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Merged Marlborough Medical Practice & Pewsey Surgery gets a new name - and Dr Hanson retires

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Merged Marlborough Medical Practice & Pewsey Surgery gets a new name - and Dr Hanson retires

The Marlborough medical Practice will be merging with Pewsey Surgery on 1 April 2017 - and will be known as the Kennet and Avon Medical Partnership.  The plan for the merger was first revealed in November.


It has also been announced that Dr Sally Hanson - a long-standing partner at

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Marlborough’s hidden poverty problem to be discussed by Area Board

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Marlborough’s hidden poverty problem to be discussed by Area Board

With its public school, posh shops and car parks dominated by high-end motors, it’s hard to imagine that Marlborough has a poverty problem.

But with families in rural isolation, few employment opportunities within walking distance and little public transport availability, hard-to-heat old houses, and the bottom rung of the property

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'Please don’t recycle your survey!' - call for residents to complete and return important Housing Survey

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'Please don’t recycle your survey!' - call for residents to complete and return important Housing Survey

Over the past few days a housing questionnaire has been dropping through the letterbox of every household in the Marlborough Town Council area, covering Mildenhall, Preshute and Savernake as well as the town itself.

The survey is designed identify the housing needs across the Marlborough area communities, something that hasn’t

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Fears for Marlborough's friends in Gunjur as crisis in The Gambia nears its climax

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Fears for Marlborough's friends in Gunjur as crisis in The Gambia nears its climax

There are profound concerns over the political situation in The Gambia which reaches a climax tomorrow night (Wednesday, January 18) when the newly elected President Adama Barrow should take office, but current President Yahya Jammeh is still trying to cling to power.

Following what should be the legal handover of

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“We are in uncharted waters” states Cllr Andy Ross as Wiltshire Council cuts force a significant rise in Town Council precept

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“We are in uncharted waters” states Cllr Andy Ross as Wiltshire Council cuts force a significant rise in Town Council precept

Marlborough Town Council last night (16 January) voted to set a precept of £182.67 (Band D equivalent), an increase of 16.55% over the current year’s level.  This equates to an increase of 50p per week for those residents on Band D.

A significant increase, but Councillors expressed their

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Will Marlborough schools lose out despite government's new funding formula?

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Will Marlborough schools lose out despite government's new funding formula?

The Government's plans for a fairer funding formula for England's schools has come under attack from six unions involved in education. Based on government figures their School Cuts campaign estimates that by 2019 ninety-eight per cent of schools face real term reductions in their annual funding budgets.

They estimate -

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Marlborough's loss of affordable housing money was just the edge of a multi-million pound hole in housing policy

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Marlborough's loss of affordable housing money was just the edge of a multi-million pound hole in housing policy

Has the government been serious about supporting the construction of affordable homes using Section 106 money paid by developers building normal residential housing?  Marlborough's recent experience and the past record of the Exeter-based consultancy, which boasts the name of "S106 Management", would suggest that it has not been very serious

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