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Royal opening for Marlborough St Mary's - Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall to perform the ceremony

19-01-2018 Sue Round

On Tuesday January 30th Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, will visit Marlborough St Mary’s CEVC Primary School to officially open the new school.

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Marlborough launch for new Wiltshire based charity aiming to help young people

18-01-2018 Sue Round

An enthusiastic audience of well over a hundred attended the launch of the new Wiltshire charity Thriving Through Venture (TTV) at Marlborough Town Hall (January 17). The charity has been set up amid concerns that we have in our society an increasing number of young people who lack self-confidence, self...

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Looking at Welfare: Receiving and Giving

18-01-2018 Andrew Studdert-Kennedy

  Perhaps it’s the time of year, perhaps it’s the outbreak of flu but the news in the opening days of 2018 has been reminiscent of Private Fraser’s catchphrase from Dad’s Army, ‘We’re doomed’.  Queues in hospital corridors, a crisis in social care provision and the prospect of huge black holes...

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Livestock Manager (Fixed Term) - Sheepdrove Organic Farm

18-01-2018

  Livestock Manager (Fixed Term)   Sheepdrove Organic Farm     The Livestock Manager will take responsibility for the 110 suckler cows and followers and 500 ewe flock.You will also be responsible for managing the Farm Team on a day to day basis, record keeping, medicine administration and livestock recording.  You will ensure that all legal requirements...

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Campaign revived for safer A4 west of the College and more cycle-ways

16-01-2018

Accusations of people driving at excessive speed - sometimes with the result shown above - and evidence of poor safety provision for pedestrians along the Bath Road/A4 west of the College, were discussed by the Town Council's Planning Committee of Monday (January 15).  

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Nursery Administrator - Little Saints Nursery, St Francis School

16-01-2018

  Nursery Administrator   Part Time (15hrs per week), Annual (52 week) contractRequired February 2018   Little Saints Nursery, at St Francis School, is currently recruiting a Nursery Administrator to join our caring, passionate and professional team.  The successful candidate will work with the Nursery Manager, taking responsibility for the financial and administration aspects of...

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Hockey: Marlborough men's first team back on form - a clean sheet & eight goals

16-01-2018 Matt Way

Marlborough started the second half of the season - with their home game against Bristol UWE (January 13) - knowing they needed to get back into the rhythm that saw them win their six opening games.   And reassuringly that was exactly what happened. 

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Town Council's plea to Wiltshire Council as decision on sale of Rabley Wood View open space nears

16-01-2018

The controversy over the sale for a housing development of the well-used and safe open space and amenity land off Rabley Wood View, is about to move to County Hall, Trowbridge.  The deadline is approaching for the final decision by Wiltshire Council's cabinet on their plan to sell the land.

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George Lane and London Road to be re-surfaced in April

16-01-2018

Now for some welcome news:  Members of Marlborough Town Council's Planning Committee were told on Monday (January 14) that Wiltshire Council is to re-surface George Lane and London Road in April - the first month of the new financial year.

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Understanding homelessness in our community

Sue Elks (MAPAG) (left) and Sarah Johnson (Assertive Outreach Worker with Wiltshire Council)Sue Elks (MAPAG) (left) and Sarah Johnson (Assertive Outreach Worker with Wiltshire Council)It seemed appropriate, that as temperatures plummet below freezing and winter sets in, that Marlborough Area Board should be discussing the problems of homelessness in Marlborough and the wider Wiltshire community.

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St John’s is Alive with the Sound of Music!

Holly Kenvin, Head of Music, rehearses Beethoven with St John's OrchestraHolly Kenvin, Head of Music, rehearses Beethoven with St John's OrchestraOver 150 students from Years 7-13 have been busy rehearsing to perform at St John’s Autumn Concert, Theatre on the Hill on Thursday 23 November.  Open to family and friends, the programme is an eclectic mix of classical, jazz, folk and popular music, from Beethoven to Bernstein and Handel to Take That!

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It’s a bug’s life at St John’s

Leafy the leaf insect and Cactus the stick insects make new friendsLeafy the leaf insect and Cactus the stick insects make new friendsYear 7’s at St. John’s were treated to a hands on workshop with all sorts of exotic creepy crawlies and snakes when Jonathan’s Jungle Roadshow visited the school on Tuesday November 28.

 

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A Small Grant Means the Going’s Good at Greatwood!

Mayor Cllr Mervyn Hall handing over a cheque for £427 to Jane Muir-Brooks of Greatwood, with supervision from LouisMayor Cllr Mervyn Hall handing over a cheque for £427 to Jane Muir-Brooks of Greatwood, with supervision from LouisBased just outside Marlborough Greatwood is a charity that takes in retired racehorses and combines their rehabilitation with educational programmes for disadvantaged children and adults with special educational needs (SEN).  

 

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Santa’s Workshop – a festive play for all the family by St John's students in aid of Hannah's Trees charity

Year 10 St John’s Students - Wendy, the wind-up doll and Jessie the cowboyYear 10 St John’s Students - Wendy, the wind-up doll and Jessie the cowboySt John’s BTEC Performing Arts Tech Award students are performing ‘Santa’s Workshop’ on Tuesday 12 December at 6.30pm in Marlborough Town Hall and Wednesday 13 December at St John’s Theatre on the Hill and raising money for the charity Hannah’s Trees in the process.

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