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Marlborough recycling centre to close for six working days

21-09-2017

  Following the change in contractors for most of Wiltshire Council's household recycling centres, a refurbishment and improvement programme is beginning with centres closing for short periods while the work takes place.

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Pharmacy Technician or Dispenser - Ramsbury & Wanborough Surgery

21-09-2017

GP Surgery seeks:   Pharmacy Technician or Dispenser Approximately 20 hours per week   Excellent communication, organisational and accuracy skills are required.  Ideally, we are looking for a person qualified to NVQ Level 2 or equivalent as a minimum.  Successful applicant will be expected to be friendly, approachable and maintain a high level of confidentiality...

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Match report: Marlborough Town Ladies FC v Trowbridge Town Ladies

21-09-2017 Emma Brown

Sunday 17 September Marlborough Town Ladies FC  2;   Trowbridge Town Ladies 3   Marlborough’s third game of the season saw them pitched against Trowbridge Town Ladies.Trowbridge are a team full of speed, skill and slick passing that have proved to be testing foes on a number of occasions last season in both the league...

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George Lane: Roadworks on the way?

20-09-2017

  Sirs,   Is the repainting of the double yellow lines in George Lane an indication that the road is about to be resurfaced or that it is going to be left in the disgusting state it is in with a lot of the top surface on the pavement ?   Yours, Mrs K N Pinchen...

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Following in the footsteps of a 1920s expedition to the Arctic

20-09-2017

In a talk in aid of the Kempson Rosedale Enterprise Trust, James Lam will be telling the story of his recent expedition Spitzbergen Retraced at the Theatre on the Hill, Marlborough on Friday, September 22 at 7.30.  

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Second meeting for residents hit by traffic & parking problems

20-09-2017

  The Marlborough Area Board is hosting a second meeting for residents of the Kingsbury/Silverless/Herd Streets area to hear how Wiltshire Council is responding to concerns residents raised at the previous meeting - which was very well attended.

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Intense training pays off for Bedwyn GP Anne Woods in gruelling adventure race

20-09-2017

  Super fit Bedwyn GP Dr Anne Woods from The Old School Surgery in Great Bedwyn and her partner, Royal Artillery Lieutenant Colonel Alex Freeborn came runners-up in the gruelling and tough ‘Questars’ Adventure race across the Brecon Beacons.This Questars Adventure Race in Wales was organised for the Royal Artillery as...

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Loaded with cupcakes, the Healthwatch NHS roadshow is in Marlborough on Wednesday, 20 September

19-09-2017

  Staff and volunteers from the county’s independent health and care champion, Healthwatch Wiltshire, are in the road with their 1969 classic campervan to find out what people think about their local health and care services.  

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Final permission granted to Redrow for housing on the Salisbury Road development

19-09-2017

  Meeting last week, Wiltshire Council's Strategic Planning Committee have given the final go ahead for Redrow's housing element of the Salisbury Road development.  

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GWH congratulated by Jeremy Hunt for a near-perfect score

19-09-2017

  Amidst all the talk of health service cuts, targets, waiting times and delayed transfers of care there comes a pat on the back for GWH from the very centre of the NHS.

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Marlborough remembers Passchendaele

Whilst the commemorations were taking place at Ypres, in Belgium to remember the those who fell at the terrible and intense Great War battle of Passchendaele, Alec Light (left), Chairman of Marlborough British Legion and Wiltshire Councillor Stewart Dobson (right) added Marlborough’s note of remembrance to the centenary by laying a wreath at the War Memorial by the Wye House roundabout.

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White Horse Bookshop - a prize for the 100,000 customer

The White Horse Bookshop on the day of its grand reopening in April 2014, with manager Angus MacLennan being interviewed for local radio on the pavement outsideThe White Horse Bookshop on the day of its grand reopening in April 2014, with manager Angus MacLennan being interviewed for local radio on the pavement outside
In the three years and a bit since the rejuvenated White Horse Bookshop reopened there have been very nearly 100,000 purchases of books, art equipment or tickets that the White Horse offers to its customers.

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Parking.... One thing that we all have an opinion about, now time to have your say

 Marlborough Town Council have taken the plunge and are inviting residents, visitors, and anyone who has an opinion regarding parking in the town to air their views by means of an online survey.

 

Mayor Mervyn Hall Chairman of the Marlborough Area Neighbourhood Plan told marlborough.news,  “the two big topics that came out of the consultation for the Marlborough Area Neighbourhood Plan were affordable housing, especially for young people and parking.”

 

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Prehistoric Marlborough: primary school pupils will be playing where once Neolithic men and women lived

In November 2016, Cotswold Archaeology undertook an archaeological excavation in Marlborough on behalf of Kier Construction. The work was completed in advance of new school buildings for Marlborough St. Mary’s Primary School. This year, work on analysing the results took place and a publication of those results is in preparation.

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