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Lifetime Achievement Award for Marlborough Tennis' Barbara Jones from the Wilts LTA

11-12-2018 Sue Round

Barbara Jones from Marlborough Tennis was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Wiltshire Lawn Tennis Association at their AGM last week.  The award was presented by the president of Wiltshire LTA, Sir Geoffrey Owen.

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1918 - the 'Peace Christmas': with results of war still evident, Marlborough retailers made great efforts to stock up for…

11-12-2018

As you take advantage of Marlborough High Street's late night shopping evening on Thursday (December 13), spare a thought for the town's shopkeepers at Christmas-time 1918.

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Great Western Hospital expands services ready for the real winter months

11-12-2018 A Correspondent

At the end of last week GWH staff were welcoming a much needed injection of long-term capital funding.  This week they were back to the immediate concerns of winter pressures on the hospital and on patients and staff.

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Message to Claire Perry - why keep on fracking?

10-12-2018 Jo Ripley

Sirs  Our MP, Claire Perry, also Minister of State for Energy, acknowledges climate change to be a very real threat and that she feels a sense of responsibility to deliver more rapid progress on emission reductions in the wake of the recent IPCC report warning of escalating climate-related risks.

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‘Deck the hall’…‘tis the season to be jolly’ and join in Marlborough’s Christmas Day lunch

10-12-2018 Sue Round

Now in its sixteenth year, the Christmas Day lunch in the Town Hall has become a Marlborough tradition.  It all began in 2002, when Joy and Nigel Kerton, hearing how a local lady would be alone on Christmas Day with a can of fish, decided to remedy the situation.

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Town Hall to resound to the Sounds of Christmas on 20 December

10-12-2018

Marlborough Town Hall will be filled with the magical sounds of Christmas on the evening of Thursday 20 December when a group of experienced singers stage ‘Sing a Song of Christmas’ to raise money for Manton Village Hall Refurbishment Fund.

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GWH to get £30 million of capital funding for expansion and new approaches to treatment

08-12-2018

Great Western Hospital has been successful in their bid for major natonal funding for capital projects to help expand its capacity.   GWH is now far too small for the large growth of Swindon's population - a growth that is still continuing - and the ageing population of the wide area...

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Pewsey Tennis Club wins top 2018 award as best club in Wiltshire

07-12-2018

At the annual meeting of the Wiltshire Lawn Tennis Association (a branch of the national organisation) Pewsey Tennis Club achieved two notable awards - Pewsey Tennis Club was named 'Club of the Year' and Keith Hampson was named volunteer of the year. 

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Dental Nurse / Treatment Co-ordinator - Savernake Dental Practice

07-12-2018

  Dental Nurse / Treatment Co-ordinator   (part time to support endodontics, orthodontics, restorative and implants)     Salary:    Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. Our offer to you: A competitive starting salary and the opportunity to increase this through training and development Fully funded CPD training, GDC registration, DBS and Professional Indemnity Progression and development Contributory pension scheme Modern...

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SEND school closures: parents right to be concerned

06-12-2018 Sylvia Card

Sirs    In response to Jo Waltham’s article on the closure of the three schools for children with special education needs and disabilities, I can understand why some parents are pleased that the proposed new school will  be built on the Rowdeford site.  Rowdeford is an excellent school and parents and staff campaigned...

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Priory Gardens a 'Drugs Den' claims Town Councillor Harry Forbes

Priory Gardens on a damp Autumn dayPriory Gardens on a damp Autumn day"I walked through a week ago and saw two people smoking cannabis there" exclaimed Cllr Forbes during a discussion on the re-siting of park benches in the gardens at Monday's meeting of the Council's Amenities & Open Spaces Committee.  "Priory Gardens seems to have turned into a Drugs Den" he added

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Road safety for Marlborough St Mary's pupils - Town Councillors express their full support for the school

A school warning sign - but St Peters closed eighteen months ago and the new school (Marlborough St Mary's) is still awaiting any warning signageA school warning sign - but St Peters closed eighteen months ago and the new school (Marlborough St Mary's) is still awaiting any warning signageAt Monday's (19 November) meeting of the Town Council Planning Committee Councillors pledged their full and unanimous support for Marlborough St Mary's Primary School in their efforts to improve saftey for their children by achieving some form of signage and speed restriction in George Lane, particularly at the Eastern end where the Van Diemen's path emerges into the main road by the old Police Station.

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Marlborough lecture - Richard Cooper, a life of adventure

Richard Cooper finishing the World Ironman Championship in HawaiiRichard Cooper finishing the World Ironman Championship in HawaiiRichard Cooper, who lived in Marlborough for twenty years, will be speaking about his passion for adventure when he gives this year’s Kempson/Rosedale Enterprise Trust's lecture in the Ellis Theatre at the College at 7.30 pm on Sunday December 2.  The lecture will be beautifully illustrated with photographs, many of wildlife.

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'Many hand(s) make light(s) work' - Paul Martin (and family), Andrew Barnett and Mayor Lisa Farrell bring Marlborough's Christmas to life

Paul Martin, his three children, Andrew Barnett and Mayor Lisa Farrell all push the plunger down to bring Christmas to Marlborough's High Street Paul Martin, his three children, Andrew Barnett and Mayor Lisa Farrell all push the plunger down to bring Christmas to Marlborough's High Street Yes, it was many hands that pushed the traditional black plunger handle down into the big red box that brought Marlborough's High Street Christmas to light.  TV's Paul Martin, ably assisted by his children, Andrew Barnett, the newly crowned 'Citizen of the Year' and Mayor Lisa Farrell and helped by the large and vocal crowd surounding the stage outside of Lloyds Bank in the High Street counted down and then pushed the plunger down.

 

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  • Civic Selfie1
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  • Xmas-Lights-2011-11-24 10
  • Christmas-Lights 15-11-20 097
  • Landscape
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  • Camilla-2012-10-19 152
  • Jazz Fest Sat 572
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  • TdB-Pewsey 044
  • Bluebells-in-West-Woods-10-05-09------30
  • ARK Manton -2012-01-14 49-
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