As March 1 is the first day of meteorological spring it is appropriate to include this quotation from Henry Van Dyke: “The first day of spring is one thing and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month”
The body artist – whose identity remains a secret until the business opens – will be based at Old Hughenden Yard in the centre of Marlborough.
The name might be boring, but a recently-published document gives a fascinating snapshot of life in Marlborough and the surrounding villages (including Ramsbury and Aldbourne, but excluding Burbage and Great Bedwyn, which fall under Pewsey).
The election, on May 4, means a new Area Board, which is made up of the four councillors representing the Marlborough Community Area of East Marlborough, West Marlborough, Aldbourne & Ramsbury, and West Selkley
At 9:00 this morning (Monday 27 February) the doors of Elaine's Travel formally opened and those in Marlborough seeking travel advice and/or a great last minute deal to somewhere exotic could come in and talk to Elaine and Sarah - again.
And organisers are laying the blame for the confinement of the festival squarely at the door of Wiltshire Council.
Marlborough is buzzing with activity for the Community Passion Play which will be performed across numerous locations throughout the town on Easter Saturday (15 April), involving a cast of around 250 with a further 100 people working behind the scenes.
Wiltshire Council has spent slightly more compensating motorists for pothole damage than the £1,300,000 given to Wiltshire Council under the government's Pothole Action Fund. Some of the compensation has been paid out for damage to cars and some to people who have suffered personal injury.
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- Shock in Marlborough as Wiltshire Council budgets millions more for campus projects
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- The Youth Centre: Wiltshire offers Marlborough a seven year lease
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- Firefighters save the bacon of 20 pigs
- To grout or not to grout - that was the Town Councillors' question
- Why lessons don’t drag-on at St Katharine’s
- Physio takes last empty unit in Marlborough precinct
- Cosmetics store Bobbi Brown opens in Marlborough High Street
- Saving Lives – Marlborough Rugby Football Club is presented with a Defibrillator
- The boy on the escalator: respected local spy writer sets himself a serious problem in his first psychological thriller
- FRIDAY, February 17: last day to complete Neighbourhood Plan housing & business needs survey
- St Francis School Raffle Raises funds in memory of pupils’ brother
- Marlborough's Climate Coalition turn out in force to ’Show The Love' for a threatened world despite the conditions
- Jeremy Hunt visits Marlborough but not Great Western Hospital
- The robots are on the march - Makerspace is coming to Marlborough – robotics, home automation and much more
- Road Closure: C73 (West Woods through East Kennet) to shut for two days
- "Sign? Wot sign?" - HGVs still using Kingsbury Street as a cut through
- First a chilli supper and a quiz - then join the thousands for a fundraising marathon for a breast cancer charity
- Shepherd turned business coach talks at baa-reakfast
- The Brexit debates: Claire Perry votes for a Labour amendment & decries jihadi-like supporters of a hard Brexit
- Major find in the Vale of Pewsey : metal detectors' Roman hoard gives up rare evidence about ancient plant life
- Marlborough marks Fairtrade Fortnight 2017 with a visit from a Kenyan tea farmer
- Police appeal for information following Tesco ram raid
- Sparks fly as repair work starts on Crofton’s boiler
- Former fireman who pushed cocaine spared jail
- Review: Remember, remember? Fame is a trip down memory lane for parents
- No jail for cocaine dealer who allowed cannabis factory at his home
- Lockeridge traffic carnage - two accidents in the same night adjacent to Kennet Valley Primary School
- Marlborough to get a town museum
- Brexit debate: Claire Perry's confidence in PM, doubts about Referendum campaign & plea for full information on final deal
- Festival favourites Dreadzone to play Marlborough gig
- January - cold, pretty grey and gloomy but now behind us
- Tackling mental health head on: first book by Marlborough children's author
- Blow to Wiltshire Council's social care record as residential home found 'inadequate'
- Businesswoman spared jail after forging documents
- White Horse Bookshop’s Open Art Exhibition to become an annual event
- Marlborough St Mary's takes another step towards completion with a 'Topping Out' ceremony
- Swindon press headline: "Housing developers to help fund social projects" - that's how Section 106 should work
- Rehearsals for the Marlborough Community Passion Play start as cast welcome their professional lead actor
- 80s classic Fame comes to the stage at St John’s
- Brownies become official water quality testers on the River Kennet
- NHS and the 'winter crisis' in our hospitals - beds, beds and beds - and, of course, funding
- Area Board discusses poverty in the Marlborough area - and what to do about it
- Avebury Rocks to return as a two-day festival
- Some Wiltshire Council fees and charges to get way above inflation increases for 2017-2018