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Dr Nick has been back to Calais working as a doctor in the migrant camp: will it be there next time?

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Dr Nick has been back to Calais working as a doctor in the migrant camp: will it be there next time?

So here we are again three months after my last visit working as a doctor in the Calais camp. But, more importantly, it is now seven years since refugees began arriving in Northern France in their attempts to get to UK.

What has changed since then?  The numbers have clearly

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‘Where there’s muck there’s brass!’ - So true as a Metal Detection day in Alton Priors raises £1,200 for Julia’s House.

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 ‘Where there’s muck there’s brass!’ - So true as a Metal Detection day in Alton Priors raises £1,200 for Julia’s House.

Organised by Marlborough and District Rotary Club in partnership with Leisure Promotions (Newbury) Ltd, the day’s detecting raised £1,200 to go towards the new Julia’s House Hospice in Devizes.  The cheque was presented by chair Sally Wolfenden to Phil Stevens of Julia’s House at last Monday’s meeting (26 September).

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Future of Barbury Castle Estate: sale now being advertised with guide price of £20 million

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Future of Barbury Castle Estate: sale now being advertised with guide price of £20 million

This week's edition of Country Life (September 28) features a two-page advertisement for the Barbury Castle Estate.  We reported last week that its owner, Nigel Bunter, has put it up for sale.

The sale is being handled by Knight Frank and has a guide price of £20 million.  Their advertisement

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St Mary's School's Chilli Triathlon Challenge raises funds for PE equipment in the new school

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St Mary's School's Chilli Triathlon Challenge raises funds for PE equipment in the new school

Eighty-nine pupils from St Mary's Infant school took part in a very serious triathlon on Saturday (September 24) - held at the College playing fields and swimming pool with help from Marlborough and District Rotary Club.

Each entrant had secured sponsorship - raising money to buy PE equipment for the

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Wiltshire Air Ambulance's new mascot makes debut public appearance at Burbage school

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Wiltshire Air Ambulance's new mascot makes debut public appearance at Burbage school

The Burbage company which is sponsoring Wiltshire Air Ambulance's new fundraising mascot chose the local primary school for the first public appearance of the Bear.

The mascot is sponsored by Soft Options Water Softeners Ltd, a family run business. Soft Options supply and install water softening and drinking water filtration/purification

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Nigel Bunter puts Barbury Castle Estate up for sale - future of International Horse Trials and training yard in the balance

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Nigel Bunter puts Barbury Castle Estate up for sale - future of International Horse Trials and training yard in the balance

The Barbury Castle Estate - owned by Nigel Bunter - is for sale.  The estate - on the Marlborough Downs just north of the town - is home to leading racehorse trainer Alan King and to the annual Barbury International Horse Trials - one of the country's premier eventing competitions.

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