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New table tennis table for Marlborough's Youth Centre, courtesy of Rotary

23-06-2018

Yesterday, Friday 22 June, Marlborough's recently rejuvenated Youth Centre on St Margaret's Mead took posession of a new table tennis table, fully equipped with a stock of bats and table tennis balls.  Provided by Marlborough's Rotary Club, President Cedric Hollinsworth was there to hand the bats, balls and table over...

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Marlborough Rugby's promotions-winning 1st XV applauded by Mayor Lisa Farrell for last season's outstanding achievement

22-06-2018

Marlborough Rugby Club's 1st XV will next year be rubbing shoulders with some of the bigger clubs in the South West.  Last night (Thursday 21 June) their achievement in gaining promotion to a new level of competition was recognised by Mayor Councillor Lisa Farrell when she publicly thanked the team...

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All change on the High Street - sign of regeneration?

22-06-2018 Sue Round

The Rohan store opened a few weeks ago and now a new independent retailer, Willow & Wolf is coming to Marlborough at 95 High Street, the site formerly occupied by FatFace.

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New Sponsor for Marlborough Rugby Club - Vets4Pets

20-06-2018

Marlborough's Vets4Pets, locally owned veterinary practice located on Marlborough Business Park alongside Tesco and Budgen have committed to a 3 year sponsorship arrangement with Marlborough Rugby Club, which will include new kit for the Junior Team.

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Service Delivery Assistant - Full Time - Foregenix Ltd

20-06-2018

Service Delivery Assistant Full Time    Foregenix Ltd is a leading global independent information security consultancy, headquartered in the United Kingdom with additional offices in South Africa, South America, Australia, continental Europe and the United States, and we support a wide range of organisations across the globe. We are growing rapidly and from...

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Police raid Marlborough address and seize a number of vintage firearms

20-06-2018

  Police last night (Tuesday 19 June) raided an address just off Kingsbury Street and siezed a number of vintage firearms.   No arrests were made and no-one was injured.  

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MantonFest to be 'Walking on Sunshine' on Saturday next week

20-06-2018

MantonFest will be here again on Saturday next week (30 June).  Great bill of national/local favourites - Katrina of the Waves will be Walking on Sunshine, Quo, or more precisely John Coghlan's Quo will be reminding us (of a certain age) why we spent so many hours 'Rockin' all over...

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Volunteer Drivers - Kennet Community Transport

20-06-2018

Kennet Community Transport   Volunteer Drivers reqiuired       Kennet Community Transport is a charity, and run on a shoestring.  It takes old people to the Jubilee Centre and on outings, and has one employee - Roly the driver.We need volunteer drivers to cover when Roly is sick or on holiday.  And we need a...

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FROTH being brewed up in Burbage over the change of use application for the Three Horseshoes

19-06-2018

Although Burbage's 'Three Horseshoes' at Stibb Green has closed and ceased to trade as a public house, a group of Burbage residents who used to regard the pub as their local and an important cornerstone of the village community are banding together to oppose the change of use application submitted...

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Ogbourne Maizey Fly-Tipper caught after witness’s tip off

19-06-2018

  A fly-tipper was issued a fixed penalty notice of £400 after a vigilant citizen tipped off Wiltshire Council when he saw the culprit dumping a van-load of rubbish in a country lane.The quick-thinking witness watched the man unload cardboard boxes and carpet on a verge off Rockley Road, Ogbourne Maizey,...

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A new treasure trove of local history - Marlborough’s Museum opens its doors to the public

Time for the Museum to open - three locally made grandfather clocksTime for the Museum to open - three locally made grandfather clocksMarlborough Museum, which is in part of The Merchant’s House, opened to the public today (May 18) - for the first time. Clyde Nancarrow, Chairman of the Merchant’s House Trust, said, “This is an exciting day and it’s been a long time coming. We have been collecting exhibits for over 25 years.”

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Sam Ponsford to welcome four refugees on scholarships to College's School of English & Culture this summer

Sam Ponsford Sam Ponsford Marlborough College's School of English and Culture that runs alongside the annual Summer School (July 8 to August 4), offers English language tuition and an Open Minds course for British teenagers.  This year it will also be welcoming four teenage refugees who are living in Britain and who have won scholarships to join the School's sessions.

 

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St John’s rocket cars blast through competition

Winning rocket car from the St John's Super Sonic team with winner's certificateWinning rocket car from the St John's Super Sonic team with winner's certificateTwo teams of St John’s Year 7 students have won first and third places in the regional final of ‘Race for the Line’ – a national rocket car racing competition which was held at the MOD at Corsham last week. 

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Marlborough’s new mayor, Lisa Farrell says, “I want to listen to the people of this town”

Lisa Farrell, Marlborough's newly-elected Mayor on the steps of the Town Hall with fellow members of the Town Council and flanked by the High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Mrs Nicky Alberry and her Consort (and son) Bryan Rumbold, Lisa Farrell, Marlborough's newly-elected Mayor on the steps of the Town Hall with fellow members of the Town Council and flanked by the High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Mrs Nicky Alberry and her Consort (and son) Bryan Rumbold, Lisa Farrell is Marlborough’s 708th town mayor.  She was sworn in at the Mayor Making ceremony in the Town Hall on Monday May 14, in front of an audience of councillors, former mayors, community representatives, family and friends and the High Sheriff of Wiltshire, Mrs Nicky Alberry.  Councillor Mervyn Hall was elected as Deputy Mayor.

 

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A new law firm for Marlborough

Karen Salmon and Alex Atkins of Marlborough Law LtdKaren Salmon and Alex Atkins of Marlborough Law LtdA new law firm with a difference has opened in Marlborough. Marlborough Law Ltd, is run by solicitors, Karen Salmon and Alex Atkins. The firm seeks to offer an affordable service to local people.

 

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Boost for music tuition at Marlborough St Mary's courtesy of Marlborough's Slater Music School

Head teacher Anne Schwodler receives cheque for £500 from Stuart Slater, head of Marlborough's Slater Music SchoolHead teacher Anne Schwodler receives cheque for £500 from Stuart Slater, head of Marlborough's Slater Music SchoolMarlborough's Slater Music School have donated £500 to the new Marlborough St Mary’s school for the provision of music equipment.  The cheque was handed over to MSM Head teacher Anne Schwodler by Stuart Slater on 26 April at a full school assembly.  

 

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Lisa Farrell, the people's Mayor to be elected at Monday's Mayor Making ceremony at the Town Hall

Lisa Farrell - Marlborough's next MayorLisa Farrell - Marlborough's next Mayor"I want to bring accessibility and approachability.  To show the people of Marlborough that the council is there to work for them and not the other way around."  Councillor Lisa Farrell, Marlborough's very-soon-to-be Mayor is clear about how her time as Mayor will be seen by the Marlborough community.  On Monday evening - 14 May - Lisa will be elected to the position of Mayor of Marlborough.

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