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Bartender - Royal Oak, Pewsey

21-10-2017

  Bartender - Royal Oak, Pewsey   We are currently looking for Bartenders to join our team at the Royal Oak in Pewsey. If you are interested and meet the following requirements then we would like to hear from you.Do you have the following skills?Training or Experience with Bartending is a plus.  You...

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Saturday market cancelled tomorrow due to expected high winds

20-10-2017

  Wiltshire Council have cancelled Marlborough's Saturday street market (October 21) because forecasters are predicting very high winds across the area.

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Horse racing: future of training at famed Manton yard secured

20-10-2017

  The trainer of many successful horses for flat racing, Brian Meehan is to buy Manton's famous yard and equally famous gallops and intends to be there "...for the duration".

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Domestic Cleaner & Facilities Support - Marlborough College

20-10-2017

  Domestic Cleaner & Facilities Support    We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic person to join our team in General Services.  Reporting to the Domestic Services Manager, you will provide roaming assistance (as required for all areas) including: cleaning services around the College campus as well as driving for deliveries and...

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House Domestic Cleaner – B1 (Term Time plus Spring Cleaning) - Marlborough College

20-10-2017

  House Domestic Cleaner – B1   (Term Time plus Spring Cleaning)   We require a reliable and enthusiastic person to join our team of Domestic Staff.  Working within B1 (a boy’s Boarding House), and reporting to the Dame, you will be required to assist with the day to day cleaning operation of the House....

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Marlborough Area Foodbank to relaunch next month with a new vision

19-10-2017 Sue Round

Marlborough Area Foodbank distribution centre at Christchurch will re-launch on the morning of Friday November 17.   With the support of Marlborough Area Poverty Action Group (MAPAG) it is hoped to offer a home distribution service as well as raise awareness of what the Food Bank can offer and who...

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Cheap cigarette fraud - do you recognise this man?

19-10-2017

Do you recognise this man?  Police are appealing for information following an incident of fraud which took place in Marlborough. At 2pm on 25 September, a couple met a man in the Bear Hotel who told them he had a discount code and could get them cheap cigarettes from a wholesalers.  ...

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Nomads come home: Marlborough Nomads reunite on the pitch with Rosslyn Park Nomads after a gap of 107 years

19-10-2017

The Nomads team from Marlborough RFC, the club's second XV keeps alive the name and spirit of the original Marlborough Nomads.  Marlborough, along with several other clubs still in existence such as Blackheath were synonymous with the early development of Rugby as a sport in the latter nineteenth century.  The...

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Members of St Mary’s Church in Marlborough to help people take control of their finances

18-10-2017

  Members of St Mary’s Church in Marlborough wanted to help people from the Marlborough area who are suffering a squeezed household income and in danger of getting into financial difficulties to get on top of their household finances.   So in conjunction with members of the Gorse Hill Baptist Church in Swindon, who...

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Residents' Permit Parking Charge rise - Daylight Robbery!

18-10-2017 Patrick Fox

  Sirs,Looking through letters I am surprised no one has complained about the daylight robbery to be perpetrated on resident parking.It is planned to rise from £394 which is already larger than parts of London to a staggering £720.  It really is daylight robbery with captive victims who have no option...

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Barbury Castle Estate sheep win more prizes at the Royal Berkshire Show

Simon Wells...and some of the Barbury Castle Estate sheepSimon Wells...and some of the Barbury Castle Estate sheepLast weekend, Barbury Castle Estate supervisor Simon Wells and some of his Charollais-Beltex-cross sheep, joined about 60,000 people and about 1,500 other sheep at the Royal Berkshire County Show organised by the Newbury and District Agricultural Society.

Unlike many of those people and those sheep, Simon Wells and his sheep came away from the Newbury showground with two silver trophies and three very large rosettes.

 

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Honeystreet Cafe - shock closure announcement

The Honeystreet Cafe - soon to be no moreThe Honeystreet Cafe - soon to be no more

An out-of-the-blue announcement that the highly regarded Honeystreet Cafe was to close at the end of their season has taken their many regular customers completely by surprise.

“We’re very sad about it but don’t have any choice” proprietor Sophie Harper told marlborough.news.  “We only found out last Friday that we couldn’t continue beyond this season.

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Claire Perry Launches 'Best Local Pubs Awards 2017'

A good local pint from Pewsey's own There Castles BreweryA good local pint from Pewsey's own There Castles Brewery 

The Marlborough area has many fine pubs, some renowned for food, others as excellent places to take the family, or some that are just great places to go and enjoy a good pint, glass of wine, G&T or whatever hits the spot.  Or somewhere to go just for good company.

 

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Badger cull: will new government licences to kill badgers in Wiltshire include the Marlborough area?

 

Summer 2017: a young badger emerges from a sett near MarlboroughSummer 2017: a young badger emerges from a sett near MarlboroughOfficial government licences to allow the killing of badgers - a species protected under British law - have been announced for eleven new areas in England.  There are three licences for Wiltshire.

The government claim that the culling will reduce the spread of TB in cattle which has led to many farmers' herds being destroyed.

 

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Future of St Peter's: Marlborough community involvement key in any decision regarding development

The old Grade II listed St Peter's School building in Marlborough's conservation areaThe old Grade II listed St Peter's School building in Marlborough's conservation area

“It’s most important that the community is involved in what happens to an important community building.”  stated Council Leader Baroness Jane Scott of Bybrook as she made a clear and decisive intervention regarding the future of the old St Peter’s site.

 

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Ben Cipolla: Busking the High Street to the Royal Albert Hall

Ben Cipolla at last year's Marlborough International Jazz FestivalBen Cipolla at last year's Marlborough International Jazz Festival

Jazz megastar, Clare Teal, is a great discoverer of new talent.

After all, she discovered Jamie Cullum. Just five years ago, she was walking down Marlborough High Street on the way to her gig in the big marquee at the International Jazz Festival when she saw a young lad busking a Michael Jackson song.

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