One Sunday at the end of November (you are not allowed to know which Sunday) an intergalactic peril once again threatened the sleepy village of Aldbourne.
November: the month began with mild temperatures by day, 14.4C on 1 November but the nights were cold. There were three nights when the thermometer dropped below zero producing a minimum of -2.1C on the morning of 6 November.
Musician, composer, film-maker, concerned Marlborough resident & much, much more: Alan Grindley has died - aged 72
Alan Grindley, who has died aged 72, was much more than the local Marlborough personality he became. He was a musician, composer, oenophile, bon viveur, film-maker and a lot more.
The Oil Gallery is on Hungerford's Bridge Street - and from Friday, December 8 to Sunday, December 24, it will be open house for visitors to see a mixed exhibition of works by some of the artists Justin Cook has discovered and championed during the year.
Those who attended Ramsbury School or St Mary’s School in the 1980s will remember ‘Mrs Devonshire’, an inspiring primary school teacher who loved children and who taught them a love of nature and art and to be creative, curious and independent.
Giant waterbugs, meal worms, locusts, squidgy sago worms, buffalo worms and crickets were just some of the not so tasty snacks swallowed by brave St John’s teachers, egged on by a roaring crowd of students.
Year 7 at St John’s have donated over fifty shoeboxes full of gifts to the local charity Helping Victims of Domestic Violence (HVDV).
The process of integrating Wiltshire's health and social services - already agreed in principle by Wiltshire Council and the Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) - is proving rather more complicated than either organisation anticipated.
Savernake death crash: trial of two accused of causing death by dangerous driving starts at Salisbury Crown CourtThe trial of Jordan Blake and Alexander May, both jointly charged with causing the death by dangerous driving of hospital receptionist Jane Thompson on the A4 near Savernake Hospital on June 9 last year started this morning (Monday 4 December) at Salisbury Crown Court.
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- Rabley Wood View amenity land sell-off: Wiltshire Council publishes notice making way for cabinet decision
- A 'tough' financial climate for the NHS in Wiltshire - winter pressures, a case of flu and shrinking money
- 24hr Music Marathon this weekend (1,2 December) at Marlborough College to raise funds for the Bobby Cox fund
- Understanding homelessness in our community
- It’s a bug’s life at St John’s
- Santa’s Workshop – a festive play for all the family by St John's students in aid of Hannah's Trees charity
- Cabinet decision sought for Wiltshire Council's sale of amenity land off Rabley Wood View for housing
- A Small Grant Means the Going’s Good at Greatwood!
- Marlborough’s new auction rooms are ready for action
- Tune in to Marlborough St Mary's on Thursday, 30 November, Live on BBC Wiltshire
- Gogglebox arrives in Waitrose Cafe on Christmas Lights Day - Friday 1 December
- Black Belt Karate expert encourages St John’s Year 8 to banish their inner ninjas!
- St John’s is Alive with the Sound of Music!
- A Marlborough Christmas – Lights, Music, Markets and Much More
- What is the real price of a parking space? A share of £25,000?
- From Little Acorns Great Oaks Grow
- Town Council's robust letter to Wiltshire Council on their parking consultation
- Is Marlborough about to be joined with Swindon in a new development area?
- Carers Rights Day: Does your employer care? That’s the £30,000 question
- Putting names onto the new part of Marlborough's street map
- New Head, New Vision for Pewsey Vale School
- With the Big Give Christmas Challenge donations to local charity Action Through Enterprise can be doubled
- Marlborough St Mary's Primary School and the new crossing point over George Lane: "An accident waiting to happen"
- Great Bedwyn: another community in need of affordable homes - but what about its social housing?
- BREXIT: there are issues specific to people in our area that will have to be addressed - and that process does need watching
- Marlborough Hockey Club achieve Clubmark accreditation
- A New Career as a Teacher? Excalibur Teaching School Alliance’s first Cohort of trainees are in the classroom!
- Huge increase in threats to England’s celebrated landscapes from major housing developments
- MantonFest Pedals for Pudsey!
- A new charity opens in Wiltshire...and Africa - with support from Gambia's President
- After the Armistice, Marlborough's ceremony of Remembrance
- Review: Victoria Jinivizian's 'Interior Lives' - rooms we can view at our leisure
- ARK's work for the River Kennet to flow further downstream
- The rebirth of Cinema within Marlborough - old Chapel in the Parade to become the town's new screen
- Back to Fitness with Buggybabes
- Armistice..... Marlborough falls silent for two minutes
- "The train leaving...": Claire Perry pushes for new rail link - but it's not Marlborough's
- "Whip crack-away! Whip crack-away! Whip crack-away!" - Stagecoach Marlborough expands under new management
- Marlborough’s Mace Store Wins National Award
- Popular television wildlife star Steve Backshall plants an apple tree for Burbage Primary School
- Overland to Gunjur in the Gambian Disco Express to raise funds for Brandt Group
- Marlborough's new music festival may be called 'Marlborough Rising'
- Date set for official launch of Marlborough Community and Youth Centre - with McCarthy & Stone willing to help
- Wiltshire's NHS: the new chairman of the Clinical Commissioning Group looks ahead
- Questions raised by former town councillors: on rents - again, Cooper's Meadow sheep - again...and Edward Heath
- Rare bikes stolen during a burglary in Lockeridge
- Is Wiltshire's waste & recycling consultation moving towards three weekly collections?
- MARLBOROUGH PEOPLE TODAY: from Head of St John's to a South Atlantic island - and back
- The Marlborough Brandt Lecture: can lessening global poverty continue in the face of conflict, climate change & in-built inequality?
- “Be the best you can be” - Paralympian Inspires Preshute Pupils