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BREXIT: there are issues specific to people in our area that will have to be addressed - and that process…

19-11-2017

  Marlborough.news has steered clear of the Brexit debate - a largely national and for now, some would say, even a Westminster and Whitehall matter.   We are not going to make a habit of reporting on Brexit pros and process or cons and constraints.But we will keep a watch out for...

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Great Bedwyn: another community in need of affordable homes - but what about its social housing?

19-11-2017

  The only additional homes to be built in Great Bedwyn ought to be "small 'affordable' ones".

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Marlborough St Mary's Primary School and the new crossing point over George Lane: "An accident waiting to happen"

18-11-2017

  The opening of Marlborough St Mary's Primary school has - as was expected -  brought changed patterns of movement as parents and children walk to school.

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Bikes stolen from a shed in Wootton Rivers - Police appeal for information

16-11-2017

Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Wootton Rivers, near Marlborough which took plae between 12 and 13 September.  Several items were stolen including:  X1 Fondriest bike X1 Colnago road bike Raleigh pedal bike Two sets of bike wheels Garmin 810 In addition several items of bike equipment including a tyre pump and bike lock were...

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Marlborough Hockey Club achieve Clubmark accreditation

16-11-2017 Sarah Kendall

With England Hockey Clubfirst accreditation held since 2006, Marlborough Hockey Club are now one of the first clubs in the west of England to have been awarded England Hockey’s Clubmark accreditation.

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Hockey: Marlborough Ladies First team have an important win - but tables are turned for the Seconds as goals…

16-11-2017 Vicky Moxham

  City of Bath Ladies Firsts       0  Marlborough Ladies Firsts       4       Following two draws in the last two games, Marlborough travelled to bottom of the league City of Bath looking for three points.   A minute of silence for the fallen was observed and then it was time for Marlborough to get...

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Handyperson - Marlborough College

16-11-2017

  Handyperson     A vacancy has arisen for a Handyperson to work within Turner House (a boys’ boarding house).   You should enjoy and have a good knowledge of DIY and be able to undertake a range of general maintenance tasks including repairs and painting. Some heavy-duty cleaning tasks may also be required.  Relevant...

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Domestic Cleaner & Facilities Support - Marlborough College

16-11-2017

  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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Gardener (Full Time) - Sheepdrove Organic Farm & Eco Conference Centre

16-11-2017

  Gardener (Full Time)   Sheepdrove Organic Farm & Eco Conference Centre     Sheepdrove is a 2,500 acre working organic farm based in Lambourn.  It is home to our award winning Eco Conference Centre, guest accommodation and woodland burial site and Education Centre. The farm produces pasture-fed organic meat for the family Butcher’s shop in London and...

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Children and Families’ Worker - St Mary’s Church, Marlborough

16-11-2017

  Children and Families’ Worker   St Mary’s Church, Marlborough      We are looking for someone who will help develop the work being done amongst children, families and young people in our parish, and who will contribute to our main aim “to make Jesus known” amongst the people of Marlborough.  Some experience in working...

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Feast of Food delivers Feast of Funds to Cancer Research for twentieth year

Cancer Research team with sponsor, Jonathan Conning of Henry George at last year's 'Feast of Food' - l-r:  Cheryl Swan Lesley Conway, Jonathan Coning, Liz Rea Mary du CrozCancer Research team with sponsor, Jonathan Conning of Henry George at last year's 'Feast of Food' - l-r: Cheryl Swan Lesley Conway, Jonathan Coning, Liz Rea Mary du CrozFeast of Food, to be held in the Norwood Hall, Marlborough College on Sunday October 22 from 10 am to 4 pm, is celebrating its twentieth anniversary.  Organised by Cancer Research UK Marlborough Fundraising Group all profits go straight to Cancer Research.  The Marlborough group have raised a staggering £888,000 over twenty years and are keen to make it a million!

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More funding revealed to help the much-needed refurbishment of the former Youth Centre

Debbie Wilson presents the Lions' cheque to Town Mayor, Councillor Mervyn Hall (Photo: Dawn Whitehall)  Debbie Wilson presents the Lions' cheque to Town Mayor, Councillor Mervyn Hall (Photo: Dawn Whitehall) Just before the meeting of Marlborough Town Council's planning committee, Debbie Wilson of the Marlborough and District Lions Club presented a cheque for £1,000 to the Town Mayor towards the costs of refurbishing and equipping the former Youth Centre - to create the Marlborough Community and Youth Centre.  It was one of two bits of good news for the project.

 

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Juliet Wood: ‘Music Beaches Family’ at The White Horse Bookshop’s gallery - Seeing the familiar...yet not

Juliet Wood: 'Sea Gazers, Cromer' - from her White Horse Bookshop exhibitionJuliet Wood: 'Sea Gazers, Cromer' - from her White Horse Bookshop exhibitionSince the Impressionists left their studios to draw and paint outside, many artists have been preoccupied with the attempt to depict what’s in front of us – what we deem as ‘familiar’ – in a fresh way. To show us someone leaning over a bridge, or families playing on the beach, or a pedestrian looking at their iPhone - as if for the first time. This is an increasingly challenging task.

 

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GOLD! Marlborough achieves the ultimate accolade in this year's South West in Bloom

The 'Gold' award flag being held tightly by Marlborough in Bloom Chair, Anne Crawley with assistance from Mayor Mervyn Hall to her right, Val Compton to her left, and Richard Beale beside The Mayor, with the whole team who made this achievement possibleThe 'Gold' award flag being held tightly by Marlborough in Bloom Chair, Anne Crawley with assistance from Mayor Mervyn Hall to her right, Val Compton to her left, and Richard Beale beside The Mayor, with the whole team who made this achievement possible

Where do we go from here?  This was the immediate question posed by Chair Anne Crawley following Marlborough's outstanding GOLD success in this year's Royal Horticultural Society 'South West in Bloom' competition.

 

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The sixth series of Brilliant Young Musicians begins this month - more musical treats for Marlborough audiences

Juliet Wood's 'Brilliant Young Musicians' - can be seen at the Juliet Wood exhibition at the White Horse Bookshop Gallery during shop hours until 3 November 2017 - admission freeJuliet Wood's 'Brilliant Young Musicians' - can be seen at the Juliet Wood exhibition at the White Horse Bookshop Gallery during shop hours until 3 November 2017 - admission freeRecitals by visiting Brilliant Young International Pianists and Musicians at St Peter's Church, Marlborough begin their sixth series on Sunday, October 29 with the duo Judith Choi-Castro (violin) & JP Ekins (piano), who have both played in previous series - but as soloists.

 

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