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Disappointment as grant bid rejected, but Marlborough Puppetry Festival will go ahead in July

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Disappointment as grant bid rejected, but Marlborough Puppetry Festival will go ahead in July

Plans for the Marlborough Puppetry Festival to mark the seventieth anniversary of the town's famous Pelham Puppets factory, ware going ahead - despite a bid for an Arts Council grant.being unsuccessful on this occasion.

The festival - to be held July 8-9 - is being organised by the British

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A crisis in children's mental health? How is Wiltshire coping? Part Three: How Marlborough's schools respond to mental health issues

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A crisis in children's mental health?  How is Wiltshire coping?  Part Three: How Marlborough's schools respond to mental health issues

The last in a three part series of reports on the treatment of children and young people's mental health problems - in Wiltshire and in the Marlborough area.


One former pupil of St John's Academy we spoke to said they had found CAMHS "Brilliant - with its friendly waiting room

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Wizards, Witches, Pirates, Explorers, Mr Men, Cat in a Hat – it’s World Book Day!

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Wizards, Witches, Pirates, Explorers, Mr Men, Cat in a Hat – it’s World Book Day!

World Book Day, March 2, has been celebrated in style in the area’s primary schools.  At Preshute Primary a whole week of literacy activities started with the staff performing Little Red Riding Hood to the pupils.  Headteacher, Claire Graham, played the role of the big bad wolf!

Baydon St. Nicholas

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The NHS in crisis: GWH is weathering the winter storms - but they may be a permanent problem

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The NHS in crisis:  GWH is weathering the winter storms - but they may be a permanent problem

On Thursday (March 2) I went to one of the NHS' "burning platforms" - as described in the morning's news bulletins by the regulator's chief inspector of hospitals.  I went to the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  - to their monthly board meeting.

No flames in sight.  But

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A crisis in children's mental health? How is Wiltshire coping? Part Two: how Wiltshire is changing the system

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A crisis in children's mental health?  How is Wiltshire coping?  Part Two: how Wiltshire is changing the system

A three part series on the treatment of children and young people's mental health problems - in Wiltshire and in the Marlborough area.


Does Wiltshire have a special problem with mental health issues among its children and young people?  The county's rate for hospital admissions for mental health conditions (2014-15)

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A crisis in children's mental health? How is Wiltshire coping? Part One: the system is changing

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A crisis in children's mental health? How is Wiltshire coping?  Part One: the system is changing

A three part series on the treatment of children and young people's mental health problems - in Wiltshire and in the Marlborough area.


There is a growing awareness that child and adolescents' mental health is posing a problem of crisis proportions for health services and schools.  Most importantly, as

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