, is Marlborough LitFest’s children’s author for 2018 - a star attraction for the festival's ninth year (27-30 September).   

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Care Quality Commission's review highlights weaknesses in leadership of Wiltshire's health and social care

14-06-2018

In a report published today (June 14) following a wide scale and detailed review of health and social care services in Wiltshire, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have made some stern criticisms of the services' leadership in the county - especially in relation to Wiltshire Council.  

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St John's student Annabel Hitchmough to represent UK in the 420 Sailing World Championships in the USA

13-06-2018

Sixteen year old St John’s School student Annabel Hitchmough will be heading for the USA this summer to represent the UK in the 420 Sailing World Championships.

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M&E Manager - Building Services - Marlborough College

13-06-2018

M&E Manager - Building Services  Marlborough College requires a highly motivated, reliable and flexible Mechanical and Electrical Building Services Manager to work as a key member of the Estates Management Team.The candidate will require extensive knowledge of both mechanical and electrical infrastructure services and suitable experience of working in a challenging...

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House Wardrobe / Domestic Cleaner: Dancy House - Marlborough College

13-06-2018

  House Wardrobe / Domestic Cleaner:  Dancy House   We require someone who is reliable and enthusiastic to join our team of Boarding House Staff within Dancy House, reporting to the Dame.  You will be responsible for the day to day Wardrobe and Laundry Services within Dancy and also some cleaning duties.  You...

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Breakfast Assistant: Dancy House (part time) - Marlborough College

13-06-2018

  Breakfast Assistant:  Dancy House (part time) (Commencing September 2018)      We require a Breakfast Assistant to join our team within Dancy House (a girls’ boarding house).  You will be responsible for assisting with the provision of a light breakfast in-house, setting up, clearing away and monitoring supplies.   Monday to Saturday, 7.30am – 9.30am (Term Time only),...

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Growing old gracefully and in luxury, but maybe in lonely isolation

Some of the increasing number of exclusive retirement complexes in Marlborough.  Some of the increasing number of exclusive retirement complexes in Marlborough. Appearances, as the old saying goes, can be very deceptive.  More of us, especially those from the upper age groups are now living on our own and irrespective of the qualities of life that we enjoy, the gradual erosion of the connection with family, friends, work colleagues and neighbours can give rise to a real sense of loneliness.

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Mark Wickham paintings and Louise Wickham ceramics at the White Horse Gallery

Mark Wickham paintings and Louise Wickham ceramicsMark Wickham paintings and Louise Wickham ceramicsI think it’s true to say that many, if not most people, would deem a painter of pictures to be a good artist by her or his ability to render things ‘realistically’.  A portrait of “Uncle Fred” should look “just like uncle Fred”; a vase of forsythia should be instantly recognisable as such … and so on.

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St Mary's in Great Bedwyn to host Summer Concert by world famous Cambridge choir to raise funds for restoration

Choir of Gonville & Caius College, CambridgeChoir of Gonville & Caius College, CambridgeOn Tuesday 3 July Great Bedwyn's Grade I listed church, St Mary's, will be hosting the Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge who will be presenting ‘Music on a Summer’s Evening’ with all proceeds going to the Friends of Great Bedwyn Church’s appeal for the funding of structural repairs to the roof and church fabric.

 

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St John's student Annabel Hitchmough to represent UK in the 420 Sailing World Championships in the USA

Annabel Hitchmough out on the trapeze with crew Maisie Harkess in the 420 National Championships at Helensburgh, where they finished second in the ladies open classAnnabel Hitchmough out on the trapeze with crew Maisie Harkess in the 420 National Championships at Helensburgh, where they finished second in the ladies open classSixteen year old St John’s School student Annabel Hitchmough will be heading for the USA this summer to represent the UK in the 420 Sailing World Championships.

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The wheels on the bus go round and round with a helping hand from St. John’s Year 7’s

St John’s Year 7 students with the cheque they presented to Kennet Community Transport in front of the KCT minibus which now has the St John’s logo. Adults on left - left to right Roger Hegarty, Alexander Kirk Wilson, Roland Lockey (driver)St John’s Year 7 students with the cheque they presented to Kennet Community Transport in front of the KCT minibus which now has the St John’s logo. Adults on left - left to right Roger Hegarty, Alexander Kirk Wilson, Roland Lockey (driver)St. John’s Year 7 students have raised a whopping £1066 for Kennet Community Transport (KCT).  Accepting the cheque, Alexander Kirk Wilson, Chairman of KCT said, “It’s lovely, we’re so enormously appreciative.”

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Marlborough Open Studios preview show at the Mount House Gallery

Marlborough Open Studios preview show at the Mount House GalleryMarlborough Open Studios preview show at the Mount House GalleryThe MOS preview show is a bit like a large firework – bright, sparkling, full of delight … but over in a flash!  It runs for only four days from 7th– 10thJune.  Nonetheless, it is one of the important annual ‘markers’ of the cultural life in Marlborough and the surrounding towns.  It heralds the “Open Studios” season, which runs during each week-end in July.

 

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‘A game for life’ – Marlborough St. Mary’s pupils get into golf

A hole in one!A hole in one!Golf professional, Simon Amor and members of the Marlborough Golf Club’s Juniors Committee are busy encouraging the next generation of golfers.  Year 2 and Year 5 pupils at Marlborough St Mary’s have been treated to a golf taster afternoon in school, and now several pupils are enjoying an after-school club at Marlborough Golf Club and holiday sessions.

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