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Patients praise care improvements made at the Great Western Hospital

Written by Gerald Isaaman on .

Patients praise care improvements made at the Great Western Hospital

Patients can now be assured that improvements made at the Great Western Hospital, Swindon, following a critical inspection report mean that they will receive safe care at the hospital.

More than 400,000 patients, which include those from the Marlborough area, are seen and treated at the hospital every year.

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Students to share their Gunjur adventure

Written by Peter Davison on .

Students to share their Gunjur adventure

Ten students from Marlborough College and St John's School will be talking about their experiences in The Gambia at Marlborough Town Hall later this month.

The students, along with leaders Rosie Carter, Harriet Compton and James Moran, have spent four weeks in Marlborough's twin community of Gunjur with Marlborough Brandt

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Claire Perry riles Tory bloggers with call not to imprison girls

Written by Tony Millett on .

Claire Perry riles Tory bloggers with call not to imprison girls

Marlborough MP Claire Perry has got herself embroiled in another rumpus with her suggestion that “Prison for girls is not the answer”. This time the critics are within the Conservative Party, many apparently from its ‘prison works’ wing.

In a long article on the ConservativeHome website, Mrs Perry claimed that

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Claire Perry under the cosh for suggesting Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant

Written by Gerald Isaaman on .

Claire Perry under the cosh for suggesting Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant

Claire Perry, Marlborough’s Tory MP, is facing a cosh of criticism following her outburst suggesting that the Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant – and that is good news for the British economy.

As exclusively reported by Marlborough News Online yesterday, Mrs Perry made the comment out of the blue during a

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A wonderful – and somewhat wet -- launch for Marlborough’s jazz festival

Written by Gerald Isaaman on .

A wonderful – and somewhat wet -- launch for Marlborough’s jazz festival

The biggest and the best ever, insisted TV presenter Keith Chegwin, who performed the opening honours in his irresistible upbeat style.

And there was no doubt about that for the supporters of Marlborough’s International Jazz Festival as they braved ominous rain clouds for the launch last night (Friday) outside the Castle

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Voting opens in £6,000 Community Giveaway

Written by Peter Davison on .

Voting opens in £6,000 Community Giveaway

Voting has opened in the preliminary round of the Frasers Budgens of Marlborough Community Giveaway.

The Community Giveaway is being staged by Oxfordshire-based retail group Fraser’s, who are opening a petrol station, Budgens convenience store and Subway outlet at Marlborough Business Park in the autumn.

From now until 1 September,

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Wheelchair William’s amazing moment touching torches with Olympic champion

Written by Gerald Isaaman on .

Wheelchair William’s amazing moment touching torches with Olympic champion

What a moment it was for 17-year-old William Copp as he played his own historic part in the 2012 Olympic torch relay to London in Salisbury this morning (Thursday).

The wheelchair user student from St John’s School, Marlborough, was there to unite his flame with that of Michael Johnson, one of

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