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Reports: Baroness Scott has agreed to stand down as Wiltshire Council leader...next year

22-04-2018

Marlborough.news has heard substantive reports in the media that Baroness Scott has agreed to stand down next year as Wiltshire Council's leader.  

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OXENWOOD CLOSURE: Wiltshire Council ignoring interest from organisations wanting to continue Oxenwood's work for school children

22-04-2018

Marlborough.news understands that there are two organisations with proven records in the field that are keen to take over the Oxenwood Outside Education Centre and to continue its work.  

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Protests mount over Wiltshire Council closure of outdoor education centres - they will be raised at Monday's Annual Town Meeting

20-04-2018

The decision by Wiltshire Council to close two outdoor education centres - Oxenwood near Marlborough and Braeside in Devizes - has caused mounting protest and opposition across the area.

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Great Bedwyn CE Primary school joins Excalibur Academies Trust

20-04-2018 Sue Round

Great Bedwyn CE Primary School, rated as 'Outstanding' in its latest OFSTED has become the latest school to join the Excalibur Academies Trust.    

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"A glaring omission" made good - historic Marlborough finally gets its own museum

20-04-2018

Marlborough has a Museum.  It is in the Merchant's House and it was formally opened on Wednesday (April 18) by Sir John Sykes who was the first - and long serving - chairman of the Merchant's House Trust.

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Assistant Manager (Full Time) - Cook Marlborough

19-04-2018

  Assistant Manager: Cook Marlborough   (Full Time)     We are looking for an outstanding individual to help us to continue to create a remarkable food business, with a warm welcoming shop and a high level of personal service and expertise you don’t find elsewhere.  Help lead our small shop teams who are responsible for delivering...

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First cuckoo of Axford’s spring

18-04-2018

Former Marlborough Town Mayor, Margaret Rose has told marlborough.newsthat  she heard her first cuckoo of the year in Axford on Wednesday morning (April 18).

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Army keep fit for Mayor’s charities

18-04-2018 Sue Round

Town Mayor, Councillor Mervyn Hall’s chosen charities - Julia’s House and Home Start Kennet - received a military boost today, 18 April, thanks to forty soldiers from the 4th Military Intelligence Battalion (4MI).  

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Bees are in trouble - but they're getting good support from Bee Roadzz Week

18-04-2018

Transition Marlborough started the first Bee Road campaign in our area, and on Tuesday evening a wider scheme was launched to take action on the bee crisis.  Bee Roadzz is a collaborative project between Transition Marlborough and the Marlborough Downs Space for Nature.  

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Lots to be won in Marlborough Tennis' fund raising auctions as opening for the new courts draws closer

18-04-2018

A day out driving a combine harvester over the Marlborough Downs - one of the dreams of many a young person (or not-so-young in many cases!).  This could be yours, but first you have to bid for and win this fantastic day out in the auction being held at the...

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Two jailed following a burglary in Ham last December

The two burglars - Thomas Small (left) and Paddy CroninThe two burglars - Thomas Small (left) and Paddy CroninA pair of burglars caught acting suspiciously outside a large village home have been jailed for six months.  But the sentences must be served after Paddy Cronin, 24, has done three years and Thomas Small, 27, three-and-a-half for other house raids.

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In the swim… baby trout released into the River Kennet

Year 2 Ramsbury pupils releasing trout with Anna ForbesYear 2 Ramsbury pupils releasing trout with Anna ForbesPupils from Ramsbury Primary, Marlborough St. Mary’s and Kennet Valley Primary have all been participating in Action for the River Kennet (ARK) Trout in Schools Project.  Over sixty trout from each school have been released into the Kennet and Marlborough’s Mayor Mervyn was there to help.  A few tears were shed as primary school children waved goodbye to their baby trout which they have been nurturing for several months.

 

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Marlborough's new Youth and Community Centre gets a vote of thanks from Waitrose shoppers

Lisa Farrell accepting the cheque from Lisa Wakeham and Luke Stacey (Waitrose) with members of Marlborough Youth ClubLisa Farrell accepting the cheque from Lisa Wakeham and Luke Stacey (Waitrose) with members of Marlborough Youth ClubToday, March 23, Luke Stacey, Deputy Branch Manager and Lisa Wakeham, Community Champion from Waitrose, Marlborough presented a cheque for £287 to Marlborough Community and Youth Centre.  The money was raised from the Community Matters Green Token Scheme.

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Marlborough St Mary's discover learning is fun at the Stonebridge Wild River Reserve

Councillor Bryan Castle, Anna Forbes (ARK), Jane Carter and Tracey Churchill with dogs Retro and Georgie and Marlborough St Mary's Year 5 pupilsCouncillor Bryan Castle, Anna Forbes (ARK), Jane Carter and Tracey Churchill with dogs Retro and Georgie and Marlborough St Mary's Year 5 pupilsSpringwatch came to the Kennet this week as Year 5 and 6 pupils from Marlborough St Mary’s spent a morning at Stonebridge Wild River Reserve.  The morning was organised by ARK (Action for the River Kennet). Councillor Bryan Castle, Jane Carter and Tracey Churchill from Drove Vets, with dogs Retro and Georgie, were also there to promote the ‘Bag it and Bin it’ dog mess campaign.

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Yet another award for Pewsey's 'Shed Alehouse', this time from their local community

Gordon and Sam with their 'Service to the Community' awardGordon and Sam with their 'Service to the Community' awardPewsey's Shed Alehouse has notched up yet another award of recognition in what has been quite incredible twelve months.  Landlord Gordon Edwards and wife Sam picked up the 'Service to the Communitry' award certificate from Pewsey Parish Council last week, one of only a small number of Pewsey organisations to be recognised as such.

 

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Litter heroes battle the elements to clean up Marlborough

ARK clean-upARK clean-upThis weekend, as part of the Great British Spring Clean, Town Councillors, volunteers from Marlborough in Bloom, ARK and the local community joined together to tackle the litter in the town.  After a successful clean-up on Friday and Saturday the weather moved in and yesterday’s session in the Priory Gardens and High Street had to be cancelled.

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