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Residential Care Worker - Esland Group, Devizes

20-07-2017

  Residential Care Worker    About The Esland Group With 35+ years of residential childcare experience between the two legacy organisations, Esland has over 20 residential children’s homes and one school, our portfolio is spread across the Midlands, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire, Wiltshire, Kent & London regions of England.At Esland, we have a clear mission of...

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Chilvester Financial sign up as long term sponsor for Marlborough Rugby as Elisi Vunipola joins as Head Coach

19-07-2017

   Marlborough Rugby Football Club have just announced two very important signings:   firstly, Elis Vunipola, former Tonga international fly half, and uncle of England internationals Billy and Mako joins as Head Coach, and secondly, Chilvester Financial commit to a long-term five year sponsorship deal which will provide funding to support...

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Wiltshire Museum's new gallery space to attract exhibitions from national museums

19-07-2017

  The Wiltshire Museum in Devizes is creating a new Special Exhibition gallery that will be suitable to take exhibits from national museums.

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Refurbishment of Marlborough Youth Centre wins £10,000 Area Board Grant

19-07-2017

  Marlborough Town Council's decision to turn the deserted building that once housed Wiltshire Council's Development Centre for Young People into a working Community and Youth Centre, got a boost from the Marlborough Area Board with a £10,000 grant towards refurbishment.

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Marlborough Golf Club Junior Captain hands £850 cheque to St Mary’s Under Fives

18-07-2017

Alex Jewell chose St Mary’s Under Fives as his Junior Captain’s charity for his year in office.

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Brimslade air crash - a tribute to one of those who tragically died

17-07-2017

  The wife of one of the men who tragically died in a light aircraft crash near Marlborough has asked Wiltshire Police to release the following tribute. Kirsty Boazman said: “In the early evening of Thursday 13 July my precious and outrageously talented husband, Paul Gunnell (PG to most),...

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Brennan winner at Hills Wiltshire Professionals’ Golf Championship

17-07-2017

Nick Brennan of Tony Valentine Golf Centre was the winner of the 37th Hills Wiltshire Professionals’ Golf Championship held at Marlborough Golf Club on Thursday, July 6. Brennan scored an overall three under par. Despite a forecast of heavy rain and thunderstorms, perfect conditions prevailed throughout the day and 19...

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Marlborough networkers can discover how to prevent paper panic

17-07-2017

Paper panic and how to prevent it is the topic of conversation at the next Marlborough Chamber of Commerce business breakfast. Guest speaker Sammy Ryan will explain how her company, Strictly Organised, helps clients get to grips with piles of paperwork.The event takes place at Marlborough Golf Club from 7.30am on...

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Big crowds at Marden Open Day as time runs out for archaeologists working on the Cat's Brain long barrow

16-07-2017

  Six hundred and seventy-three people went to Marden for the Open Day on Saturday (July 15) to see Reading University's final explorations there - and to see the major discovery of a long barrow at nearby Cat's Brain.

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Marlborough Golf Club Seniors Open attracts record entry

16-07-2017

Marlborough Golf Club has hosted its annual Dick Lovett BMW Seniors Open - with a record 139 golfers taking part.

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General Election hustings: Claire Perry rules out grammar schools for Wiltshire

Candidate Claire Perry answering a question

Candidate Claire Perry answering a question

 

At a Devizes constituency election hustings in St Mary's Church on Tuesday evening (May 30), the Conservative candidate Claire Perry, ruled out introducing grammar schools in Wiltshire.  

 

Mrs Perry, who was educated at a comprehensive school, told the audience of about 175 people: "I don't see the need for grammar schools in this rural constituency."  The Conservative manifesto does not say the government will build new grammar schools, but it does say: "We will lift the ban on the establishment of selective schools..."

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Salisbury Road development: Redrow close to agreement on hotel contract

Redrow have applied for planning permission to put this sign on the edge of the site by the A346

Redrow have applied for planning permission to put this sign on the edge of the site by the A346

 

Two senior executives from Redrow, the developers for the Salisbury Road housing, came to answer questions from the Marlborough Town Council planning committee on Tuesday (May 30.)   

This meeting saw three important developments in the scheme. However at their planning committee meeting, councillors were unhappy with the mix of housing types and are seeking a revision - see above for separate story .

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Regulator finds Coombe End Court care home still in need of improvement

 

A new report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) on the Coombe End care home in London Road, Marlborough still gives it an overall rating of "requires improvement" - but emphasises that the service it provides is "caring".


This report (May 25) follows one in April 2015 which rated the home's service as 'inadequate' and imposed 'enforcement action' on various issues.  The follow-up inspection in January 2016 found that the home still required improvements.

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Town Councillors' plea to change mix of Salisbury Road housing development

Redrow's 'Marlborough' design...not designed specifically for the Salisbury Road development

Redrow's 'Marlborough' design...not designed specifically for the Salisbury Road development

 

Having just met with Redrow executives, the Marlborough Town Council planning committee went into formal session and among other business, considered the 'reserved matters' application from Redrow for the Salisbury Road development.  This would almost certainly be the last chance to influence the development.

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Barbury launches business club to reach Wiltshire enterprises

Barbury: international eventing stars and for 2017 new business opportunities

Barbury International Horse Trials, now in its twenty-first year, has launched a new business club, designed to make the event appealing to small and medium-sized businesses in Wiltshire and along the M4 corridor.  The 2017 trials run from Thursday, July 6 to Sunday, July 9.

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Marlborough St Mary’s the main winner at the Area Board

Cabling already in place for the installation of the new White Board interactive technology

The new Marlborough St Mary’s school was awarded a grant of £11,638 from the Community Area Grants Scheme at last night’s (23 May) Area Board meeting to go towards the purchase of interactive white boards.  This represents approximately one-third of the overall cost of this equipment.

According to Cath Black, Head of IT at the new school, introduction of these new energy-efficient white boards will enable teachers to create eye-catching teaching materials and will promote a style of active visual-based teaching and learning that will make the classroom fun for both teacher and student.  The new boards will be installed in time for the opening of the new school in September.

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