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Marlborough recycling centre to close for six working days

21-09-2017

  Following the change in contractors for most of Wiltshire Council's household recycling centres, a refurbishment and improvement programme is beginning with centres closing for short periods while the work takes place.

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Pharmacy Technician or Dispenser - Ramsbury & Wanborough Surgery

21-09-2017

GP Surgery seeks:   Pharmacy Technician or Dispenser Approximately 20 hours per week   Excellent communication, organisational and accuracy skills are required.  Ideally, we are looking for a person qualified to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent as a minimum.  Successful applicant will be expected to be friendly, approachable and maintain a high level of confidentiality...

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Match report: Marlborough Town Ladies FC v Trowbridge Town Ladies

21-09-2017 Emma Brown

Sunday 17 September Marlborough Town Ladies FC  2;   Trowbridge Town Ladies 3   Marlborough’s third game of the season saw them pitched against Trowbridge Town Ladies.Trowbridge are a team full of speed, skill and slick passing that have proved to be testing foes on a number of occasions last season in both the league...

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George Lane: Roadworks on the way?

20-09-2017

  Sirs,   Is the repainting of the double yellow lines in George Lane an indication that the road is about to be resurfaced or that it is going to be left in the disgusting state it is in with a lot of the top surface on the pavement ?   Yours, Mrs K N Pinchen...

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Following in the footsteps of a 1920s expedition to the Arctic

20-09-2017

In a talk in aid of the Kempson Rosedale Enterprise Trust, James Lam will be telling the story of his recent expedition Spitzbergen Retraced at the Theatre on the Hill, Marlborough on Friday, September 22 at 7.30.  

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Second meeting for residents hit by traffic & parking problems

20-09-2017

  The Marlborough Area Board is hosting a second meeting for residents of the Kingsbury/Silverless/Herd Streets area to hear how Wiltshire Council is responding to concerns residents raised at the previous meeting - which was very well attended.

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Intense training pays off for Bedwyn GP Anne Woods in gruelling adventure race

20-09-2017

  Super fit Bedwyn GP Dr Anne Woods from The Old School Surgery in Great Bedwyn and her partner, Royal Artillery Lieutenant Colonel Alex Freeborn came runners-up in the gruelling and tough ‘Questars’ Adventure race across the Brecon Beacons.This Questars Adventure Race in Wales was organised for the Royal Artillery as...

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Loaded with cupcakes, the Healthwatch NHS roadshow is in Marlborough on Wednesday, 20 September

19-09-2017

  Staff and volunteers from the county’s independent health and care champion, Healthwatch Wiltshire, are in the road with their 1969 classic campervan to find out what people think about their local health and care services.  

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Final permission granted to Redrow for housing on the Salisbury Road development

19-09-2017

  Meeting last week, Wiltshire Council's Strategic Planning Committee have given the final go ahead for Redrow's housing element of the Salisbury Road development.  

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GWH congratulated by Jeremy Hunt for a near-perfect score

19-09-2017

  Amidst all the talk of health service cuts, targets, waiting times and delayed transfers of care there comes a pat on the back for GWH from the very centre of the NHS.

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Badger cull: will new government licences to kill badgers in Wiltshire include the Marlborough area?

 

Summer 2017: a young badger emerges from a sett near MarlboroughSummer 2017: a young badger emerges from a sett near MarlboroughOfficial government licences to allow the killing of badgers - a species protected under British law - have been announced for eleven new areas in England.  There are three licences for Wiltshire.

The government claim that the culling will reduce the spread of TB in cattle which has led to many farmers' herds being destroyed.

 

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Future of St Peter's: Marlborough community involvement key in any decision regarding development

The old Grade II listed St Peter's School building in Marlborough's conservation areaThe old Grade II listed St Peter's School building in Marlborough's conservation area

“It’s most important that the community is involved in what happens to an important community building.”  stated Council Leader Baroness Jane Scott of Bybrook as she made a clear and decisive intervention regarding the future of the old St Peter’s site.

 

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Ben Cipolla: Busking the High Street to the Royal Albert Hall

Ben Cipolla at last year's Marlborough International Jazz FestivalBen Cipolla at last year's Marlborough International Jazz Festival

Jazz megastar, Clare Teal, is a great discoverer of new talent.

After all, she discovered Jamie Cullum. Just five years ago, she was walking down Marlborough High Street on the way to her gig in the big marquee at the International Jazz Festival when she saw a young lad busking a Michael Jackson song.

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Honeystreet Cafe - shock closure announcement

The Honeystreet Cafe - soon to be no moreThe Honeystreet Cafe - soon to be no more

An out-of-the-blue announcement that the highly regarded Honeystreet Cafe was to close at the end of their season has taken their many regular customers completely by surprise.

“We’re very sad about it but don’t have any choice” proprietor Sophie Harper told marlborough.news.  “We only found out last Friday that we couldn’t continue beyond this season.

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Claire Perry Launches 'Best Local Pubs Awards 2017'

A good local pint from Pewsey's own There Castles BreweryA good local pint from Pewsey's own There Castles Brewery 

 

The Marlborough area has many fine pubs, some renowned for food, others as excellent places to take the family, or some that are just great places to go and enjoy a good pint, glass of wine, G&T or whatever hits the spot.  Or somewhere to go just for good company.

 

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