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Reports: Baroness Scott has agreed to stand down as Wiltshire Council leader...next year

22-04-2018

Marlborough.news has heard substantive reports in the media that Baroness Scott has agreed to stand down next year as Wiltshire Council's leader.  

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OXENWOOD CLOSURE: Wiltshire Council ignoring interest from organisations wanting to continue Oxenwood's work for school children

22-04-2018

Marlborough.news understands that there are two organisations with proven records in the field that are keen to take over the Oxenwood Outside Education Centre and to continue its work.  

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Protests mount over Wiltshire Council closure of outdoor education centres - they will be raised at Monday's Annual Town Meeting

20-04-2018

The decision by Wiltshire Council to close two outdoor education centres - Oxenwood near Marlborough and Braeside in Devizes - has caused mounting protest and opposition across the area.

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Great Bedwyn CE Primary school joins Excalibur Academies Trust

20-04-2018 Sue Round

Great Bedwyn CE Primary School, rated as 'Outstanding' in its latest OFSTED has become the latest school to join the Excalibur Academies Trust.    

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"A glaring omission" made good - historic Marlborough finally gets its own museum

20-04-2018

Marlborough has a Museum.  It is in the Merchant's House and it was formally opened on Wednesday (April 18) by Sir John Sykes who was the first - and long serving - chairman of the Merchant's House Trust.

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Assistant Manager (Full Time) - Cook Marlborough

19-04-2018

  Assistant Manager: Cook Marlborough   (Full Time)     We are looking for an outstanding individual to help us to continue to create a remarkable food business, with a warm welcoming shop and a high level of personal service and expertise you don’t find elsewhere.  Help lead our small shop teams who are responsible for delivering...

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First cuckoo of Axford’s spring

18-04-2018

Former Marlborough Town Mayor, Margaret Rose has told marlborough.newsthat  she heard her first cuckoo of the year in Axford on Wednesday morning (April 18).

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Army keep fit for Mayor’s charities

18-04-2018 Sue Round

Town Mayor, Councillor Mervyn Hall’s chosen charities - Julia’s House and Home Start Kennet - received a military boost today, 18 April, thanks to forty soldiers from the 4th Military Intelligence Battalion (4MI).  

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Bees are in trouble - but they're getting good support from Bee Roadzz Week

18-04-2018

Transition Marlborough started the first Bee Road campaign in our area, and on Tuesday evening a wider scheme was launched to take action on the bee crisis.  Bee Roadzz is a collaborative project between Transition Marlborough and the Marlborough Downs Space for Nature.  

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Lots to be won in Marlborough Tennis' fund raising auctions as opening for the new courts draws closer

18-04-2018

A day out driving a combine harvester over the Marlborough Downs - one of the dreams of many a young person (or not-so-young in many cases!).  This could be yours, but first you have to bid for and win this fantastic day out in the auction being held at the...

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Rabley Wood View land sale: Town Mayor's appreciation for Councillors' & Jayne Baker's addresses to Wiltshire Councillors

Mrs Jayne Baker addressing the Cabinet - on her right her husband & on her left Councillor Guy LoosmoreMrs Jayne Baker addressing the Cabinet - on her right her husband & on her left Councillor Guy LoosmoreAt Monday's meeting of the Full Council Town Council (March 5), the Town Mayor, Councillor Mervyn Hall, made a point of adding his own appreciation of Councillors Stewart Dobson and Guy Loosmore and Mrs Jayne Baker for their addresses to Wiltshire Council's Cabinet which was meeting to agree the appropriation and sale for housing of amenity land off Rabley Wood View.

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Community litter pick put on ice!

Not a drop of litter in sight!  A sprinkling of snow covers any rubbish waiting to be picked up on The GreenNot a drop of litter in sight! A sprinkling of snow covers any rubbish waiting to be picked up on The GreenMarlborough’s community litter pick scheduled to take place this weekend, March 2 to 4 has been postponed for two weeks until 16-18 March. The ‘Beast from the East’ is likely to hide any litter under a blanket of snow as well as creating safety issues for volunteers negotiating hazardous snowy and icy pavements.

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Marlborough's traders being strangled by roadworks chaos - businesses report up to 50% loss of sales

DIY Rainbow - what their customers have to negotiate to get in to the shopDIY Rainbow - what their customers have to negotiate to get in to the shopTwo weeks ago Wiltshire Council asked Scottish and Southern Electricity (SSE) to postpone their road works involving temporary traffic lights where the High Street meets New Road and The Parade in order to ease traffic problems in the town.  And the road works did indeed stop but all the equipment was just abandoned.

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Mayor's charity lecture to raise money for Julia's House and for Home-Start

Mayor Mervyn Hall preparing for the Mayor's Charity LectureMayor Mervyn Hall preparing for the Mayor's Charity LectureMayor Mervyn Hall, in conjunction with Marlborough History Society, has organised a lecture to explore World War I from the German perspective.  The lecture to be held in the Town Hall on Friday March 16 (7pm for 7.30pm) is being given by local historian and retired teacher, Michael Hart.  Entry is free but there will be a charity collection for Julia’s House and for Home Start during the event.

 

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Mangoes to Marlborough

As part of Fairtrade Fortnight there will be a meeting entitled Mangoes to Marlborough from The Gambia.  It is on Saturday, 3 March in Marlborough Town Hall in the presence of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.  Marlborough was recognised as a Fairtrade Town in 2016.

 

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Former social housing at Moffat House in London Road to become flats

The former social housing in Moffat House on the London Road is to be turned into nine flats - as laid out in a planning application and application for Listed Building Consent lodged with Wiltshire Council.  After a brief discussion of the applicaitons, Marlborough Town councillors on the planning committee voted unanimously that they had no objections to the conversion (February 19).

 

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