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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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Yet more of the High Street's independent retail sparkle is extinguished - Lighting of Distinction to close after more than thirty years

Lighting of Distinction, adjacent to EAST which is also closingLighting of Distinction, adjacent to EAST which is also closingLighting of Distinction, with its vast range of lamps and light fittings as well as all things electrical from toasters and kettles to radios and clocks, will close no later than May.  Following hard on the heels of East it is the latest casualty in Marlborough’s High Street.

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Marlborough in Bloom 2018 - going for gold again

Steve Pascall, new Chairman of Marlborough in Bloom, making a start on the litter pickingSteve Pascall, new Chairman of Marlborough in Bloom, making a start on the litter pickingHaving achieved Gold in the 2017 Royal Horticultural Society’s ‘South West in Bloom’ competition this year’s Marlborough in Bloom Committee are not going to rest on their laurels.

 

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Marlborough under siege from the HiViz hordes armed with temporary traffic lights

George Lane at lunchtime today, not normally a busy periodGeorge Lane at lunchtime today, not normally a busy periodFrom North, South or attempting to drive through - Marlborough appears to be under siege from gangs of HiViz attired workmen with temporary traffic light systems each causing a hold-up, but together causing mayhem or chaos every evening and afternoon due to the apparent lack planning or co-ordination.

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St John's stages sell-out production of 'Annie'

Year 7 student, Beth, in the lead role as AnnieYear 7 student, Beth, in the lead role as AnnieTickets for ‘Annie’ at St. John’s Theatre on the Hill on Feb 7,8 and 9 have been sold out for over a week.  Produced by Head of Drama, Miss Matyla, the cast of over a hundred students from Years 7 to 12 and a dog are getting ready to entertain their audiences.

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Stonehenge 'Expressway' consultation comes to Lockeridge - as people in Avebury question impact on World Heritage Site status

The latest - and final? - controversial 'Expressway' plans for 'dualling' a section of the A303 and burying part of the road by Stonehenge in a twin-bore tunnel, are out to consultation.  The Highways England consultation road show will be at the Kennet Valley Hall, Lockeridge on Thursday, February 22 between 2pm and 8pm.

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