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Campaign revived for safer A4 west of the College and more cycle-ways

16-01-2018

Accusations of people driving at excessive speed - sometimes with the result shown above - and evidence of poor safety provision for pedestrians along the Bath Road/A4 west of the College, were discussed by the Town Council's Planning Committee of Monday (January 15).  

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Nursery Administrator - Little Saints Nursery, St Francis School

16-01-2018

  Nursery Administrator   Part Time (15hrs per week), Annual (52 week) contractRequired February 2018   Little Saints Nursery, at St Francis School, is currently recruiting a Nursery Administrator to join our caring, passionate and professional team.  The successful candidate will work with the Nursery Manager, taking responsibility for the financial and administration aspects of...

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Hockey: Marlborough men's first team back on form - a clean sheet & eight goals

16-01-2018 Matt Way

Marlborough started the second half of the season - with their home game against Bristol UWE (January 13) - knowing they needed to get back into the rhythm that saw them win their six opening games.   And reassuringly that was exactly what happened. 

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Town Council's plea to Wiltshire Council as decision on sale of Rabley Wood View open space nears

16-01-2018

The controversy over the sale for a housing development of the well-used and safe open space and amenity land off Rabley Wood View, is about to move to County Hall, Trowbridge.  The deadline is approaching for the final decision by Wiltshire Council's cabinet on their plan to sell the land.

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George Lane and London Road to be re-surfaced in April

16-01-2018

Now for some welcome news:  Members of Marlborough Town Council's Planning Committee were told on Monday (January 14) that Wiltshire Council is to re-surface George Lane and London Road in April - the first month of the new financial year.

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Popular Friendship and Mobility Group receives grant from Friends of Savernake

16-01-2018 Sue Round

Great Bedwyn Friendship and Mobility Group has received a £1,000 grant from the Friends of Savernake Hospital and the Community, which will make a substantial contribution towards operating costs. 

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Nursery Assistant (maternity cover) - Lower Nursery (2-3 year olds) - Stepping Stones Nursery

16-01-2018

Nursery Assistant (maternity cover) - Lower Nursery (2-3 year olds)   Stepping Stones Nursery (Froxfield) is a private day nursery based in a beautiful rural location between Hungerford and Marlborough.  We are currently seeking a Nursery Assistant (maternity cover) for our Lower Nursery (2-3 year olds).  Candidates should ideally have a minimum level...

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General Assistant: Catering - Marlborough College

16-01-2018

General Assistant - Catering   We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic person to join the catering team at Cotton Boarding House.   Applicants will be required to assist the House Chef with the service of food and all aspects of the kitchen operation, including the cleaning duties to ensure a high...

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Great Western Hospital's supplier of meals and services - Carillion - has gone into liquidation

15-01-2018

The construction and services company Carillion has gone into compulsory liquidation - leaving thousands of jobs at risks and vital srvices to be maintained. 

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Tottenham House could become a family residence again - with £3million annual upkeep costs

15-01-2018

A planning application lodged with Wiltshire Council at the end of last month, reveals how the owners want to restore Tottenham House and its Estate and turn it into a very, very up-market and very large residence for a single family - and their entourage.  The House has 240 rooms.

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Yet another parking story - this time the questions that you want Wiltshire to answer

During our reporting on car parking issues in Marlborough and the especially on Wiltshire Council's current parking charges consultation, we have heard and received many queries and opinions.  Here are twenty questions that reflect what people have been asking or telling us - and which Marlborough residents could - perhaps should - address to their Wiltshire Councillors and Wiltshire Council leaders:

 

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Read all about it! 1772 Marlborough Journal given for Merchant's House Museum - an election, scandals, crimes, readers' letters

 

Clyde Nancarrow (Chairman of The Merchant's House Trust) with the 1772 copy of The Marlborough JournalClyde Nancarrow (Chairman of The Merchant's House Trust) with the 1772 copy of The Marlborough JournalThe copy of The Marlborough Journal is dated Saturday, 29 August 1772 - its type is clear although the printers were still using 'f' for 's', making long reports a bit of a challenge.  It was given to the new and yet to be opened museum by the Marlborough History Society - among a bundle of old books and documents.

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Growing sense of Outrage at Wiltshire's Parking Charge proposals, particularly the 80%+ increase for some Permits

John Ford's handout re. WCC's Parking Cost ConsultationJohn Ford's handout re. WCC's Parking Cost Consultation

A growing sense of realisation and subsequent concern tinged with anger about Wiltshire's plans to increase parking charges, particularly those for Parking Permits is taking hold across Marlborough.  The Council's plans are buried within their currently live online 'parking charges consultation' as 'options', with the alternative choices being primarily cuts to public transport or 'other highway services' funding.

 

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After 75 years hard work, the crises keep coming that need Oxfam's help : Marlborough Brandt Lecturer Mark Goldring on Oxfam today

 

November 2016: Mark Goldring meets women in an Oxfam Cash for Work Scheme in Jalawla, Iraq. (Copyright Tegid Cartwright) [See below for background]November 2016: Mark Goldring meets women in an Oxfam Cash for Work Scheme in Jalawla, Iraq. (Copyright Tegid Cartwright) [See below for background]The Marlborough Brandt Lectures reach a milestone on November 2 when Mark Goldring, the Chief Executive of Oxfam GB, becomes the series' 35th annual lecturer.

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Cheap cigarette fraud - do you recognise this man?

Bear Hotel Cigarette fraudsterBear Hotel Cigarette fraudster

Do you recognise this man?  Police are appealing for information following an incident of fraud which took place in Marlborough.


At 2pm on 25 September, a couple met a man in the Bear Hotel who told them he had a discount code and could get them cheap cigarettes from a wholesalers.  

The woman gave the man £125 as advance payment for the cigarettes and the man gave the couple his contact details and then left with the money.

 

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Nomads come home: Marlborough Nomads reunite on the pitch with Rosslyn Park Nomads after a gap of 107 years

The last scrum between the two original Nomad teams before their merger more than a century agoThe last scrum between the two original Nomad teams before their merger more than a century ago

The Nomads team from Marlborough RFC, the club's second XV keeps alive the name and spirit of the original Marlborough Nomads.  Marlborough, along with several other clubs still in existence such as Blackheath were synonymous with the early development of Rugby as a sport in the latter nineteenth century.  The original Marlborough Nomads and Rosslyn Park Nomads merged into one club at Rosslyn Park back in 1911 but last Saturday (14 October) the two Nomad teams met again for the first time in 107 years.

 

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