News dot2left cropped500pxt
  • IMG 8472
  • IMG 9097
  • Silbury-Sunset---10-06-08-----07
  • Town-Hall-2011-05-03 08-
  • Marlborough-2013-04-18 St Peters

 

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Royal opening for Marlborough St Mary's - Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall to perform the ceremony

19-01-2018 Sue Round

On Tuesday January 30th Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will visit Marlborough St Mary’s CEVC Primary School to officially open the new school.

Read more

Marlborough launch for new Wiltshire based charity aiming to help young people

18-01-2018 Sue Round

An enthusiastic audience of well over a hundred attended the launch of the new Wiltshire charity Thriving Through Venture (TTV) at Marlborough Town Hall (January 17). The charity has been set up amid concerns that we have in our society an increasing number of young people who lack self-confidence, self...

Read more

Looking at Welfare: Receiving and Giving

18-01-2018 Andrew Studdert-Kennedy

  Perhaps it’s the time of year, perhaps it’s the outbreak of flu but the news in the opening days of 2018 has been reminiscent of Private Fraser’s catchphrase from Dad’s Army, ‘We’re doomed’.  Queues in hospital corridors, a crisis in social care provision and the prospect of huge black holes...

Read more

Livestock Manager (Fixed Term) - Sheepdrove Organic Farm

18-01-2018

  Livestock Manager (Fixed Term)   Sheepdrove Organic Farm     The Livestock Manager will take responsibility for the 110 suckler cows and followers and 500 ewe flock.You will also be responsible for managing the Farm Team on a day to day basis, record keeping, medicine administration and livestock recording.  You will ensure that all legal requirements...

Read more

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).  

Read more

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...

Read more

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. 

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

Preshute Nativity Rocks

Hosts of angels, a star, some shepherds and animalsHosts of angels, a star, some shepherds and animalsIn a long established tradition of well over thirty years, Preshute Primary School will end the term on Wednesday afternoon (20 December) with their nativity service in Marlborough College Chapel.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Spate of thefts of caravans in Wiltshire - including the Marlborough area - brings police warning

 

 

On Thursday (December 14), Wiltshire Police issued this notice:  "We are urging caravan owners to be vigilant and take steps to improve security following a number of thefts across the county."

"Between 3 and 4 November, two caravans were stolen from a storage yard in Marlborough Road in Swindon after the suspects cut through padlocks to access them."

The police notice then lists a number of caravan thefts in the county including: "Between 23 and 24 November, a Coachman Amara 520/4 caravan was stolen from a driveway in Brook Street, Marlborough.  A wheel clamp was cut and left at the scene."

Continue Reading

Print Email

Marlborough Community and Youth centre launched or unwrapped or opened

The stream of visitors, members of youth groups keen to get back into the centre, younger siblings, representatives of Marlborough College and many other donors like the Rotary, Lions and Strakers, Tesco, Santa Claus, the local police, supporters - lots of supporters, parents, town council staff and councillors - they came for the official unwrapping of the sparkling new Marlborough Community and Youth Centre.


 

Continue Reading

Print Email

No excuse for the Postman: New street to be named after Marlborough hero commemorated on a special WW1 stamp

Elsie Knocker with Mairi Chisholm commemorated on a special WW1 stampElsie Knocker with Mairi Chisholm commemorated on a special WW1 stampOne of the ten names have selected by the Town Council for the new street names within the Salisbury Road development is of WW1 nursing hero, Elsie Knocker, who has been commemorated along with fellow nurse, Mairi Chisholm by the Royal Mail on one of their First World War – 1917 Special Stamps.

Continue Reading

Print Email

More Articles ...

  • IMG 8472
  • Town-Hall-2011-05-03 08-
  • Silbury-Sunset---10-06-08-----07
  • IMG 9097
  • Marlborough-2013-04-18 St Peters