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Residential Care Worker - Esland Group, Devizes

20-07-2017

  Residential Care Worker    About The Esland Group With 35+ years of residential childcare experience between the two legacy organisations, Esland has over 20 residential children’s homes and one school, our portfolio is spread across the Midlands, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire, Wiltshire, Kent & London regions of England.At Esland, we have a clear mission of...

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Chilvester Financial sign up as long term sponsor for Marlborough Rugby as Elisi Vunipola joins as Head Coach

19-07-2017

   Marlborough Rugby Football Club have just announced two very important signings:   firstly, Elis Vunipola, former Tonga international fly half, and uncle of England internationals Billy and Mako joins as Head Coach, and secondly, Chilvester Financial commit to a long-term five year sponsorship deal which will provide funding to support...

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Wiltshire Museum's new gallery space to attract exhibitions from national museums

19-07-2017

  The Wiltshire Museum in Devizes is creating a new Special Exhibition gallery that will be suitable to take exhibits from national museums.

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Refurbishment of Marlborough Youth Centre wins £10,000 Area Board Grant

19-07-2017

  Marlborough Town Council's decision to turn the deserted building that once housed Wiltshire Council's Development Centre for Young People into a working Community and Youth Centre, got a boost from the Marlborough Area Board with a £10,000 grant towards refurbishment.

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Marlborough Golf Club Junior Captain hands £850 cheque to St Mary’s Under Fives

18-07-2017

Alex Jewell chose St Mary’s Under Fives as his Junior Captain’s charity for his year in office.

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Brimslade air crash - a tribute to one of those who tragically died

17-07-2017

  The wife of one of the men who tragically died in a light aircraft crash near Marlborough has asked Wiltshire Police to release the following tribute. Kirsty Boazman said: “In the early evening of Thursday 13 July my precious and outrageously talented husband, Paul Gunnell (PG to most),...

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Brennan winner at Hills Wiltshire Professionals’ Golf Championship

17-07-2017

Nick Brennan of Tony Valentine Golf Centre was the winner of the 37th Hills Wiltshire Professionals’ Golf Championship held at Marlborough Golf Club on Thursday, July 6. Brennan scored an overall three under par. Despite a forecast of heavy rain and thunderstorms, perfect conditions prevailed throughout the day and 19...

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Marlborough networkers can discover how to prevent paper panic

17-07-2017

Paper panic and how to prevent it is the topic of conversation at the next Marlborough Chamber of Commerce business breakfast. Guest speaker Sammy Ryan will explain how her company, Strictly Organised, helps clients get to grips with piles of paperwork.The event takes place at Marlborough Golf Club from 7.30am on...

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Big crowds at Marden Open Day as time runs out for archaeologists working on the Cat's Brain long barrow

16-07-2017

  Six hundred and seventy-three people went to Marden for the Open Day on Saturday (July 15) to see Reading University's final explorations there - and to see the major discovery of a long barrow at nearby Cat's Brain.

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Marlborough Golf Club Seniors Open attracts record entry

16-07-2017

Marlborough Golf Club has hosted its annual Dick Lovett BMW Seniors Open - with a record 139 golfers taking part.

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The search for the real Wolf Hall (or Wolfhall) - concert launches Friends' appeal

 

Archaeological work at Wolf Hall, near Burbage, is revealing hidden pieces of the old Wolf Hall puzzle - how much of the house at which King Henry VIII wooed Jane Seymour still exists as part of the present Wolf Hall Manor?

A Friends of Wolf Hall organisation has been set up to raise funds to restore the Manor and a Lottery grant is being sought to continue archaeological work.

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Recreating Jane Austen’s World - Aldbourne couple feature in BBC Documentary

 2017 marks the two hundredth anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. However, her world is very much alive today.  

 

Aldbourne couple Ros and Chris Oswald love all things Jane Austen and are featured in a BBC documentary – “My Friend Jane” - which will be shown on BBC One South on Monday July 17 at 7pm.

This is the eve of the anniversary Jane Austen’s death (July 18th 1871).

 

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Toyah wows MantonFest's biggest ever crowd

 

Roger Grant, the organiser of Saturday's (July 1) MantonFest 2017, is emphatic: "How did it go?", we asked.   "MantonFest 2017 was the most successful yet.”

"We had twice as many people as last year, the weather was good and the atmosphere was electric.  It was a complete family occasion with adults and children playing and enjoying themselves, listening to music and relaxing in the fine summer weather in amazing surroundings."

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Matt Prior - Marlborough Downs' "Mr Tree Sparrow" - keeps tabs on another new generation of chicks

 

During a very hot late afternoon and evening - one of June's record breakers - I watched Matt Prior ring 73 tree sparrow chicks from sixteen broods.  A five-hour shift after his day's work.

His conservation work on the Marlborough Downs centres on the tree sparrow, which is on the Red List of endangered birds and was almost extinct in North Wiltshire when he began taking an interest in them.

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