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Just another Aldbourne Christmas? Lights, camera, action - but not before that cross is covered

15-12-2018

Aldbourne Parish Council got just 24-hours notice: please could the village Green be used to make an advertisement for Vodafone?  The answer was 'yes'.   And the production company making the advert was paying - but it was not going to be an easy ride.

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Bethlehem today: Baroness Tonge visits Marlborough

14-12-2018 A Correspondent

At a packed meeting in St. Peters Church last Thursday evening, Baroness Jenny Tonge talked about the situation in Bethlehem today.

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Rabley Wood View residents soon to lose play area to developers: Uncertainty as to replacement

13-12-2018

At Monday's (10 December) full meeting of the Town Council it was announced that Wiltshire Council had given advance warning that the children's playground will have to close very soon.

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Dispensary Receptionist - Ramsbury & Wanborough Surgery

13-12-2018

Dispensary Receptionist 23.5 hours per week    We are looking for a receptionist to join the Dispensary Team.   Excellent communication, organisational and accuracy skills are required.  The successful applicant will be expected to be friendly, approachable and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.   For an application pack please contact the surgery...

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Dispenser - Ramsbury & Wanborough Surgery

13-12-2018

Dispenser 16 hours per week    Excellent customer service, communication, organisational and accuracy skills are required.  You will be required to work alongside our Dispensary Team members providing dispensing services to our patients.  Your duties will include preparing prescriptions, liaising with all prescribers, dealing with queries face to face or on the...

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Mid-Day Supervisory Assistant - Marlborough St Mary's

13-12-2018

  Mid-Day Supervisory Assistant     The Governing Body of St. Mary’s School is seeking to employ a Mid-Day Supervisory Assistantto work 1 hour per day, from Monday to Friday, supporting the children at lunchtimes. As an Mid-Day Supervisory Assistant (MDSA) you will be responsible for setting up/clearing the hall for lunch, encouraging and supporting the children in the...

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"Power to the people!" Lucy Gomes on Wiltshire Council cabinet's decisions on outdoor education

12-12-2018

At the meeting on Tuesday (December 11), Wiltshire Council cabinet agreed that outdoor education will continue in the county.  The details of this decision were outlined in marlborough.news' earlier report on the proposals going before the cabinet meeting.

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Town Councillors pledge support for the Ogbourne St George speed limit campaign

12-12-2018

Councillors unanimously expressed their support for the campaign to extend the 50 mph speed restriction on the A346 between Ogbourne St Andrew and Ogbourne St George to include a notoriously dangerous stretch covering two minor junctions.

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Cause of Brimslade fatal air crash remains a mystery - but instructor was not licenced for the type of aircraft

12-12-2018

The Air Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) have published their report about the crash on 13 July 2017 of a two-seater aircraft at Brismlade Farm near Wootton Rivers which killed the two pilots aboard. The report comes to no definite conclusion as to the cause of the crash.  

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When will the bins be emptied over Christmas? Wiltshire Council announce changes for the holiday period

12-12-2018

Wiltshire Council have just announced the waste and recycling collection date changes for the Christmas / New Year period.  

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Day out on the canal for the elderly of Bedwyn

In this current environment of tight budgets, cuts and the squeezing out of all but the essential across the whole health and social care arena, it is increasingly frequent that the 'softer' issues such as social inclusion and engagement with the community of those less able to get out and become involved suffer.  

 

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New restaurant and bar in former Conservative Club with Shakespearean connections

Jackie Dicks, Manager of The White Harte in the Conservative Club outside the newly refurbished buildingJackie Dicks, Manager of The White Harte in the Conservative Club outside the newly refurbished buildingIt was the end of an era when Marlborough Conservative Association’s offices, which had been situated on the High Street for over a hundred years, moved to Devizes.  However, the premises have been given a half a million pound make-over and now offer a very stylish and comfortable restaurant/bar open to all.

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Marlborough Rugby: this time local rivals Chippenham to make it six out of six

Joe Visei breaks through an attempted tackle supported by Semisi Rasivo, Jake Williams and Henry WebsterJoe Visei breaks through an attempted tackle supported by Semisi Rasivo, Jake Williams and Henry Webster

Marlborough 36  -  21 Chippenham

 

Marlborough continued their excellent start to the season with a sixth win in a row and against another local rival, this time Chippenham.  The whole Club is enjoying their first ever time in Level Six and every week brings a new challenge and a Club that they've either never faced or not faced in a very long time.  As they go into each game, the squad know how much respect every team deserves and the physicality they bring, but are confident in the style of rugby they are trying to play.

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Marlborough achieves a Community First award for transforming the Youth Centre

Mayor Lisa Farrell receives the very first Local Council Community Award from Community First's president, Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, Mrs Sarah Rose TroughtonMayor Lisa Farrell receives the very first Local Council Community Award from Community First's president, Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire, Mrs Sarah Rose TroughtonOn behalf of the Marlborough Town Council Mayor Lisa Farrell was presented with the inaugral Local Council Community Award from Community First at their AGM and Award Ceremony held last night, Thursday 11 October in Devizes.

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ARMISTICE 1918: a special reading of Wilfred Owen's poems & letters exactly one hundred years since he was killed in battle

On Monday, 4 November 1918 Second Lieutenant Wilfred Owen was killed in action during the crossing of the Sambre-Oise Canal.  On Sunday, 4 November 2018 Marlborough Town Hall will host War, And The  Pity Of War - a programme of Owen's poetry and letters read by distinguished actors Dame Janet Suzman and Alex Waldmann.

 

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Triple honours for Marlborough in Bloom!

Marlborough in Bloom team led by chairman Steve Pascall clutching trophies and displaying flagMarlborough in Bloom team led by chairman Steve Pascall clutching trophies and displaying flagGold for the second year running in the South West in Bloom RHS competition.  Trophy for highest marks in category from South West Travel Association.  Sponsors’ Cup for the most meritorious entry.

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