Pupils at Preshute School had a surprise visit from Mayor Lisa Farrell today July 17 when she visited classrooms to present prizes to the winners of the Marlborough in Bloom Art Competition.
'Try out Marlborough Tennis' new courts' is the appeal to anyone interested in turning their Wimbledon watching skills into court action. This Sunday, 22 July, Marlborough Tennis' new courts on Port Hill will be open to the public - wannabe Djokavics or Kerbers, or anyone else who's sights are set slightly lower - for the first time as part of the 'Great British Tennis Weekend'.
See below for later news... Tickets for Marlborough LitFest 2018 went on sale this morning (July 11) at 9.00am - and soon after 8.00am the first people were queuing along Chandlers Yard beside the White Horse Bookshop.
Pupils at Ramsbury Primary School enjoyed a day of Bastille Day linked activities on Thursday July 12, two days ahead of the real French Fête Nationale on July 14. The activities were designed to bring the events of July 14 1789 to life and to teach the pupils more about French history, culture and way of life.
Marlborough author's personal story lifts the lid on the daring and accomplishments of a forgotten WWII heroHe won the Military Cross and three Croix de Guerre operating in occupied France, Algiers and Corsica as an SOE agent in the fight against Hitler. But Jacque de Guelis died in a car crash three weeks after the end of World War II. Marlborough author Delphine Isaaman's recent book, 'Jaques de Guelis SOE's Genial Giant' brings his remarkable story to light.
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- ARK eel release day and a reminder to be water smart
- Wednesday: Marlborough LitFest tickets go on sale - including David Walliams' TWO sessions
- NHS at 70 - Happy Birthday from the Great Bedwyn Surgery!
- "Promote your company/product/event here"... & here... & here - Wiltshire Council is getting into advertising
- St John’s Super Sonic Team rocket car blasts into fifth place
- Marlborough LitFest announces an extra appearance by David Walliams - plus The Oldie comes to town with a literary lunch
- All weather track to aid year round fitness at St Michael’s, Aldbourne
- Secrets of Wolfhall revealed in special exhibition
- Katrina rocks and MantonFest walks on sunshine
- Ooh la la… French day at St Francis…magnifique!
- Marlborough Open Studios 2018 begins next weekend
- Flaming June breaks all recent records for rainfall and sunshine
- Lift-off for Marlborough Rising as traders look to become involved
- “Huge debt of gratitude” for departing CEO
- Marlborough's Team Rector, Andrew Studdert-Kennedy to leave in September
- Wild West extravaganza raises funds for Chilton Foliat Primary School
- "But we do have a PCSO!" Marlborough's Councillors lambast Police over lack of presence
- Wiltshire's Town Mayors join Marlborough's Mayor Farrell to celebrate education in Marlborough over the years
- A mile a day keeps the doctor away. Preshute School’s fitness drive
- Embroiderers’ Guild Summer Exhibition reels in the crowds
- Garden party in mayor’s honour at Savernake View Care Home
- Marlborough Rugby's promotions-winning 1st XV applauded by Mayor Lisa Farrell for last season's outstanding achievement
- New table tennis table for Marlborough's Youth Centre, courtesy of Rotary
- All change on the High Street - sign of regeneration?
- Councillor defends the right of Marlborough residents to become obese in 'discussion' over kebab van street trader application at Leisure Centre car park
- “A seamless educational journey” for Burbage children as Burbage Preschool joins Excalibur Academies Trust
- Wow! Stand back grown-ups: David Walliams heads Marlborough LitFest children's programme
- FROTH being brewed up in Burbage over the change of use application for the Three Horseshoes
- New Sponsor for Marlborough Rugby Club - Vets4Pets
- 'The Hidden Bones', launch of a new crime novel by Nicola Ford
- St Mary's in Great Bedwyn to host Summer Concert by world famous Cambridge choir to raise funds for restoration
- St John's student Annabel Hitchmough to represent UK in the 420 Sailing World Championships in the USA
- Care Quality Commission's review highlights weaknesses in leadership of Wiltshire's health and social care
- Wiltshire Council U-turn on senior joint appointment with NHS Wiltshire
- The wheels on the bus go round and round with a helping hand from St. John’s Year 7’s
- MantonFest to be 'Walking on Sunshine' on Saturday next week
- Growing old gracefully and in luxury, but maybe in lonely isolation
- Under new ownership: Urchfont Manor is Celebrating Art in the Garden
- Temple Farm draws huge crowds for Open Farm Sunday
- Mark Wickham paintings and Louise Wickham ceramics at the White Horse Gallery
- We’ll miss you Miss Lemon – Pewsey Wool Shop closing
- Marlborough Open Studios preview show at the Mount House Gallery
- Chief Inspector of Hospitals demands improvements at Prospect Hospice
- Electric cars from eco factories – St. John’s leads the way in Engineering Development Trust project
- ‘A game for life’ – Marlborough St. Mary’s pupils get into golf
- Closure of Outdoor Education Centres: Oxenwood to get four month reprieve
- Henry Cooper - the New Zealand cricketer - gets acclimatised to Burbage & Easton Royal ways
- Will they mortgage the future or cut down the family's cherry orchard? Chekhov's very modern drama comes to Ogbourne Maizey
- Chris Musgrave retires from Temple Farming - but is staying firmly in the local community
- The warm and sunny May in Marlborough brought two more records to add to the 2018 list