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Great Bedwyn: another community in need of affordable homes - but what about its social housing?

19-11-2017

  The only additional homes to be built in Great Bedwyn ought to be "small 'affordable' ones".

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Marlborough St Mary's Primary School and the new crossing point over George Lane: "An accident waiting to happen"

18-11-2017

  The opening of Marlborough St Mary's Primary school has - as was expected -  brought changed patterns of movement as parents and children walk to school.

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Bikes stolen from a shed in Wootton Rivers - Police appeal for information

16-11-2017

Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Wootton Rivers, near Marlborough which took plae between 12 and 13 September.  Several items were stolen including:  X1 Fondriest bike X1 Colnago road bike Raleigh pedal bike Two sets of bike wheels Garmin 810 In addition several items of bike equipment including a tyre pump and bike lock were...

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Marlborough Hockey Club achieve Clubmark accreditation

16-11-2017 Sarah Kendall

With England Hockey Clubfirst accreditation held since 2006, Marlborough Hockey Club are now one of the first clubs in the west of England to have been awarded England Hockey’s Clubmark accreditation.

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Hockey: Marlborough Ladies First team have an important win - but tables are turned for the Seconds as goals…

16-11-2017 Vicky Moxham

  City of Bath Ladies Firsts       0  Marlborough Ladies Firsts       4       Following two draws in the last two games, Marlborough travelled to bottom of the league City of Bath looking for three points.   A minute of silence for the fallen was observed and then it was time for Marlborough to get...

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Handyperson - Marlborough College

16-11-2017

  Handyperson     A vacancy has arisen for a Handyperson to work within Turner House (a boys’ boarding house).   You should enjoy and have a good knowledge of DIY and be able to undertake a range of general maintenance tasks including repairs and painting. Some heavy-duty cleaning tasks may also be required.  Relevant...

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Domestic Cleaner & Facilities Support - Marlborough College

16-11-2017

  Domestic Cleaner & Facilities Support     We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic person to join our team in General Services.  Reporting to the Domestic Services Manager, you will provide roaming assistance (as required for all areas) including: cleaning services around the College campus as well as driving for deliveries and...

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Gardener (Full Time) - Sheepdrove Organic Farm & Eco Conference Centre

16-11-2017

  Gardener (Full Time)   Sheepdrove Organic Farm & Eco Conference Centre     Sheepdrove is a 2,500 acre working organic farm based in Lambourn.  It is home to our award winning Eco Conference Centre, guest accommodation and woodland burial site and Education Centre. The farm produces pasture-fed organic meat for the family Butcher’s shop in London and...

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Children and Families’ Worker - St Mary’s Church, Marlborough

16-11-2017

  Children and Families’ Worker   St Mary’s Church, Marlborough      We are looking for someone who will help develop the work being done amongst children, families and young people in our parish, and who will contribute to our main aim “to make Jesus known” amongst the people of Marlborough.  Some experience in working...

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Hockey: defeats for Marlborough's first & second men's teams - but thirds win again and go top of the table

15-11-2017 Richard Holman

  Marlborough     0       West Wilts      4After their first loss of the season last week, Marlborough Men's Firsts needed to bounce back in their home fixture against league leaders West Wilts (November 11.)

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Wiltshire's NHS: the new chairman of the Clinical Commissioning Group looks ahead

CCG DR RICHARD SANDFORD HILL IMG 3850CCG DR RICHARD SANDFORD HILL IMG 3850Despite its current state of rolling crises, the NHS is changing.  Perhaps the changes are the reaction to crisis.  But we do not often get to understand just what those changes entail and how they may affect us.


The Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) - which holds the budget for the great majority of Wiltshire health services - is itself changing and also facing changes within the wider NHS organisation.

 

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'Orphans of the Sea' - Special exhibition to commemorate 190 years of the Royal Merchant Navy Education Foundation

'Orphans of the Sea' - children at Bow Road in the 1840s   -  Pic courtesy of the Berkshire Records Office'Orphans of the Sea' - children at Bow Road in the 1840s - Pic courtesy of the Berkshire Records Office

The Royal Merchant Navy Education Foundation (RMNEF) is celebrating 190 years with a special exhibition at Berkshire Records Office, Reading.  The charity, based in Hungerford offers a range of educational support to children of people who have served – or are serving – at sea in the Merchant Navy, the Fishing Fleet or the RNLI.

 

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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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The Marlborough Brandt Lecture: can lessening global poverty continue in the face of conflict, climate change & in-built inequality?

l to r: MBG Trustees Alex Davies & Janneke Blokland, Mark Goldring, Martin Cook (St John's) and MBG founder and chair for the lecture Nick Mauricel to r: MBG Trustees Alex Davies & Janneke Blokland, Mark Goldring, Martin Cook (St John's) and MBG founder and chair for the lecture Nick MauriceIt used to be the Marlborough Brandt Group's "Lent Lecture" - now, for its 35th edition, it was moved to be the "Harvest Lecture".  Among those previous lecturers there had been four Directors of Oxfam - and, in that organisation's 75th year, it was most apt for this year's lecture to be given by a fifth Director of Oxfam GB - Mark Goldring.

 

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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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