Marlborough’s Community Choir, launched 18 months ago on an ad hoc basis that anyone can join in at any time, has achieved a new distinction – being invited to take part in the Jazz Service at St Mary’s Church, Marlborough, on July 15.
Entries for over nine hundred horses and riders have been received for this year’s St James’s Place Wealth management Barbury International Horse trials which start on Thursday (June 28) and run through the weekend. The event’s climax comes on Sunday (July 1) with the CIC three star competition.
Work has begun on a £3.45 million Thames Water project to upgrade the treatment processes at the Marlborough sewage works – all part of its Care for the Kennet campaign to improve the quality of water in the River Kennet.
John Jones, who sings with the award-winning folk-rock Oysterband, is taking to the White Horse Trail in July with a series of five gigs in five days – and a hundred miles of walking with his dogs and with his fans. Joining him are his band, the Reluctant Ramblers -
In a bid to raise funding for the new all weather sports pitch at St John’s, Marlborough, assistant head teacher Tom Nicholls will be attempting to cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats over nine days next month.
An inflatable life-sizes bouncy castle version of Stonehenge is coming to Marlborough for a unique one-day visit on the Common on Friday, June 29, as part of a celebratory pre-Olympics tour of the country.
Called Sacrilege, the jokey art work, created by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller, is set to
hosepipe ban, Action Kennet (ARK) has revealed that the deluge of rain after one of the worst droughts in decades has boosted the sad state of the River Kennet.
Now it is planning to create a “ladder” to enable fish to climb back into
Caffe Nero is “running rings around” Wiltshire Council in its fight for planning consent to approve its latest bid to open not one but three new coffee shops in the county.
“I have to say that is what they are doing – and I am one of those they are running
He was born in George Lane, the seventh generation of Chandlers living locally. And he knows the road takes its name from the now lost George Inn, which stood on the site of the current Catholic church.
There was a ford across the River Kennetwhere the Bridge Garage now
The first call of the day was at a care home in West Overton where a young man had a pressure sore that needed attention. Nurse Mandy Rose calmed him down, changed the dressing, asked staff if there was
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